Herrington Country Park

Herrington Country Park

One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with Sustrans, an adventure play area, skate boarding, Nordic walking, model boat sailing in the lake and a variety of sculptures that celebrate the heritage of the area. It's home to many exciting events like the Sunderland Fesitval, Race for Life and has hosted the National Cross Country Championships, Radio 1 Big Weekend, The BIG Bike Ride and the 2012 Olympic Torch Celebration.

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.


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RT : Great time earlier with and in preparation for and Active Sun… https://t.co/9ehu3c9jjC 12 hours 50 min ago
RT : 3 days to go! Join us for the opening of the new NGCA and the preview of Fiona Crisp: Material Sight this Friday 23… https://t.co/8wroUBD2XL 13 hours 41 min ago
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RT : What a beautiful morning with at Port of Sunderland! https://t.co/62wlYQlCk0 15 hours 28 min ago
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