Travelling to Edinburgh on holiday then a good place to visit is her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia and if you are looking for Motorhome hire in Edinburgh then you can collect a Motorhome from the nearby Easirent Edinburgh Motorhome hire location based at Edinburgh Airport.
Her Majesty’s Royal Yacht Britannia is the former royal yacht of the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II. It has sailed over a million miles around the world while in service between 1954 until 1997and is now permanently berthed at Leith in Edinburgh. This award winning attraction is visited by over 300,000 tourists each year.
The Royal Britannia departed for her maiden voyage on the 14th April 1954 leaving Portsmouth bound for Malta. The Queen, Prince Philip, Princess Anne, Diana and Prince Charles have all travelled on the Royal Britannia. During her time on the seas the Royal Britannia carried out 696 foreign visits and 272 visits in British waters.
The last overseas mission for the Royal Britannia was to convey Chris Pattern the last governor of Hong Kong and the Prince of Wales back from Hong Kong on the 1st July 1997. It was decommissioned on the 11th December 1997 in a ceremony that was attended by most of the senior members of the Royal Family.
To hire one of our Edinburgh Motorhomes then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01772 886 888 or book via our dedicated Motorhome website http://easicampervanhire.com/campervan-hire-edinburgh-airport/. We have a range of extras available to make your stay in our Edinburgh Motorhome more comfortable from Bedding Packs to a Welcome pack including Tea, Coffee and milk.