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The Royal Yacht Britannia

In Edinburgh we went to see the Royal Yacht Britannia…..this was the yacht of Queen Elizabeth II from 1954 to 1997 and it has travelled more than 1 million nautical miles around the globe :) 151 more words


Happy Birthday cupcakes to celebrate The Queens 90th birthday!

It has been a great, busy couple of days in Lizzie’s Tea Party kitchen, getting thousands of cupcakes ready for The Royal Yacht Britannia. A very happy 90th Birthday to the Queen. 47 more words

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Happy birthday Your Majesty! Celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday in Britain

Britain’s longest-serving monarch met Britain’s longest-serving postman today as she shared the start of her 90th birthday celebrations with Royal Mail’s 500th anniversary.

Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the main sorting office in Windsor, after making the short journey from Windsor Castle, to begin the first official engagement of her birthday week. 651 more words

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