The Royal Yacht Brittannia
Follow the footsteps of Kings,Queens, Presidents and Prime Ministers
For over forty years The royal Yacht Brittannia served the Royal Family, travelling over one million miles to become the most famou ship in the world. Travelling to every corner of the globe, in a career spanning 968 royal and official visits, she played a leading role in some of the defining moments of recent history.
To Her MajestyThe Queen and the Royal Family, Brittannia proved to be the perfect royal residence for glittering State Visits, official receptions, honeymoons and relaxing family holidays.
Since her decomissioning Brittannia has now made Edinburgh's historic Port of Leith her final home and is open to the public throughout the year.
Brittannia is owned by The Royal Yacht Brittannia Trust, a non- profit making charity, which is grateful for your support. All proceeds go towards Brittannia's long-term maintenance.
Your tour of Brittannia starts in our Visitor Centre on the second floor of Ocean Terminal. Here you can learn adout Brittannia fascinating history through exhibits and photographs before you collect your complimentary audio handsetand step on board Brittannia, a privilege previously reserved for guests of Her Majesty and the Royal Family.
Starting at the Bridge and finishing at the leaming Engine Room, come and discover the reality behind life and work on board this Royal Yacht. Viewing five decks, using thelift or stairs for easy access, you will tour Brittannia at your own pace and enjoy higjlights that include the State Dinning Room, the Drawing Room, the Sun Lounge, the Wardroom and the Chief Petty Officer's Mess.
Brittannia is furnished with artefacts from The Royal Collection, which are on loan with kind permission of Her Majesty The Queen.