HMS Edinburgh had a spectacular send off as she left Edinburgh for the final time on Tuesday, 21st May, to travel to Portsmouth for her decommissioning. Known as the ‘Fortress of the Sea,’ it only seemed fitting that Britannia, the … Continue Reading →
If you’re visiting Britannia from 20-24 May, we have some very special visitors for you to meet, as we welcome back 80 former Royal Yachtsmen, or ‘Yotties’ as they are affectionately known, for a reunion week.
When Britannia was in … Continue Reading →
Remember to leave time when you visit to sample our new Tea Room menu, which includes delicious milk shakes made fresh in the Royal Galley. Available in three tempting flavours – chocolate, banana or strawberry – it is served in … Continue Reading →
We’ve experienced a truly special couple of weeks here at The Royal Yacht Britannia, as we celebrated 60 years since her launch on 16 April, 1953.
There was a wonderful atmosphere as the Yacht and Visitor Centre were decorated with … Continue Reading →
As you are all no doubt aware, Britannia is celebrating her 60th Anniversary with a whole host of activities and entertainment this month – and we are incredibly excited that this special celebration is almost upon us!
Starting this Saturday, … Continue Reading →
With just a few days to go until we begin our 60th Anniversary celebrations, we have some fantastic photographs from the vintage fashion shoot we organised as part of this for you this week, to give a taster of what … Continue Reading →
You may have read our recent blog post about the range of corporate events that we host here at The Royal Yacht Britannia – but did you know we also welcome private events on board this former floating palace?… Continue Reading →
We’re very much looking forward to welcoming our visitors on board over the Easter break and have a few sweet treats in the Royal Deck Tea Room, NAAFI and Gift Shop.
If you’re looking to keep the little ones entertained, … Continue Reading →
We have some great photographs for you this week from many areas of the ship! At the beginning of the week, we had some surprising weather for March, with snowfall across Edinburgh. Visitors loved seeing the snowman we built on … Continue Reading →
Are you looking for a unique venue to host an exclusive corporate event? If so, look no further – as The Royal Yacht Britannia will provide your guests with a truly unforgettable evening.
For over 40 years, The Queen‘s former … Continue Reading →