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  1. 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…

  2. 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.

  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 St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    St Michael and All Angels Church

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    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
  2. Add Sunderland Maritime Heritage to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Maritime Heritage

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    SUNDERLAND

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

  3. Add Roker Pier and Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse

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    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…

  4. 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. 

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

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    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
  6. St Benet Church

    Add St Benet Church to your Itinerary

    St Benet Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    SUNDERLAND

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

  7. Add St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor to your Itinerary

    St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring

    Originally dedicated in 1876 and designed by renowned architect George Gilbert Scott Junior, St. Andrew’s is a light and airy church serving the villages of Chilton Moor and Fencehouses, formerly mining communities.

  8. Add Hylton Castle to your Itinerary

    Hylton Castle

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    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. 

  9. Add Herrington Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    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…

  10. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

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    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.

  11. 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. 

  12. 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,…

  13. Add Sunderland Minster to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Minster

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    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 Mere Knolls Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Mere Knolls Cemetery

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    Type:

    Cemetery / Mausoleum

    SUNDERLAND

    Opened in 1856 and now covering a holdin of 42 acres, many notable people are laid to rest here including Robert Thompson, Sir Robert Thompson, Lawrence Dickse and John Harkness.  More information can be found here ->>https://www.sunderland.gov…

  15. 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…

  16. 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.

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