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Step aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia, a venue rich with regal history offering an unparalleled setting for your significant moments, located in Edinburgh, Lothian & Borders. Whether you are hosting a wedding or a private dinner, this floating palace has stunning spaces to enjoy, with a dedicated team of events specialists ensuring each element of your day is enhanced. For over four decades, this ship served as a beloved residence of Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members. Now, couples have the opportunity of a lifetime to add their love story to this ship's legacy.

Facilities and Capacity

The Royal Yacht Britannia offers exclusive use of the venue to couples on their wedding day, letting them experience the same elegance and privacy enjoyed by royalty. The ship has multiple majestic spaces tailored to a deluxe dinner or drinks reception. The State Drawing Room is excellent for welcoming up to 100 guests to share champagne as you begin your celebrations. Alternatively, you can visit The Royal Deck to take in stunning views of your surroundings with 70 guests. You and up to 96 guests can enjoy an elegant seated meal prepared by the in-house culinary team in the luxurious State Dining Room. Elsewhere, The Officer's Wardroom is ideal for intimate experiences with up to 16 of your nearest and dearest. Experienced musicians, including a pianist, harpist, flutist, and jazz trio, can accompany your magnificent meal and evening drinks. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth often amazed her guests with a beautiful Beating Retreat display, and you can experience the same outstanding performance enriched with showstopping fireworks. Accommodation is available near the venue for up to 60 guests at the luxury floating hotel Fingal.

Services Offered

The event specialists at The Royal Yacht Britannia are committed to providing setup and service in keeping with royal standards. Your main point of contact will be an experienced event manager who can help with all arrangements and adjustments. Some spellbinding services you and your guests can enjoy throughout your event include a red carpet entrance, a white-gloved butler, a whisky tasting of local delights, and behind-the-scenes tours of the state apartments used by Her Royal Majesty.

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The Royal Yacht Britannia, ,Ocean Drive, Leith EH6 6JJ Edinburgh (Lothian & Borders)
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