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Sunderland Town Information

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Whilst Sunderland is a busy city with plenty to see and do, it is situated between open countryside and the beautiful Northumberland coast, so within minutes you can be in the peace and tranquillity of these wide open spaces.

Sunderland Marina - Photo © Viviene Smith
Sunderland Marina - Photo: Viviene Smith CCL

The city centre itself is lively, with excellent shopping in The Bridges Shopping Centre and a wide range of bars and restaurants. The Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery offers fascinating exhibitions and interactive displays relating to the regions past.

You must also visit the spectacular Winter Gardens, a £13million glass and steel structure housing an oasis of exotic plants and magnificent water features. The National Glass Centre celebrates Sunderland's heritage in the glass industry and the continued success of the glass making industry in the area. For the more energetic, the Sunderland Marina Activities centre offers a host of water sports.