Maryport has always had a close affinity with the sea, from its earliest fishing days to the busy docks and sea-faring ships of the Georgian and Victorian eras.
Even the Romans utilised the presence of the sea and its shoreline as added defence in the building of Hadrian's Wall, their great frontier sweeping along the Solway Firth and down the west coast as far as Ravenglass.
The west-facing Solway coast affords expansive views and glorious sunsets over the Irish Sea, which can be enjoyed from the promenade walks.
|Thu 26 Nov||Ruth Sutton ‘Cruel Tide’ book launch at New Bookshop|
|Sat 28 - Sun 29 Nov||Winter Wonderland 2015 at Workington|
|Thu 3 Dec||Xmas Market – Thursday late night opening at Riversmeet Community Resource|
|Sat 5 Dec||Christmas Beckons Concert at Christ Church|