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Rule Britannia, floating family holiday home to nuclear bunker

A twenty-five-year-old monarch fulfilling her recently deceased father’s legacy. Her exotic prince with saltwater in his veins. Three pairs of royal honeymooners (all of whom saw their marriages end within two decades, but hey, you can’t blame the boat for that). 591 more words


Royal Yacht Britannia named Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for 10 years' running

The Queen’s former floating palace in Edinburgh has been rated the nation’s Best Visitor Attraction for each of the past 10 years by VisitScotland.

The five-star attraction achieved a record score of 96 per cent in the VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme. 270 more words


Edinburgh, Scotland: Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse

For our second full day in Edinburgh, we have plans to see both the Palace of Holyroodhouse with the adjoining Abbey Ruins and the Royal Yacht Britannia.   1,180 more words


Edinburgh, Scotland

Getting into our last port, Edinburgh, Scotland was not so easy.  Our boat fit in the lock at Leith harbor with only two feet to spare.   1,436 more words


Walking in the Footsteps of Royalty

As I walked down the internal staircase of the Royal Yacht Britannia, I realised I was walking in the footsteps of royalty. 620 more words


Visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh

Jackie and I toured the Royal Yacht Britannia yesterday and just loved seeing it. The yacht was magnificent, and I am posting some photos of our tour. 176 more words



Edinburgh Castle

£16 per ticket

Edinburgh’s most popular piece of architecture and history is the Edinburgh Castle, located in the city centre on Castle Rock. Castle Rock was formed during a volcanic eruption over 340 million years ago and has been a military base and royal residence for many centuries. 308 more words