BALMORAL - HISTORIC PASSENGER SHIP PRESERVED IN BRISTOL

                           

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Balmoral can be hired for private & corporate events, commercial functions, weddings and filming.                     

 

 

       WELCOME ABOARD BALMORAL 
OUR CLASSIC COASTAL PASSENGER VESSEL

 

 

VISIT PARTS OF THE SHIP THAT MOST PEOPLE NEVER SEE.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VISIT THAT SECTION OF THE WEB SITE.

Balmoral - then & now

The Bridge  

Crew Accommodation

Lounges

Upper Deck 

Hull construction

Engines, propellers & electrical system.

Steering gear

Ropes and Anchors

The Model

 

BALMORAL  &  P&A CAMPBELL LTD

 100 years of Bristol Channel Excursion steamers.

Click the flag to learn how Balmoral became Bristol's last 'big ship'.

 

MEMORIES OF 2015 - 2017

 the 'WHITE FUNNEL Ltd' YEARS

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BALMORAL VIDEOS

A collection of professionally made films by Geoff Hale about Balmoral's time with White Funnel Ltd. 

Experience the sights and sounds that our passengers experienced  during 2015 - 2017.

Sit back and enjoy your trip!

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ENGINEERING POSTERS

Special illustrations showing how sections of the ship work drawn for the website

by Graham Bell, her ex Chief Engineer.

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ADVERTISING COASTAL CRUISING

How posters and advertising changed with the times.

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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

BOOK BALMORAL AS A FLOATING CLASSROOM IN BRISTOL HARBOUR FOR A SCHOOL OR EDUCATIONAL VISIT 

 We offer a wide range of topics including engineering, social and hands on activities - primary to 6th form and beyond.

Themed ship tours can be included.

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             We are pleased to announce the MV Balmoral, moored in Bristol's historic harbour has been funded to deliver learning events that celebrate the

'Pioneers of the Windrush Generation' 

*****    FULL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME BOOKING NOW     *****

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EDUCATIONAL & SCHOOL VISITS  

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VOLUNTEER ON BALMORAL

Your chance to come aboard Balmoral and help restore and operate the ship as one of the 'BALMORAL FAMILY'.

Please use this link: 

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VOLUNTEER HELPERS REQUIRED

 

SPECIAL SOUVENIR LIMITED OFFER


 

Limited edition prints signed by the artist available for 29.00 per A4 print.

  Available from:  Anthony & Nicholas Meads, Setchfields, 21 High Street, Poole BH15 1AB  

 

VISITOR ACCESS

Due to the 1949 design, Balmoral is not particularly disabled friendly.  We have disabled toilets and will do all we can to assist , but there are several flights of narrow stairs and access to some areas and decks may not be possible.  

Due to Covid restrictions, the ship may be closed.  Please check before you visit. 

 

Web site by Ross Floyd.  Additional material and artwork by Graham Bell. Videos by Geoff Hale.

Website and all contents copyright Ross Floyd, Graham Bell & Geoff Hale. 2020