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Volunteer Recruitment Event

We Need You!

Volunteer Recruitment Event on Saturday 4 March at 11 am on the Maid of the Loch, The Pier, Balloch G83 8QX Do you like nothing more than telling a good tale? Think you've got what it takes to keep people interested? Then we need you! The team at the Maid of the Loch is...
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Maid’s New Arrivals

Maid of the Loch is delighted to announce the arrival, by Mr & Mrs Swan, of six cygnets, on 11th May. Pen (the name of a female swan) and family are doing well, having been spotted paddling next to our paddler. Cob (the name for a male swan) is proudly guarding his family, ensuring all...
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Music on the Maid (2)

As part of our "Music on the Maid" programme, Scottish folk singer, Jimmie MacGregor, will be performing his gathering of "Songs, Stories and Famous Folk" on board the historic Maid of the Loch paddle steamer.

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Music on the Maid (1)

This year, to help raise funds for the Maid of the Loch's restoration to full steam operation, we are holding a number of musical events on the Maid.  The first will be the Loch Lomond Ukelele Orchestra (LLUO) who will be joining us onboard on the following dates...

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We’re Hiring!

Following our successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid, the Maid of the Loch is looking for a Learning & Access Officer and a Fundraiser to help get the Maid sailing again.

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“Maid” for Easter

Maid of the Loch, Loch Lomond’s Paddle Steamer, will re-open at Easter with a new feature on board – a beautiful 6 foot scale model of the steamer built by the Vale’s Olympic gold hero, Lachie Stewart.

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Galt’s Give The Maid a Lift

Dumbarton’s UK haulage contractor, Galt Transport Ltd., has come to the aid of the Maid. The company agreed to carry the two original buoyancy seats from the Maid at Balloch to the Scottish Maritime Museum at Irvine where they will be repaired.

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Afternoon Teas for Community Groups

The Maid of the Loch has been granted £3.8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to get the Maid sailing again if we can raise £1.7 million ourselves. To help raise this amount, we are offering Community Groups* the opportunity to come on board and have afternoon tea, provided by The Winnock Hotel, in the...
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