Surrounding Area

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Sunderland is ideally placed to act as a base for exploring what the wider North East region has to offer.

Within a 20 mile radius, you have access to some of the best heritage and cultural attractions in the UK. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent 900 year-old cathedral and Norman castle is just 30 minutes away by road.

Sunderland is surrounded by other fantastic towns and cities which are well worth a visit including: