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  1. 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
  2. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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    Type:

    Animal Collection

    Washington

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze 2009Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold 2011Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2012North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
  3. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

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    Type:

    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…

  4. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

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    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.

  5. Add Herrington Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    New Herrington

    Extensive area of magnesium limestone grassland with classic indicator species that define this rare plant community.  Meadow Brown and Common Blue butterflies are abundant during the summer months, with Linnet, Yellowhammer and Common Whitethroat…

less than 5 miles

  1. Add St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Church

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    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.

  2. Add Northern Spire Bridge to your Itinerary

    Northern Spire Bridge

    Type

    Type:

    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. 

  3. St Benet Church

    Add St Benet Church to your Itinerary

    St Benet Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    SUNDERLAND

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

  4. Add St Andrew's Church to your Itinerary

    St Andrew's Church

    Type

    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…

  5. 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…

  6. Add National Glass Centre to your Itinerary

    National Glass Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Sunderland

    Inspiring people to learn about, make and enjoy contemporary glass.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Bronze
  7. Sunderland Bridge

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    Sunderland Bridge

    Type

    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,…

  8. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

    The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.

  9. Wearmouth Bridge

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    Wearmouth Bridge

    Type

    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.

  10. Add Hylton Castle to your Itinerary

    Hylton Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    SUNDERLAND

    A decorative gatehouse tower of a Castle.  Built by Sir William Hylton shortly before 1400, this is the second oldest building in Sunderland. 

  11. St John's Methodist Church

    Add St John's Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    St John's Methodist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

    Traditional Sunday service with a warm and welcoming congregation.  Regular midweek activities.  

  12. Add Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum to your Itinerary

    Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum

    Type

    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.

  13. Add Sunderland Minster to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Minster

    Type

    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’…

  14. 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! 

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