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
Area Attractions Click on Map.
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 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.
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
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
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:
Museum - Map /
Museum - Map /
Maryport Harbour &
Marina - Map /
Centre / Indoor Activities - Map /
Station - Map /
League Club - Map /
West Coast Indoor
Karting - Map /