Maryport Lighthouse is a small Lighthouse located in Maryport, Cumbria, England, formerly run by the UK's General Lighthouse Authority, Trinity House. The original Maryport lighthouse was built in 1796, and was running on Acetylene by 1946. Trinity House took charge of it in 1961. The painter L. S. Lowry used Maryport and the lighthouse in several of his paintings.
In 1996 a new tower (Aluminium and the lighthouse was connected to mains electricity. Prior to this the lighthouse at Maryport had been the UK's oldest iron lighthouse. At 4.7 metres tall and with a light intensity of only 120 Candelas, the new tower is one of Trinity House's smaller beacon's, but the light can be seen 6 nmi (11 km) out to sea.) was built from