HMY Britannia is a Royal Yacht belong to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family in the UK. The yacht served over 40 years, and they sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. HMY Britannia known as The Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia and royal yacht of the British monarch.
The Royal Yacht Britannia is now a legendary visitor attraction and an exclusive night functions venue in Edinburgh. The Yacht now managed by The Royal Yacht Britannia Trust and all extra funds go back into her preservation for future generations. Britannia has also won the title of No. 1 Attraction in the UK in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards 2014/15.
The Yacht made to transform into a medical ship in time of battle, although this ability was never utilized. During her service as Royal Yacht, Britannia travels the Queen, other people of the Royal Family and many dignitaries on 696 international visits and 272 visits in British waters.
Getting here :
By Bike : Keep the vehicle at home and cycle along the traffic-free Water of Leith. Bike racks outside Ocean Terminal.
By Bus : Lothian Bus services from Edinburgh city centre are 11, 22 or 35.
By Train : The closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. Or, why not travel in style to Edinburgh with Orient-Express.
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).
HMY Britannia admission times :
|Admission times||First admission||Last admission|
|January, February, March, November, December*||10.00am||3.30pm|
|April, May, June, July, August, September||9.30am||4.30pm|
Last admission on 24 December is 2.30pm and 31 December is 3.00pm.
HMY Britannia Ticket prices :
|Senior Citizen (aged 60+)||£13.50|
|Child (aged 5-17)||£8.50|
|Child (under 5)||Free|
|Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children)||£43.50|
|Student (full time, with ID)||£13.50|
|HM Armed Forces (with valid ID)||£8.50|
|Association of Royal Yachtsmen Members||Free|
HMY Britannia address & Contact :
Address: Ocean Terminal, Ocean Dr, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 131 555 5566
Website : www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk
Categories: Travel Attractions