Best Landmarks in Sunderland

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Sunderland, UK. All of our landmarks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH

Since 1871

Venue Hire, Seabirds, Shop, Walk, Historical Places, Magnesian Limestone Cliffs, Wave-Cut Foreshore and Grassland, Whitburn Coastal Park, Play Area, Nature Reserve, Climbing, Compass and Engine Room, Collections, School Visit, Tea-Room, Birds Watching & Lighthouse

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas is one of the historical places. Offers a great family-friendly visit. Visit the engine room and the Victorian lighthouse keeper's cottage for spectacular views. Take a saunter along the coastline near Souter Lighthouse, and discover a landscape full of hidden history. One of Britain’s most endangered birds has bounced back from the brink at Whitburn Coastal Park. Walk or cycle along the beautiful coastal walks and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Craigavon Road, Castletown, Sunderland SR5 3PA

Since 1390

Historical Place, Cafe, Community Organisation, English Heritage, Walk, Castle, Garden, Architecture Structure, Gatehouse-Tower, Hauntings, Events, Chapel, Exhibitions, Meetings, Cafe and Rooms, Classrooms & Displays

The castle is the second oldest building in Sunderland and is situated in its own grounds alongside St Catherine's Chapel and like most ancient buildings. Offers a range of activities, events, and learning sessions in Hylton Dene and at local community venues. This historic site has recently been given a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) award to bring the 14th century Hylton Castle back into community use. Car parking is available at the site

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Marine Walk, Sunderland SR6 0PL

Since 1903

Swimming, Group Booking, Guided Tour, Cycle Ride, Sea, Coffee, Beaches, Family and Kids Programswalk, Historical, Fishing, Heritage, Gallery, Beach & Climbing

Roker Pier and Lighthouse is one of the City's most iconic landmarks. The tunnel and lighthouse are now open to the public for the first time in the structure’s history via guided tours lead by volunteers within the Sunderland Sea Front. The extensive programme of restorative works began at Roker Pier & Lighthouse. Visitors will walk the length of the pier tunnel before climbing steps to the top of the lighthouse to take in the incredible views. Gift cards available

Price: Adult £8 & Children £5

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