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Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia hit the seas in 1953, and took the British royal family around the world from then until 1997, when she was decommissioned.  She's the 83rd royal yacht – the first belonged to Charles II in the 1600s.  Few yachts can ... 

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Superb. The tour was beautifully arranged/organised...nice and quiet, like the crew
of The Royal Yacht were. Reallly interesting and the afternoon tea was sublime.

Alexandra Austin

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Excellent 2 hours. We walked along the Leith water walk about 50 minutes and got the bus back.
Nice to walk in the steps of some very famous people.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Very informative and an great place to visit.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

4 star rating: Recommended
December 2014

good value and interesting to see how everyone lived especially the sailors and marines

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
December 2014

Very old boat. Historic but not that interesting.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

The tour is beautifully organised and set out. Plenty of room and time to see what you want to and very informative. Well done!

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Nice to see the way the other half live I can understand why the queen was upset when it was decommissioned it must have such memories for her. Lovely afternoon tea on board also

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This tour was amazing!

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

namildog
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended
October 2014

A fascinating audio tour of this splendid vessel. We found it to be good value for money and a great way to wile away a morning prior to embarking our cruise ship.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Easy to get to.get there early as the ques get longer as the day goes on.actual tour is a self guided tour with hand held mic well worth the money.very interesting story of past history of royal family

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Great exhibit and very interesting. Well worth a look if your in Edinburgh.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2014

The Yacht is amazing. Hard to believe it cruised all over the world with its 1950's engineering. Pure class. We loved it. All the staff on board were really cheerful and so keen to share information

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Avoided long ticket line by purchasing ticket in advance. Don't miss this.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Excellent tour, can tour at your own pace. Lifts for handicapped to reach different levels. Fudge is a must taste.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

A step back in Royal Time.

Doing what: The Royal Yacht Britannia

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