Holiday Flat to Let
Harbour Side is a roomy two-bedroom flat (sleeps 3) on the first
floor of an architect-designed development, overlooking the fishing
harbour at Maryport on the Solway Coast and alongside the Cumbrian
Coastal Way, ideal for walkers and cyclists and those with an interest
in wild flowers and bird watching (and sunsets).
Maryport is a planned Georgian town with an unexcavated roman fort and a
superb Roman Museum. The small town also has a Norman motte, a
modern Marina, an award-winning Aquarium, a Maritime Museum and other
attractions, including indoor climbing and caving at the new Wave
Centre. There is sea fishing from the pier, a links golf course and an
indoor karting centre.
Maryport is within the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural
Beauty and on the edge of two World Heritage Sites
The Lake District and Hadrian's Wall. Within easy reach are Wastwater
and the Western Lake District, dramatic Hardknott Pass with its Roman
Fort, the 18th century port of Whitehaven, the cliffs of St Bees Head,
the unique Viking Cross and other Viking remains at Gosforth, Ravenglass
with its narrow gauge railway and Roman Bath House, historic Muncaster
Castle with its rhododendron displays and owl sanctuary . . . and much,
Keswick and Derwentwater 'Queen of the English Lakes' is about 20
Carlisle with its mediaeval Castle, 12th century Cathedral and
award-winning Tullie House Museum is 25 miles away.
Just over 50 miles away, the fabulous Vindolanda Roman Settlement and
nearby Hadrian's Wall make a good day out.
is available for short breaks (midweek or weekends) or full weeks.