The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July!

Welcome aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty The Queen’s former floating palace for over 40 years, when she reopens on Monday 27th July!

The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July!

About The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July!

Step back aboard Britannia to explore the five decks, from Her Majesty The Queen's State Apartments to the Crew's Quarters.

All aboard is ship shape, with social distancing in place and hygiene measures of a royal standard, allowing the whole family to create treasured memories together with an audio guided tour, available in both adult's and children's versions.

Clarence the cuddly corgi and friends are hiding throughout the ship, waiting for you to spot them all in the Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt!

Enjoy the sea views from the Royal Deck Tea Room with a freshly baked scone or slice of cake, made on board in the Royal Galley.

Book tickets online for timed admission. Open 9.30am with last admission 4.30pm.

A special £8.75 ticket is available for NHS staff (with ID) at the ticket desk.

Her Majesty The Queen's former floating palace and five-star visitor attraction will reopen on Monday 27 July. Visitors to The Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh will experience the full self-guided tour with a one-way system across 5 decks of the ship, and the spacious Royal Deck Tea Room will also be open for their delicious menu, including the homemade scones.

Britannia has been granted the official 'We're Good to Go' certificate by VisitScotland and will have the following new procedures in place to ensure visitors are safe on board;

• Timed tickets. 
• Audio tour available on mobile phones. 
• Reduced capacity. 
• Screens at Reception desks, till and tour instruction points. 
• One-way system on board. 
• Enhanced cleaning schedule.  
• Hand sanitiser stations for visitors.  

Chief Executive, Bob Downie commented:

"We can't wait to welcome everyone back on board, with the overriding priority obviously being the safety of our staff and visitors, and you can be assured that when you visit we are fully adhering to all the published guidelines, and more, as our standards are already incredibly high, and carried out with passion and precision by our dedicated staff."

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Royal Yacht Britannia reopens Monday 27th July! are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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