The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia was Home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing a million miles around the world. Now you can experience this famous ship which has been named in TripAdvisors UK Top Ten for the last 5 years and has consistently been judged Scotland's best visitor attraction by national tourism agency, VisitScotland, for twelve years' running. 

Follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover what made Britannia so special to all who knew her. Explore our Visitor Centre and the Royal Yacht’s five decks with our fascinating complimentary audio tour, available in 30 languages plus British Sign Language tablet, Braille script and a children’s version.

See where the young princes, William and Harry, spent their summer holidays. Where kings and queens, world leaders and celebrities were entertained, from Frank Sinatra and Liz Taylor to Presidents Mandela and Clinton.

Enjoy stunning waterfront views in our Royal Deck Tea Room. Sample our speciality teas and coffees, delicious home-made soups, sandwiches and scones, served by our waiters and all made on board in the original Royal Galley.

Britannia’s five main decks are open for you to explore at your own pace. They are accessible for wheelchair users, single buggies and those with limited mobility.

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