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.
Over the summer, the Maid of the Loch will be open as follows: every Saturday and Sunday until 20 June 2015, then everyday from Sunday 28 June until...Read More
Clear blue skies and warm sunshine attracted more than 2,000 visitors to the Maid of the Loch Paddlesteamer and Balloch Steam Slipway over the Easter weekend. The Knightswood...Read More
The Maid of the Loch will re-open for the 2015 season on Friday 3rd April 2015. Open Days Our volunteer staff will be on board on Saturday 4th...Read More