From beautiful beaches and countryside to theatres, museums and galleries, there is plenty to see and do in Sunderland. The city is a welcoming and is set right on the coast and at the mouth of the River Wear. It boasts wide sandy beaches and acres of relaxing and invigorating green spaces. Culturally its offer includes Sunderland Empire Theatre, National Glass Centre and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, while its underground music scene is considered one of the most vibrant in the UK.
This proud city by the sea also has a fascinating history, outstanding sporting attractions and a family-friendly programme of events and festivals.