A Great Day Out


Step aboard this famous ship and follow in the footsteps of Royalty. Explore Britannia’s five decks with our free audio guide, available in 30 languages, a children’s version and British and American Sign Language tablets.

From the elegant State Apartments to the gleaming Engine Room. See where Prince William and Prince Harry spent their summer holidays. Discover where kings and queens, world leaders and celebrities were wined and dined; from Frank Sinatra and Liz Taylor to Nelson Mandela and Sir Winston Churchill. 

Take a closer look and explore each of Britannia’s five decks here.

Why not download and print off our Britannia colouring-in sheet here.

Audio tour

While visiting Britannia, you can take advantage of our excellent FREE audio tour, available in 30 languages. Tours are self-guided and include an audio tour available on your mobile or an audio handset which is included in the price of admission. If possible, please bring your own headphones for use with your mobile phone. However if you are unable to do so, we do have disposable headphones available on request from our handsets desk.   

Click here to see which languages are available.

Opening Times

2021 Admission Times First Admission Last Admission
12 May - June* (Wed - Sun) 10:00 AM 15:30 PM
July - August 09:30 AM 16:00 PM
September - December* 10:00 AM 15:30 PM

*The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 19 June, 25 December and 1 January. The last admission to the Royal Yacht on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3pm.

Tickets & Prices

2021 Prices (free audio guide in 30 languages included) Price
Adult £17.00
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 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 will still be able to buy your tickets and visit on the day.

Annual Pass

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).


Find Us

Royal Deck Tea Room

As part of your admission to Britannia, why not visit the Royal Deck Tea Room? You can enjoy freshly prepared, homemade food, stunning views and a warm welcome. Treat yourself with speciality teas, coffees and lunch where the Royal Family previously would have enjoyed drinks receptions, sumptuous buffets, or played deck games.

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