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Archaeological Site, from 9 Aug 2018, £1.50-£10

The Roman fort at Maryport

The Roman fort at Maryport

Details

Guided tours around the Roman fort next to the Senhouse Roman Museum, Maryport. Visit the site and discover the story of one of the most significant Roman sites in Cumbria. Located at the western end of Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, overlooking the Solway Firth towards the Scottish Coast. The tours last for approximately 45 minutes and are led by volunteer guides and are the only access to the site. Please be aware that the site is located on a working farm and suitable footwear should be worn. No dogs permitted except registered assistance and guide dogs.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 16 Aug 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Sun 19 Aug 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Thu 23 Aug 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Sun 26 Aug 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Thu 30 Aug 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Sun 2 Sep 2018 14:00 to 16:00
Tours leave at 14.00 and 15.30

Prices

Child: £1.50
Adult: £4.00
Family: £10.00

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Address

The Battery,
Sea Brows,
Maryport,
Cumbria,
CA15 6JD

Directions

On entering Maryport follow the brown signs with the Roman helmet.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Maryport station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesAdditive free

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