Sunderlands History

Sunderland is an old part of the world, and with that, it has an incredibly right history. And while I cannot hope to fully unpack it here on this blog (without doing some kind of thesis on it), I will attempt to educate myself and anyone else who wants to learn about Sunderlands History

The old Ryhope Train Bridge
Sunderland Heritage and Where to Experience it

Sunderland has an incredibly complex history and this post is just the tip of the iceberg.

Wearmouth Bridge

Sunderlands Bridges and the River Wear

The River Wear is a very important part of Sunderlands heritage. This post has a load of information in for anyone looking to lear more about this incredible river!

St Peters Church

5 Historical facts you might now know about St Peters Church, Sunderland

St Peters Church is very much a part of the foundations of the City of Sunderland. Learn more about it here!

Doxford Park
Sunderlands Parks

Sunderlands parks have played a huge role in capturing the cities history throughout time.

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A Stroll Around Northumberlandia, Cramlington

Northumberlandia is an incredible piece of public art in an area that is now a public park for everyone to enjoy. Northumberlandia is the largest human form public art piece in the world! It took 1.5 million tonnes of rocks to make her, and she meatured 100 ft tall and a quarter of a mile […]

Guide to Gibside

Gibside is a National Trust Site just outside of Newcastle and Gateshead. Gibside estate is full of incredible local history, beautiful scenery, fresh outdoors and much more. It is a great place for a day out and just a stones throw away from Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham. In this guide, I have condensed down all […]

Guide to Sunderland to South Tyneside Seafront; Roker to South Shields

Sunderland to South Tynesides Seafront has 5 main residential areas that up the stretch of coast between the River Wear and the River Tyne. Starting with Roker, we then have Seaburn, Whitburn, Marsden and finally South Shields. These areas make up one of the most beautiful stretches of coast line in the North East, and […]