Sunderland

There is so much I could say in this introductory paragraph to introduce my home city, and nothing would do it justice. I hold Sunderland on a very high pedestal and feel incredibly fortunate that I was born and raised a Mackem through and through. I hope that in the following posts, I do it justice.

Doxford Park
Sunderlands Parks

Sunderland is incredibly fortunate to have a large number of parks within the city. All of which are packed full of natural beauty and deep history.

Roker Beach and Pier
Sunderlands Coastline

Perhaps one of the cities greatest assets is our position on the coast. Discover everything that makes it great here.

Roker Park Bandstand
Sunderlands History

Sunderland has an incredible history. This entire blog could solely focus on it, however, I will attempt to uncover just some of it.

Seven Sisters at Copt Hill
Sunderland Daily Walks

This is very relevant right now seen as we are in lockdown. Within this page, there are a great number of places you can go for daily walks in the city.

Fausto Coffee at Roker
Sunderland Hospitality

Our city has some incredible places to eat and drink. This page wouldn’t do justice to Mackem life if we didn’t celebrate that!

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Best Places to watch the Sunrise or Sunset in Sunderland

Watching the sunrise or sunset is something I consider one of the simplest joys in life. It’s a great way to start your day or a way to end on a high. So for anyone looking for the best spots in and around Sunderland to enjoy it, here is a list full of tried and […]

Guide to Derwent Reservoir, North Pennines

Derwent Reservoir is a body of water just within the eastern side of the North Pennines National Park. If you haven’t been or are looking for a cheap day out in the North East then this could be a good shout for you! The reservoir was built in 1943 and since then has served the […]

Guide to a Short Stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an absolutely incredible city packed full of amazing sights to behold. After visiting recently, I wanted to create a full guide of all the best places to visit so you make the absolute most of your time in the capital! If you do enjoy my posts and want to see what else I […]