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Britannia to close until further notice

The charity which runs The Royal Yacht Britannia berthed at Ocean Terminal will be closed to visitors from 9am on Wednesday 4 November until further notice.This announcement is necessary in order to minimise...

Britannia rules the Which? awards

The Royal Yacht Britannia has won Best Attraction in the UK, as voted for by Which? members.The Queen’s former floating palace, berthed in Leith, Edinburgh, came out on top when nearly 5,000 Which? members...

Duke of Edinburgh’s Flying Fifteen on display at Britannia

Visitors at The Royal Yacht Britannia will have a bonus this week as they will also be able to see His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh’s Flying Fifteen keelboat, Coweslip. The 20-foot, two-person keelboat is...

Record numbers visit Britannia over Easter

Record 37,355 visitors in April 2017, up 39 % on 2016 Busiest April since first opening in October 1998 Britannia’s Chief Executive Bob Downie said: “Commitment to exceeding customer expectations is at the...

Take Teddy with you to Britannia this Thursday and win a prize

To celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day on 10 July 2014,  everyone who brings their teddy bear to The Royal Yacht Britannia on the day will receive a prize.There will be teddies hidden throughout the ship...

Britannia’s the best

Staff at The Royal Yacht Britannia tell us they are thrilled by the news that Britannia has been named the Best Attraction in the UK in the TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2014. This award reflects the quantity and...

Britannia tour – now in 27 languages

The Royal Yacht Britannia can now boast the title of the World’s most translated audio tour.  Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Thai, Cantonese and Punjabi have been added this year to Britannia’s growing list of languages, bringing the total to...

Lothian Buses rebranded to commemorate anniversary of Britannia launch

Britannia says ‘Ahoy!’ to a fleet of new branded Lothian buses The Royal Yacht Britannia is celebrating 60 years since her launch in 1953 at the John Brown & Company shipyard in Clydebank. To help mark the occasion...

Britannia offers money to Edinburgh charities and schools

Britannia’s Edinburgh branch is urging community groups, charities and schools to apply for a share in its Community Fund and charitable Foundation after the mutual financial services provider opened its doors to new applications...


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