There are lots of plans on this website in the training section. Personally I'd recommend you get a copy of the book 'Advanced Marathoning' by Pete Pfitzinger and Scott Douglas. They have 12 and 18 week plans for a variety of different levels of mileage. Given where you're currently at you'll be well able for the up to 55 mile schedule and if you wanted to you could easily be ready for the 55 - 70 schedule by the time it starts. Aside from a training plan it has fairly sound basic advice for stretching and strength training.
Reading between the lines of your post, I'm guessing that you aren't doing any tempo or speedwork runs. Adding something like this should have a positive impact. (I've used the runnersworld smartcoach, and been happy with it, though some folks on these boards that know more than me don't like it much.)
Regarding the marathon itself, it's been called "undulating", which means "hilly". Try and spend some of your training time in the hills. (I missed my target time by a couple of minutes last year, and I attribute that partly to the fact that most of my training runs were flat.)
Feel free to come and join us on the 'Scottish Runners' thread over in General Running. Lots of us there have done Loch Ness and indeed many other marathons .
'Shades' in your title has her own thread - you would need to contact her via that thread if you want her training plan.
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