A Royal residence for over 40 years, The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed over 1,000,000 nautical miles on 968 state visits with the Royal Family where they entertained prime ministers and presidents. Now a five-star visitor attraction and Tripadvisor’s No.1 UK Attraction 2023, you can discover across five decks stories of life at sea for both the Royal Family and the 220 Royal Yachtsmen who served on board.

What will I see?

  • Britannia’s five decks with your free audio guide
  • Feel like the captain of the ship in the Bridge
  • Follow in the footsteps of Royalty through the State Apartments
  • See Queen Elizabeth II's favourite room
  • Discover below decks in the Crew’s Quarters
  • Admire a tour highlight, the gleaming Engine Room
  • Take in the Royal Sailing Exhibition
  • Enjoy soups, sandwiches, cakes and scones in the Royal Deck Tearoom and admire the stunning waterfront views. 

Opening Times

2023 Admission Times First Admission Last Admission Closing Time
January*, February, March 10:00 15:00 17:00
April, May, June, July, August 09:30 16:00 18:00
September 10:00 16:00 18:00
September, October 10:00 15:30 17:30
November, December 10:00 15:00 17:00

*The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 1 January and 25 December. The last admission to the Royal Yacht on 24 December is 2:30pm.

Tickets & Prices

Prices (free audio guide in 30 languages included) Price
Adult £19.50
Student (with ID)** £13.50
Child (aged 5-17) £9.25
Child (under 5) FREE
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £50.00
Armed Forces (available at the Ticket Desk)** £9.25

**Student and Armed Forces tickets cannot be booked in advance and are only available at the ticket desk on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Please be reassured, those purchasing these ticket types will be able to buy their tickets and visit, despite not booking in advance. See our FAQ page for further details.

Our Hotel, Fingal

Our sister ship, Fingal, is Scotland’s only luxury floating hotel and is a world-class experience from the moment you step aboard. Awarded AA Hotel of the Year Scotland, the 22 luxurious cabins are inspired by its rich maritime heritage and are an indulgent experience like no other.

Fingal's Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar is a stylish yet relaxed space where we welcome overnight guests and non-residents. Relax in the finest interiors, including the magnificent shimmering ceiling, and indulge in delicious Afternoon Tea, Evening Supper and nautical-inspired Cocktails.

Located five minutes from Britannia, why not see for yourself why it is the Hotel of the Year (PoB Hotels).