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07 November 2017: Former Wren reunited with Royal Yacht medics

Lost Wren

After 25 Years, former Navy Wren returns to Britannia to meet the medics who saved her injured fingers. Read more...

31 May 2017: Edinburgh’s Royal Yacht Britannia in TripAdvisor’s UK Top 10

The Royal Yacht Britannia, in Edinburgh, has held its position TripAdvisor’s Top 10 UK Travellers’ Choice Landmark attractions awards for the fifth year running. Read more...

1 May 2017: New Easter record for The Royal Yacht Britannia

Easter cupcakes crop

The Royal Yacht Britannia announced today its busiest April ever, with an increase of 39% on 2016. Read more...

12 April 2017: Sweet success for Britannia's Stephen Espouy

Stephen

The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating the success of Executive Pastry Chef Stephen Espouy reaching the World Chocolate Masters 2017/18 pre-selections. Read more...

9 March 2017: Plans unveiled for new luxury floating hotel in Edinburgh

Fingal

Plans for Scotland's first luxury static floating hotel were lodged today with the City of Edinburgh Council. Read more...

24 February 2017: The Royal Yacht Britannia celebrates reaching 10,000 reviews on TripAdvisor

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

We are delighted to announce reaching a landmark 10,000 "excellent" reviews on TripAdvisor. Read more.

 5 February 2016: Giant LEGO replica of The Queen’s former floating palace launched at Scotland’s Best Attraction

 Lego Man

LEGO replica model unveiled at The Royal Yacht Britannia! Created using 40,000 bricks and no glue! Read More...

12 January 2016: Scotland’s Best Attraction 10 years’ running

Jan - Scotland's Best Attraction 150x150

We are delighted to announce we have officially been Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for each of the last 10 years, as rated by national tourist board VisitScotland. Read more...

4 January 2016: Britannia Reports Best Year Since Opening Year

UK’s No.1 Attraction records best ever December

The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating achieving its highest visitor numbers since its opening year in 1999. Read more...

25 September 2015: Christmas Gift Guide 2015

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

The Royal Yacht Britannia is proud to offer a superb selection of beautiful Christmas gifts, all available from our Gift Shop on level 2 in Ocean Terminal or on our online shop. Read more...

14 August 2015: The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA welcomes Shirley Spear of The Three Chimneys onto its Board of Trustees

Shirley

Scottish tourism legend Shirley Spear is joining The Royal Yacht Britannia’s Board of Trustees. Read more...

01 July 2015: BRITANNIA Celebrates Best First 6 Months of the Year since 1999

UK’s No.1 Attraction records best ever December


The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating its busiest first 6 months of the year since 1999, which was its first full year of being open to the public. Read more...

10 March 2015: Britannia still rules

UK’s No.1 Attraction records best ever December

As her namesake, the new P& O cruise liner ‘Britannia’ is officially named today by Her Majesty The Queen, in Southampton, The Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh celebrates 17 successful years as a five star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue. Read more...

17 February 2015: Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

We're proud to offer a superb selection of beautiful gifts fit for The Queen - and your mum! Read more...

8 January 2015: UK's No.1 Attraction records best ever December

UK’s No.1 Attraction records best ever December

The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating its busiest December since opening in 1998, with over 12,000 visitors, a 6% growth year on year. Read more...

7 January 2015: The Ultimate Valentine's

Ultimate Valentine's

The Queen’s former floating palace is available exclusively to one lucky couple for the ultimate Valentine’s evening. Read more...

5 November 2014: The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA Christmas Gift Guide

Press release - 2014 Britannia Christmas Gift Guide

The Royal Yacht Britannia is proud to offer a superb selection of beautiful Christmas gifts...Read more

15 August 2014: Just can't stop the beat! Royal Marine to make world record bid for longest solo drum roll.

Roayl Marine world record attempt

A Royal Marine drummer is to make a world record bid for the longest individual drum roll...Read more

11 August 2014: Britannia buys Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

The Royal Yacht Britannia announced today that it has acquired the iconic heritage vessel MV Windsor Castle...Read more

28 July 2014: UK's No.1 Attraction leads the way in accessible tourism in Scotland

Access Statement Launch

With the official launch of its Access Statement on Monday 28 July, by Fergus Ewing, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, The Royal Yacht Britannia, in Edinburgh, is leading the way in accessible tourism in Scotland...Read more

17 June 2014: The Royal Yacht Britannia named No. 1 in the UK

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice

Staff at The Royal Yacht Britannia are thrilled by the news that Britannia has been named the Best Attraction in the UK in the TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards 2014...Read more

12 March 2014: The World's Most Translated Audio Tour

World's Most Translated Audio Tour

The Royal Yacht Britannia can now boast the title of the World's most translated audio tour. Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Thai, Cantonese and Punjabi have been added this year to Britannia's growing list of languages... Read more

13 January 2014: The Ultimate Valentine's Experience aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

Ultimate Valentine's

Propose to a loved one, celebrate an anniversary or simply enjoy an evening together, in one of the most stunning venues in Edinburgh. The iconic five-star Royal Yacht Britannia is exclusively available for the Ultimate Valentine's Experience. Read more

2 January 2014: A bumper year for Britannia.

A bumper year for Britannia

Staff on The Royal Yacht Britannia are celebrating their best year since 2003, welcoming approximately 300,000 visitors from across the world, in a year that marked the 60th Anniversary of the launch of the iconic vessel. Read more

18 November 2013: The Royal Yacht Britannia introduces a new BSL hand-held tablet for deaf and hard of hearing visitors

BSL tablet

Britannia has launched a British Sign Language hand-held tablet to cater for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing. The user-friendly devices enable deaf visitors to enjoy the full tour of this iconic former floating palace. Read more

28 October 2013: Royal Yacht in running for Most Stylish Venue in Scotland

  Royal Yacht In Running For Most Stylish Venue In Scotland

The Royal Yacht Britannia is delighted to be nominated for Most Stylish Entertainment Venue at the Scottish Style Awards in association with Moët & Chandon at a ceremony due to take place in Glasgow on Saturday 9 November. Read more

October 2013: The Royal Yacht Britannia's Christmas gift guide

Christmas gift guide

The Royal Yacht Britannia is proud to offer a superb selection of beautiful Christmas gifts, all available from our Gift Shop on level 2 in Ocean Terminal.. Read more

6 September 2013: Step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia for a fantastic evening

Piper

Year round, Britannia plays host to the most exclusive private evening events in Scotland. This year, for one night only, the Royal Yacht is holding a ticketed event...Read more

1 September 2013: TREASURED RECIPE - The Royal Yacht Britannia's traditional Christmas Puddings

The Wales' stir the Britannia Christmas Pudding

Although everyone is still basking in summer temperatures, preparations have already begun on board for Britannia's famous Christmas puddings! For sixty years the puddings have been made on board The Royal Yacht Britannia by Royal Chefs using their own treasured recipes... Read more

5 August 2013: Britannia presents The Officers' Wardroom

Officers' Wardroom

The Royal Yacht Britannia's Wardroom is steeped in history and tradition. Here, Britannia's top-ranked Officers would gather to dine and relax. Today, from 8 to 18 guests can experience a feast for the senses...Read more

1 August 2013: An Exceptional Royal Experience

Royal Edinburgh Ticket

Britain's Royal heritage has intrigued and enticed visitors for decades. In Edinburgh, the heart of Royal Scotland, you can explore the three majestic jewels in the crown of Scotland's capital city with the Royal Edinburgh Ticket...Read more

24 July 2013: Birth of a Prince

Congratulations message

The Royal Yacht Britannia is delighted to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son...Read more

17 July 2013: The Royal Yacht Britannia's new range for little princes and princesses

Britannia's new range for little princes and princesses

The Royal Yacht Britannia presents their new range of baby clothing designed for little princes and princesses...Read more

25 June 2013: Britannia is the Travellers' Choice

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2013

Scotland's best attraction, The Royal Yacht Britannia, in Edinburgh, has won a prestigious TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award...Read more

24 June 2013: Britannia says 'Ahoy!' to a fleet of new branded Lothian buses. 

Britannia says 'Ahoy!' to a fleet of new branded Lothian buses

The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating 60 years since her launch in 1953 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. To help mark the occasion twenty four Lothian buses are touring Edinburgh promoting this much-loved and most majestic of ships... Read more

23 June 2013: Introducing Clyde! Limited Edition Britannia Teddy Bear

Clyde

The Royal Yacht Britannia, in Edinburgh, is delighted to introduce Clyde, a commemorative limited edition teddy bear handcrafted in Great Britain. Britannia commissioned renowned toy manufacturer Merrythought... Read more

10 May 2013: Scotland's top attraction celebrates four million visitors and 15 years in Edinburgh

The Royal Yacht Britannia

As Edinburgh's main tourism season gets underway, The Royal Yacht Britannia celebrates 15 years and four million visitors since her arrival in the city... Read more

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