Maryport

Maryport is a good place to stop, with an attractive centre, revived docks and new arts centre.

Places of Interest

Maryport Tourist Information Centre Town Hall, Senhouse Street 01900 812101

The Wave, Irish Street , 01900 811450
The Wave is an imaginative and airy £3.3million Entertainment, Conferencing and Heritage Visitor Centre in the historic Georgian harbour of Maryport.

The complex features

-Theatre, Concert Hall and Conference Centre
-Interactive Heritage Visitor Centre
-Bar and Café/Bistro
-Gift Shop featuring ‘Made In Cumbria’ Arts and Crafts
-Tourist Information Centre
-Theatre & Cinema

The Main Theatre is a multi-functional space that will feature professional theatre and music performances, cinema, local community arts performances. There’s seating for 234.

Heritage Visitor Centre
The Heritage Visitor Centre features interactive displays journeying through Maryport’s past and promoting attractions in the town and areas of special interest. Learn about Ship Building in the town and Maryport’s links with the Titanic. School Groups are also welcomed to the Heritage Centre, which offers an educational experience for all ages into the local industries of Maryport.

The Wave Café/Bistro
Offers light snacks, lunches, refreshments and a bistro menu in an agreeably light modern eating area. All food is fresh and homemade on the premises. There is a fully stocked licensed bar and a catering service for special events. There’s also a gift shop which stocks handcrafted gifts and artwork supplied by Made In Cumbria, as well as an extensive range of books.

Tourist Information Centre
The Centre also houses Maryport’s Tourist Information Centre providing information on events, attractions and an on line accommodation booking system. So whatever it is you need to know – just ask.

www.thewavemaryport.co.uk


Lake District Coast Aquarium
The award winning Lake District Coast Aquarium, specialising in native British aquatic life, has some fantastic displays of our weird and wonderful fishy neighbours.
01900 817760 , www.lakedistrict-coastaquarium.co.uk

Maritime Museum
Shipping Brow Tells the story of the docks, the town and Maryport’s most famous inhabitants, such as Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Line (of Titanic fame) and the family of Fletcher Christian,
of the Mutiny on the Bounty. 01900 813738

Maryport Golf Club Bank End, Maryport, Cumbria Situated on the Solway Firth. Maryport golf club represents a unique golfing experience in Cumbria. You can enjoy a round of golf that is part traditional links and part parkland, whilst enjoying views of Criffel and South Scotland. www.maryportgolfclub.co.uk

Senhouse Roman Museum Housed in a Victorian Naval Reserve Battery this award winning museum houses the largest collection of Roman altars from a single site in Britain and lies adjacent to the clifftop fort of Alauna, part of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site. 01900 816168 , www.senhousemuseum.co.uk

The Harbour Lights Project Maryport Harbour The Harbour lights project is a series of permanent contemporary art installations set in and around the historic
harbour. www.360spin.co.uk/artscouncil/maryport.htm