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Maryport is a Town west coast of Cumbria, 28 miles southwest of Carlisle.

Maryport is a Port Town built up around Fishing, then later with Coal, Iron and Shipbuilding, with the main investors being the Senhouse family. The Town also has connections to the Romans, with a Roman Museum covering Roman Settlements in the area. Other attractions include: Maritime Museum, Aquarium, and Indoor Karting.

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The image top is of Senhouse Street, the main street in the Town with many Shops and Cafes. This street runs all the way down to the Harbour.

The second image is of the harbour area in Maryport named South Quay. The import /export of Iron and Coal was fazed out from this port during the 1900s. The area has now been developed for Housing, Leisure, Tourism and the remaining Fishing Fleet.

The Harbour area at Maryport is where the Fishing and Recreation Boats are moored. Angling off the Piers and Promenade are said to be good for Plaice, Codling, Whiting, Coalfish and Flounder.

The Coast Aquarium is at the South Quay. The Aquarium covers Sea Life mainly found in the Irish Sea, as well as Exotic creatures from around the world. The Aquarium also has a Cafe, Crazy Golf, Radio Controlled Boats, and sells Bait for Sea Angling.

The image from the Harbour is towards Senhouse Street and Maryport Christ Church built in 1872. This area also has a Maritime Museum and Indoor Fitness Centre with many activities.

St Mary Church is on Church Street in the Town centre, built from 1847.

Fleming Square is a short walk north of Maryport centre, a top Photo Spot in the Town.

Maryport Golf Club is about one and a half miles north of the Town centre, formed on January 21st 1905. Visitors are welcome to play this challenging coastal course with views across the Solway Firth.

Maryport / Attractions:

Senhouse Roman Museum - Map / Reviews

Maryport Maritime Museum - Map / Reviews

Maryport Harbour & Marina - Map / Reviews

The Wave Centre / Indoor Activities - Map / Reviews

Maryport Railway Station - Map / Reviews

Maryport Rugby League Club - Map / Reviews

West Coast Indoor Karting - Map / Reviews

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