Backhouse Park

Backhouse Park

This park is a natural arboretum with a large variety of trees and some of the city's largest mature trees, producing a wonderful display of autumn colour. Renowned for its magnificient bulb display in early spring the park is overlooked by University of Sunderland's Name Art College.

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Did you know?

Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.


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Come on Spring, we’re ready for ewe! 1 day 18 hours ago
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The poor never gets a break! 4 days 10 hours ago
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