From Friday, 25 January, the Royal Deck Tea Room will be celebrating the life and poetry of Scotland's bard, Robert Burns, with a special treat on the menu. Haggis, neeps and tatties with a delicious whisky and wholegrain mustard sauce will be prepared by the Chefs in the Royal Galley…
As VisitScotland reports a downturn in visitor numbers across the country last year, The Royal Yacht Britannia, berthed in Edinburgh, today announced its strongest figures in 10 years.
In 2012 we brought you photographs to show the fascinating work that goes into building a bronze statue from its commissioning.
From all at The Royal Yacht Britannia, we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year. As we prepare for an exciting year ahead to celebrate 60 years sinceBritannia's launch, we have been reflecting on the main events of the past 12 months.
Visitors were in the festive spirit at our annual Christmas
weekend (8 & 9 December). Mulled wine and shortbread were
served in the Chief Petty Officers' mess and Santa even made an
What could be more perfect than enjoying a delicious glass of
mulled wine in theRoyal Deck Tea
Room? It's been a firm favourite amongst Britannia's visitors
this Christmas, so we wanted to share the recipe with you!
This week, we have some exclusive photographs of the incredible
attention to detail that goes into preparing for an evening event on
Like all Royal Navy ships, Britannia had its
own NAAFI where the
Yotties could buy sweets, magazines, papers and essentials like
Britannia is a very special place for Debbie
McGowan and Simon Hartley; for it was 15 years ago that they first
cast eyes on each other at a charity event on board, hosted
by The Princess
Royal in Aberdeen.
We are counting down the hours now to the Christmas Weekend
aboard Britannia. In preparation, members from the
retail, visitor experience and maintenance teams spent a full two
days decorating the ship with some stunning decorations.