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  1. 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.

  2. 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…

  3. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    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

less than 5 miles

  1. Add National Glass Centre to your Itinerary

    National Glass Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Sunderland

    Discover how glass arrived in Britain, how it’s made and why Sunderland has such a rich glass making heritage here at National Glass Centre.

    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
  2. 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. 

  3. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

  4. Bede Memorial Cross

    Add Bede Memorial Cross to your Itinerary

    Bede Memorial Cross

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    Type:

    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…

  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 Stadium of Light to your Itinerary

    Stadium of Light

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    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. 

  7. 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! 

  8. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996 by UK Coal in partnership with Durham Wildlife Trust and the City of Sunderland.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  9. St Benet Church

    Add St Benet Church to your Itinerary

    St Benet Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    SUNDERLAND

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

  10. 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…

  11. Add St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    St Michael and All Angels Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Houghton le Spring

    We are a Grade 1 listed building, an ancient Parish Church, that has been at the centre of our community for over one thousand years. We have an award from Visit England as “A Place of Interest”.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  12. 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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  13. 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.

  14. 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. 

  15. 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.  

  16. Sunderland Bridge

    Add Sunderland Bridge to your Itinerary

    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,…

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