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The Royal Yacht Brittannia (1953- 1997)

The Royal Yacht BrittaniaThe Royal Yacht Brittannia (1953- 1997) is moored in Leith, only a 10 min drive from the Inverleith hotel

Guests can follow the footsteps of Kings,Queens, Presidents and Prime Ministers
1953- 1997.

For over forty years The royal Yacht Brittannia served the Royal Family, travelling over one million miles to become the most famous ship in the world. Travelling to every corner of the globe, in a career spanning 968 royal and official visits.

To Her MajestyThe Queen and the Royal Family, Brittannia was the perfect royal residence for glittering State Visits, official receptions, honeymoons and relaxing family holidays.

Further to decomissioning, Brittannia has now made Edinburgh's historic Port of Leith her final home and is open to the public throughout the year.

Brittannia is owned by The Royal Yacht Brittannia Trust, a non- profit making charity, which is grateful for your support. All proceeds go towards Brittannia's long-term maintenance.

The Royal Yacht BrittaniaYour tour of Brittannia starts in the Visitor Centre on the second floor of Ocean Terminal. Here you can learn adout Brittannia fascinating history through exhibits and photographs.

Starting at the Bridge and finishing at the Engine Room, discover the reality behind life and work on board this Royal Yacht. Viewing five decks, using thelift or stairs for easy access, you can tour Brittannia at your own pace and enjoy higjlights that include the State Dinning Room, the Drawing Room, the Sun Lounge, the Wardroom and the Chief Petty Officer's Mess.

Brittannia is furnished with artefacts from The Royal Collection, which are on loan with kind permission of Her Majesty The Queen.

 

Inverleith Hotel, 5 Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 5NS, UK Tel. (+44-131) 556-2745 Fax. 0845 644 2076
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