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  1. Add Marsden Bay to your Itinerary

    Marsden Bay

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    Sightseeing

    South Shields

    Discover the dramatic cliffs and bays with stacks and caves at Marsden Bay for the perfect day out in South Shields. Plan your trip at NewcastleGateshead.

  2. 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…

less than 5 miles

  1. Add The Word, National Centre for the Written Word to your Itinerary

    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

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    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    South Shields

    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word is South Tyneside's new state-of-the-art cultural venue which has a lot to offer! The spectacular building opened in October 2016.

    The building is brimming with exciting new experiences, activities…

  2. Add St Pauls Church and Monastic Site to your Itinerary

    St Pauls Church and Monastic Site

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Jarrow

    The home of the Venerable Bede, St Paul's is one of the best understood Monastic sites and along with St Peter's has been short-listed as a World Heritage Site.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  3. 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…

  4. Add St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Church

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    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
  5. 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.

  6. 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…

  7. Add Sunderland Maritime Heritage to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Maritime Heritage

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    SUNDERLAND

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

  8. Add Jarrow Hall to your Itinerary

    Jarrow Hall

    Type

    Type:

    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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  9. Sandhaven Beach

    Add Sandhaven Beach to your Itinerary

    Sandhaven Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    South Shields

    Sandhaven Beach is an awarding winning blue flag beach, offering a traditional seaside experience.  From building sand castles and exploring rock pools to surfing and Windsurfing, there's plenty to keep all the family entertained.

  10. Add Northern Spire Bridge to your Itinerary

    Northern Spire Bridge

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    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. 

  11. Add South Shields Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    South Shields

    South Shields Museum & Art Gallery explores the story of South Tyneside through sensational displays, hands-on exhibits and stunning art. Visit our latest gallery, Changing Faces, see snakes and spiders in Creature Corner and relax in the new cafe.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  12. St Benet Church

    Add St Benet Church to your Itinerary

    St Benet Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    SUNDERLAND

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

  13. Add Hylton Castle to your Itinerary

    Hylton Castle

    Type

    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. 

  14. Add St Paul's Monastery to your Itinerary

    St Paul's Monastery

    Type

    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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  15. 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! 

  16. 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. 

  17. Add National Glass Centre to your Itinerary

    National Glass Centre

    Type

    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
  18. Add Tynemouth Priory and Castle to your Itinerary

    Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Tynemouth

    Tynemouth Castle and Priory was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. Overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne, it dominates the headland.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014

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