FAQs / Help
Please book a timed ticket online. Our timed tickets allow for reduced capacity therefore allowing our visitors to adhere to social distancing measures.
Our tickets are sold by arrival times and once you are on board you can stay as long as you wish within our opening hours.
Yes, please contact us on 0131 555 8800 or email email@example.com
Tours are self-guided and include an audio tour available on your mobile or an audio handset which is included in the price of admission.
Please find further information on our Safety Measures page here. We are also part of the nationwide 'Good to Go' scheme.
Yes, all of our toilets and the Royal Deck Tea Room will be open.
No, for health and safety purposes we will be unable to store luggage.
Our Tea Room and Gift Shop will be open, however our NAAFI will be closed. Our delicious fudge made in the NAAFI will be available for purchase in the Gift Shop.
- Adhere to social distancing.
- Wash your hands after using the facilities.
- Use the hand sanitisers at every opportunity.
We offer a rate of £8.75 with valid ID. This is available from our ticket desk on the second floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre.
We are accepting all valid Annual Passes. Please show your pass at Reception. For those passes that expired during our closure, we will add an additional 4 months.
Visitors to Britannia should use the Ocean Terminal car parks. Parking is free and level E of the blue car park will bring you out on the same level as the Britannia's Visitor Centre. There are disabled spaces and dedicated parent and child parking bays available on this level.
There is no allocated motorhome parking, car parking is free and there are two multi-story car parks, with a surface car park by the Debenhams end (blue car park), however the spaces have a restricted width. There are however, frequent bus services to Ocean Terminal.
We close 2 hours after the last admission.
*Last admission on 24 December is 2:30pm and 31 December is 3:00pm. The Royal Yacht Britannia is closed on 25 December and 1 January.
We recommend you allow 2 hours for your visit. Please allow longer if you wish to visit our stunning Royal Deck Tea Room.
We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs. It is not possible to bring other dogs into Ocean Terminal or on board Britannia.
You are welcome to take photographs on board. There are some great photo opportunities on the outer decks.
There is no hotel accommodation on The Royal Yacht Britannia. Our sister ship, Fingal Hotel, offers 23 luxurious cabins, inspired by Fingal’s rich maritime heritage and named after Stevenson Lighthouses. Fingal Hotel is now permanently berthed just moments away from Britannia in the historic Port of Leith. Stay aboard and treat yourself to an unforgettable experience in The Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar, serving Afternoon Tea, Evening Supper and spectacular cocktails, open to overnight guests and non-residents.