See it Do it Sunderland | Welcome to our city by the sea

Welcome to our city by the sea

From beautiful beaches and countryside, to theatres, museums and galleries, there's plenty to see and do in Sunderland. Many of the city's attractions are free and all offer a great family day out, packed with fun.

Sunderland is a welcoming, bustling city set right on the coast and at the mouth of the River Wear. We have wide sandy beaches and acres of green spaces. Our cultural offer includes Sunderland Empire Theatre, National Glass Centre and Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Add to that a fascinating history, outstanding sporting attractions and a family-friendly programme of events and festivals, you're sure to have a great time in Sunderland.

 

Did you know?

Blockbuster West End shows are staged at the Sunderland Empire, the biggest theatre between Edinbugh and Manchester.

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It's steaming weekend at the fabulous and fascinating Ryhope Engines Museum! There's also a classic car show! (We… https://t.co/VRG1wlYfMQ 2 days 5 hours ago
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Perfect weather, and long overdue after a lot of chilly Penshaw Bowls! 2 days 22 hours ago
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The sun is out ☀️ who’s ready to roll at Penshaw Bowl? The fun starts at 12 noon, give yourself plenty of time to g… https://t.co/dyk3VQiS0I 3 days 5 hours ago
The Easter egg hunt returns to this weekend. Take a stroll round the gardens of this hidden gem,… https://t.co/gpltgDC8tQ 3 days 6 hours ago
Thanks! 1pm slots now all fully booked, space at 3pm and plenty of other things to do! 3 days 6 hours ago

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