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Tickets for The Royal Yacht Britannia: Fast Track Entrance + Audio Guide

See Her Majesty's floating Royal residence

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:30 - 16:30
Tomorrow
09:30 - 16:30
Saturday
09:30 - 16:30
Sunday
09:30 - 16:30
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:30
Duration
2 hours
Highlights
  • Enjoy an audio tour of The Royal Yacht Britannia - ocean-bound home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years
  • Enjoy your visit with the included audio guide (there's even a special audio guide for kids)!
  • See the Visitor Center and five decks of the ship, including State Apartments, a 3-meter LEGO replica of the Britannia, and even the on-board Rolls-Royce Phantom V!
Description

Now docked in Edinburgh, the Royal Yacht Britannia is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. Walk the decks and State Rooms with an audio guide and learn the ship's fascinating history. Spend time on this beautiful historic ship - with zero chance of getting seasick. Ahoy!

The Royal Yacht Britannia was the ocean-based home of Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over a million miles around the world!

From the moment you arrive, you'll be swept up into a world of nautical luxury and pristine privilege. Soak up the atmosphere in the Visitor Center, as you learn the history of Royal Yachts through exhibits and photos, including a 3-meter LEGO version of the Britannia. Then grab an audio guide and walk the gangplank onto the Britannia herself.

Explore all five decks, including the Sun Lounge, the Engine Room, and the Royal Deck Tea Room, where many a Royal traveler enjoyed a cuppa with a view. The State Apartments, where guests like Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill once slept, are also covered by the audio guide.

Don't forget to visit the gleaming Rolls-Royce Phantom V, which once traveled on the ship, and is still aboard. When you're all shipped out, you can head back to Leith on extended shore leave, with plenty of memories and photos of your time aboard this first-rate five-star vessel.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instant ticket delivery
Priority Entrance
What's included
  • Free Audio Guide
Instructions

Use the ticket holder line and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive, EH6 6JJ, Edinburgh
Key info
Audio guide
Available in 27 languages
Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible; audio handset tour in English for the visually impaired available; script in English braille available; guide dogs allowed
Additional info

Getting There

  • Bus: Lothian services 11, 22 or 35
  • Car: Follow signs for Edinburgh and Leith, or North Edinburgh. Then, follow brown Britannia signs. Free parking at Ocean Terminal (blue car park, level E is nearest to the Visitor Centre and has disabled spaces)
Reviews
Sep 19, 2018
A rare insight into another world !
Sep 19, 2018
This is an amazing experience. All the staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. Very well organised.
Sep 18, 2018
Easy booking our tickets. Fantastic tour will recommend it, BUT take out a mortgage
For a cup of coffee
Sep 17, 2018
Very enjoyable and worthwhile trip. Greatly informative - how the other half live!!
Sep 16, 2018
It was a fascinating tour. It’s a shame that the yacht was decommissioned during the time the Labor party was in power.
The tour was excellent with the audio guide supplying all the information needed.
Sep 15, 2018
Fantastic tour that has to be done
Sep 14, 2018
U dont need to print it out, just bring mobile phone with u.
Sep 14, 2018
Wonderful
Sep 12, 2018
Very easy to book. Not timed slots. We had senior citizen discount. Arrived about 1 hour after opening. It is brilliantly organised. The audio guide was free. We never felt rushed or overcrowded. The signs for the various decks are clear and it is impossible to get lost. We took the 22 bus from Princess st to the Ocean dock at Leith. After the exhibition, we walked back to Edingburgh by the Leith Walk and ended up at the Botanical Gardens.
Sep 11, 2018
well planned and unhurried

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What do these tickets include?
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