The Visitor Book
Sometimes visitors choose to sign the Visitors Log upon leaving. Many of our visitors return year after year, while others might not have stepped aboard the Balmoral in over 40 years. Below are some parting words from a few of our most recent visitors.
Beautiful ship. Wonderful enthusiastic staff. Hope you will be sailing soon!!
Keep floating for Bristol. Very lovely staff, and very well looked after.
Wonderful that people look after old ships
Very interesting, a unique experience. Happy Easter!
Lovely to be allowed aboard, maybe charge people a small fee for upkeep.
Lovely, hope it’s sailing soon.
We have had a lovely time exploring the Balmoral, thank you
Had a wonderful tour, really very good.
Really nice ship with an interesting story. crew are very helpful. 🙂
‘Keep Floating’ for Bristol
Did not know how serious the future is for this wonderful ship.
Lovely place to spend a few hours.
Keep going & hope to see you sailing soon.
Wonderful, thanks for the tour.
What a lovely boat! I would love to sail on it.
Beautiful boat, thank you for showing us around!
Great ship. Everyone was so helpful.
Best place I’ve visited all day! Great tour with Terry. Loved it!
Good luck with fundraising
Want to see her sailing again.
This beautiful vessel must be preserved.
Lovely boat, would like to see it sailing once again!
Lovely boat, a pleasure to look around.
Thank you very much for your wonderful guided tour. All the best for the future!
A lovely tour by Geoff and Andy.
Best of luck with developments. Wishing you successful fundraising.
Thanks for showing us around this lovely boat.
A fantastic exhibit! Glad I made it.
Very informative and a great guide, thank you.
Thanks for the tour!
I have an eye on this wonderful ship for a future wedding venue. Long may she sail! An immence public benefit.
Thank you for the tour!
Best of luck for future funding.
Lovely boat with a fascinating history.
Wish I could win the lottery!
Fantastic old ship. Must keep afloat.
Lovely tour, great ship, thank you!
Great to have a look around!
Thank you, wonderful ship.
Please keep this alive!
Lovely to be on ‘Balmoral’ hope to sail on one day.
Brilliant tour & very interesting.
We think it took us from Scillies to Penzance twice.
Great tour of the ship!
Thank you! Beautiful boat =)
Great to see all the history!
Very interesting. Would be great to see her sail again.
Very interesting! Hope you find the funds you need!
Lovely to have a detailed tour and very nostalgic.
Very interesting & lovely boat
Fab! We hope you get the funds you need.
Lovely to look around. Very interesting. Keep the fundraising going!
Keep up the good work
Thank you for letting us come aboard!
Very interesting and would love to travel to Ilfracombe on it.
A magnificent vessel! Long may she sail.
Lovely old lady
Wonderful, lovely ship, very interesting tour.
Thanks for all the information
Loved it! I wish it would run again =)
Very informative tour. Thank you. x
Lovely old boat! Interesting visit.
Really great ship, best of luck for the future.
This heritage must be saved, and sail again!!
Wonderful ship, needs saving for Bristol and the United Kingdom.
Lovely, keep up the good work.
Lovely and informative, thank you.
Very enjoyable tour, thanks.
Really good tour, thank you.
Good luck with your fundraising
Would love to take a trip!
What a grand ship
The crew are great & the atmosphere authentic. Really had a lovely time with music and wine!!
Lovely boat <3 x
Fantastic! Engine room a real treat. Long may she last.
Lovely ship, very proud she is docked in Bristol.
Very interesting boat, very friendly staff.
Wonderful vessel. Rich in history. Hoping you get funding!
Fascinating. Thank you <3
Beautiful ship. Would be criminal to loose such a beautiful Bristol asset.
So interesting, lovely dedicated volunteers who explained so well and passionately. Thank you!!
Informative tour, learnt loads. Enjoyed the experience
Happy memories of sailing with Campbells steamers. Thank you very much.
Really interesting, hope you raise the money you need.
Good ship, very friendly staff.
A lovely old ship – well done to all those keeping her going.
Lovely job restoring this wonderful craft.
If only everyone had more time to devote to such a cause. A +++
Very interesting, thanks very much.
What a great heritage vessel. x
Beautiful bit of history. Good luck with the refurb.
Great looking at the ‘old boat’
Step into the past! So well preserved.
A lovely boat (ship) enjoyed the look around, hope it will sail again. 😊
Let it sail again!
Most enjoyable visit.
A big project.
My boys thought it was really, really good!
Had a great time thanks. Enjoyed time in the sun and the decking, plus the wonderful band.
Hope you get the lottery funding you need.
Hope that you can keep going for many years.
Awesome boat, we really enjoy looking around it. Hope it’s sailing again soon.
So interesting to see the bridge!
Lovely time and cup of tea. Love to return hopefully for a trip out.
Really informative tour. Enjoyed listening.
I like the boat.
I loved the boat and I liked pulling the horn.
Daughter really loved the boat and played Captain. Lovely view of Bristol.
Friendly staff, fascinating.
Loved the ship, my son wants to be Captain.
Nice experience, and friendly crew! 😊
Great tour, & good to see her looking good. Good luck with fundraising.
A lovely old boat, brings back memories of my childhood.
Lovely to see it open.
All the very best wishes. Amazing ship worth preserving.
Fantastic! To see her now 40 years. All the best in fundraising
Thanks for a great visit! What an amazing boat.
Lovely, informative, interesting visit. Thank you
Lovely to see it again!
Very interesting and hope the vessel can be restored.
Lovely ship and thank you for easter egg trail, lovely surprise.
Great visit, very interesting. Please save this ship!!
Fascinating, thank you & wonderful cake 😊
Great big boat! Happy Birthday!
Wonderful!! Please do this more often. 😊
Lovely – takes you back in time!
It looks in good condition. Well done!
Beautiful boat great time.
Very interesting. Lovely knowledgeable guide, thank you.
Fabulous tour, wonderful to see the ship being taken care of. 😊
A beautiful ship. Hope she’s sailing soon.
Thanks a lot. 😊
So interesting, thank you Neil. Fascinating tour from Neil. Thank you!
Really interesting tour by Neil. Fab cuppa too 😊
A beautiful ship and a great band of volunteers.
Thank you for a lovely tour.
Lovely tour. Great boat.
Very nice ship, good to see it looked after.
A real gem xxx
Really pleasant & peaceful. Lovely views 😊
Lovely ship, thanks for sharing.
Brought 16 members of Manshed onboard, who saw the engines being tested.
Really interesting – good guide.
Very well kept! And thank you to all the staff for showing us around.
Nice to walk around, thank you.
Beautiful boat great time.
Lovely atmosphere, thank you.