Welcome to the website for the historic steamship Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond's Paddle Steamer. Visit her on the world famous Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond, at Balloch Pier.
Maid of the Loch is open to the public as a family-friendly historic visitor attraction and as a totally unique venue for events and functions.
The restored Grade A listed Balloch Steam Slipway is capable of pulling the 555 gross ton Maid of the Loch out of the loch. Regular "In Steam" days allow the steam engine and gearing system to be seen in operation.
The Maid and Balloch Steam Slipway are loving cared for by the Loch Lomond Steamship Company, a charity based in Scotland. All staff are unpaid volunteers.
FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR LOCH LOMOND’S MAID OF THE LOCH Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are supporting the £5.5 million project to restore Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond’s...Read More
Our grateful thanks to the Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter, and the Helensburgh Advertiser, local weekly newspapers for giving us a "Maid Page" each month free of...Read More
Meet the newest member of the Maid of the Loch's crew - Cameron, a mannequin kindly gifted by local resident, Isobel Martin. John Beveridge, Director of the charity...Read More