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Royal Yacht Britannia Tickets, Edinburgh

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Key Highlights

  • Visit one of the United Kingdom’s top attractions, the Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Explore the former floating residence of the British Royal family
  • Visit all the five decks of the yacht; the State Apartments, the Engine Room and more!
  • Voted the UK’s No.1 attraction in 2014 by Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    You can spend as long as you wish at the Royal Yacht Britannia

    Start time

    Royal Yacht Britannia is open at the following times:
    1 April to 31 October: 9:30am to 4pm (Last admission) 1 November to 31 March: 10am to 3:30pm (Last admission)

    Meeting Point

    Royal Yacht Britannia is located at Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
    By rail: The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley
    By bus: Lothian Bus services from Edinburgh city centre are 11, 22 or 35.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Visit Scotland’s top attraction, the Royal Yacht Britannia which served the British Royal family for 44 years. See the Queen’s floating Royal residence which has travelled over a million miles and presently has been moored permanently in Leith, Edinburgh.

    The Royal Yacht Britannia has been the place for several royal holidays, official affairs and it was on this vessel that Prince Charles and Princess Diana sailed around the Mediterranean after they got married. The yacht has also played host to famous guests such as Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill.

    See the elegant State Apartments and Royal Bedrooms, the relaxing Sun Lounge and the Royal Deck Tea Room. Your entrance ticket also lets you explore the life below decks in the Sick Bay and the Laundry. You will visit all the five decks of this glorious vessel.

    On the yacht, audio guides are available in 27 languages which give insight into the private and public lives of the Royals.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Royal Yacht Britannia admission ticket
    • Audio Guide available in the following languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Brazilian Portuguese.
    • BSL tablet for visitors with hearing impairment and Braille Script for visitors who are visually impaired


    • Hotel transfers
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The Royal Yacht Britannia is wheelchair-friendly
    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Fantastic experience. Booking system was easy and hassle free. Over all a wonderful experience....

      sandeep bhatnagar