Things to see and do

Sunderland has a whole host of attractions and events, offering a fun-packed family day out, and many are free.

Spending time, rather than money, as a family is so important; sharing experiences and creating lasting memories. Sunderland has a surprising mix of fun things to see and do indoors and out, as well as good value places to eat and drink that can keep the whole family happy and entertained.

Did you know?

Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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