STEP ABOARD FOR A GREAT DAY OUT
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. Now a five-star visitor attraction in Edinburgh, you can tour the last Royal Yacht and discover stories of life at sea for both the Royal Family and the 220 Royal Yachtsmen who served on board.
Now it’s time to step aboard and make your own memories aboard this iconic ship with a fun day out for all ages!
5 top reasons to visit Britannia
Plan your visit
To guarantee admission, you must pre-book your tickets in advance.*
* Armed Forces & NHS discounted tickets cannot be booked in advance, as these tickets require ID and are only available at the ticket desk on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Please be reassured, those purchasing Armed Forces and NHS tickets will be able to buy their tickets and visit, despite not booking in advance.
See our FAQ page for further details.
Tours of Britannia are self-led and available in 30 languages as well as a children's audio tour. You can listen through the audio handset or on your mobile phone. If possible, please bring your own headphones for use, however disposable headphones are available on request.
The Britannia tour is highly accessible. The tour is available through a visually impaired audio guide, a Braille script, printed script or through British or American Sign Language tablets.
Tickets & Prices
|2021 Prices (free audio guide in 30 languages included)||Price|
|Concession (Students & 60+ with ID)||£15.00|
|Child (aged 5-17)||£8.75|
|Child (under 5)||FREE|
|Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)||£47.00|
|Armed Forces & NHS (with ID at Reception)**||£8.75|
**Armed Forces & NHS discounted tickets are only available at the Britannia ticket desk on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Please be reassured, even though it is not possible to book these discounted tickets in advance, you can still buy your tickets at the ticket desk.
|2021 Admission Times||First Admission||Last Admission|
|July - August||09:30 AM||16:00 PM|
|September - December*||10:00 AM||15:30 PM|
*The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 25 December and 1 January. The last admission to the Royal Yacht on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3pm.
After you purchase your ticket to visit Britannia, you are entitled to apply for a free Annual Pass to come back and visit for the following 12 months, click here for more information.
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. The 23 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 No. 1 hotel in Edinburgh (TripAdvisor’s Traveller Rated).