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less than 2 miles

  1. Add Northern Spire Bridge to your Itinerary

    Northern Spire Bridge

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    Bridge

    Sunderland

    An impressive two span cable stayed bridge and A-frame pylon rising to 344ft to cross the River Wear.  With two lane traffic capacity and access for cyclists with footpath along the length. 

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum to your Itinerary

    Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Sunderland

    Housed in the former Monkwearmouth Station museum.  The Fans Museum has an outstanding collection of SAFC memorabilia as well as that of national and international clubs.

  2. Bede Memorial Cross

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    Bede Memorial Cross

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    Landmark

    Sunderland

    The Bede Memorial Cross has carvings on all sides that are in the style of original Anglo Saxon stone carvings, made when Bede was alive. The images on the cross represent the many parts of Bede’s life, including his work, his friends, and his…

  3. Add Cleadon Windmill to your Itinerary

    Cleadon Windmill

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    Windmill

    South Shields

    This now ruined windmill is a grade 2 listed building and sits on top of the beautiful Cleadon Hills. Built in the 1820s, this now ruined windmill is a grade 2 listed building. It stands atop of the highest point on the Cleadon Hills, with beautiful…

  4. Add Jarrow Hall to your Itinerary

    Jarrow Hall

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    Museum

    Church Bank, Jarrow

    Discover the amazing world of Anglo-saxon Northumbria. Set across 11 acres explore the life and legacy of Bede in our dedicated museum alongside a reconstructed Anglo-Saxon farm.

  5. St Benet Church

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    St Benet Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    SUNDERLAND

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

  6. Add Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

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    Type:

    Museum

    SUNDERLAND

    Sunderland's history under one roof, dating from 1846 there are so many exhibits to keep you entertained. One of the most famous of these is Wallace, Wallace a Lion who was part of the wild animal show to visit Sunderland in 1800.  After Wallace's…

  7. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

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    Type:

    Landmark

    Houghton Le Spring

    One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Presented to the National Trust as a gift in 1939 by the 5th Earl of Durham.

  8. Wearmouth Bridge

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    Wearmouth Bridge

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    Type:

    Bridge

    Sunderland

    A through arch bridge spanning the River Wear in Sunderland, the current bridge was opened in 1929.  It is the final bridge over the River Wear before reaching the North Sea.

  9. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    HOUGHTON LE SPRING

    One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with Sustrans, an adventure play area, skate boarding, Nordic walking, model boat sailing in the lake and a variety of sculptures that celebrate the heritage of the…

  10. Add Roker Pier and Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse

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    Type:

    Landmark

    Sunderland

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse are a Grade ll listed building whihc opened in 1903. The original lantern was gas powered, emitting a 45,000 candlepower reflected beam reputedly visible for over 15 miles out to sea. Once complete, the pier extended 2000ft…

  11. Add Roker Park to your Itinerary

    Roker Park

    SUNDERLAND

    A wonderful park connecting directly to the beach.  Family fun with tennis courts, basketball, play area, boating lake and more! 

  12. Add Sunderland Minster to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Minster

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Sunderland

    The Minster is a significant part of Sunderland’s heritage, dating as some suggest to as far back as 940AD. Rebuilt in the 20th century and following the grant of city status to Sunderland in 1992 the church was re-designated as ‘Sunderland Minster’…

  13. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Washington

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  14. Add Stadium of Light to your Itinerary

    Stadium of Light

    Type

    Type:

    Sports Ground

    SUNDERLAND

    The Stadium of Light is home to Sunderland AFC's Black Cats.  Tours are available all year round giving you the opportunity to experience a walk down the tunnell or see the players changing rooms. 

  15. Add St Andrew's Church to your Itinerary

    St Andrew's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

    St Andrew's Church is of international importance, the interior has many treasures including William Morris carpets, Ernest Grimson furniture and the painted ceiling in the sanctuary depicting the creation of the sun and stars which is painted in…

  16. Add St Paul's Monastery to your Itinerary

    St Paul's Monastery

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Jarrow

    St Paul's Church has been a place of Christian prayer and worship for over 1300 years and is the starting point for the Way of Learning.

  17. Sunderland Bridge

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    Sunderland Bridge

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Sunderland

    Sunderland Bridge dates back to the 14th century and the woodland clustered around it is majestic. It is built of dressed sandstone with four semicircular arches. The bridge has undergone several rebuilds, with the end arches being rebuilt in 1770,…

  18. Add Sunderland Maritime Heritage to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Maritime Heritage

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    SUNDERLAND

    Learn of the maritime heritage with workshop and visitor centre open to the public three days a week. 

  19. Add St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

    St Peter's Church stands as one of the oldest in Britain more than 1300 years old. Built in 674AD by Benedict Biscop, there is a stained glass window in the church dedicated to him. At the age of 7 the Venerable Bede joined the monastery here.

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