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.
This season saw huge numbers of people coming to visit the Maid of the Loch. As well as many individual visitors or small groups, the Maid also played...Read More
The Maid of the Loch will be closed to the public for the winter from Monday 26 October 2015 until Easter 2016. So if you want to come...Read More
MAID OF THE LOCH’s “LOST” SEAT RESTORED The wooden bench seat that was found lying on the bottom of Loch Lomond under the Maid of the Loch, has...Read More