Royal Yacht Britannia

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

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The Royal Yacht Britannia © Marc Millar

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The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world.

Now one of the UK’s Top Attractions, all five decks are fully accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs, what’s more parking is free. The complimentary audio guide is available in 27 languages and children also have their own version.
Explore the stunning Royal Apartments, the gleaming Engine Room and sample some fudge made on board from the NAFFI sweet shop or see below decks where the Royal Yachtsmen lived.
Why not unwind with a coffee and a cake from the Royal Deck Tea Room, with sea views.



  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gift shop

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Travelling by bus? Lothian Bus services from Edinburgh city centre are 11, 22 or 35. Alternatively, Majestic Tour buses depart from Waverley Bridge in Edinburgh city centre. Show your ticket for 10% off your Britannia admission. The Majestic Tour Bus is operated by Edinburgh Bus Tours. Travelling by car? For satnav, our postcode is EH6 6JJ. Follow signs for Edinburgh and Leith, or North Edinburgh. Then follow brown Britannia signs. Free parking at Ocean Terminal (blue car park, level E is nearest to our Visitor Centre and has disabled spaces). Accessible by Public Transport: Edinburgh Waverley station is 0 miles away.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Opening Times

* Please note: Times specified are opening time - last admission time. Last admission on 24 December is 2.30pm and 31 December is 3.00pm.

January-March - 10.00-15.30
April-June - 09.30-16.00
July-September - 09.30-16.30
October - 09.30-16.00
November-December - 10.00-15.30

Christmas Day - Closed
New Year's Day - Closed

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