A Great Day Out
Temporary Closure Notice
We are sorry to announce that the charity that operates The Royal Yacht Britannia have taken the decision to temporarily close to visitors from 9am on Wednesday 4 November until Monday 29 March 2021. (Subject to Government guidelines at the time.)
We look forward to welcoming you on board in Spring 2021. Please keep checking our website and social media for further updates.
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, as well as a children’s tour and British Sign Language tablet.
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.
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.
|2020 Admission Times||First Admission||Last Admission|
|January - March||10:00 AM||15:30 PM|
|April - October||09:30 AM||16:30 PM|
|November - December*||10:00 AM||15:30 PM|
Please note our tours are self guided by our complimentary audio handset. Please click here to buy tickets.
*Last admission on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3:00pm. The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 25 December and 1 January.
Tickets & Prices
|2020 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|
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).