City Centre

Sunderland city centre

With so much to explore and experience in the city centre, you'll find something for all the family. There's a museum, art gallery, great open spaces, shops for every taste and budget and no shortage of places to enjoy on a night out, plus over 3500 parking spaces and excellent public transport links.

The Sculpture Trail, running along the final part of the C 2 C or Coast to Coast was created over a decade from 1991 to 2001 by sculptor Colin Wilbourn and writer Chaz Brenchley. Colin and Chaz worked with residents of Sunderland to create the trail which brings together Sunderland’s past and...
A charming nostalgic tea room, the surroundings are kitsch, fabulously vintage and welcoming. Enjoy having your tea served in a vintage china tea cup and taste a range of home made foods. Why not check out the ever changing window display of quirky tea cosies. Trying one of the 'Vintage Hollywood...
Located in the heart of the city centre, Sorrento is a little bit of Italy in Sunderland. With a Happy Hour menu available at all times, traditional Italian dishes are on offer at reasonable prices. Trip Advisor Click here
Spice Empire is located next to Sunderland Minster and opposite the Sunderland Empire.  Its close to the city centre hotels and to many popular bars and clubs. Offering its diners a range of Indian dishes with modern twists, that have been inspired by years of Asian culture. Five course special...
The SR4 Suite combines historic charm with modern amenities. Located in the heart of Sunderland, the venue has 3 function rooms with a variety of capacities for up to 160 guests. All rooms have a private bar and are perfect for weddings, celebrations, birthday parties, children's parties and...
Whether you're meeting a friend or taking a well deserved rest from shopping, pop in to Starbucks for a great coffee, to sit in or take away. There's also a wide selection of fresh food including sandwiches, salads and yummy cakes which you can enjoy on large oversized leather couches in the window...
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Sunderland Empire Theatre brings big West End productions, drama, comedy and musicals into the heart of the city. It is the biggest theatre in the North East and guarantees an exciting programme of events, staging season after season of dazzling entertainment featuring West End musicals, classical...
Family having fun at Sunderland Museum
Discover Sunderland’s fascinating history in one place. With a collection dating back to 1846 there are plenty of surprises at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Perhaps the most famous object of all is Wallace the Lion. Wallace was part of a touring wild animal show which visited Sunderland...

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Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.

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