Sunderlands Parks

Sunderland has a great deal of incredible parks within the city. Here are just some of them;

Mowbray Park and the Winter Gardens

The 6 Best Parks in the City of Sunderland

The City of Sunderland is very fortunate to have many amazing parks across the city. In this post I have looked at what exactly makes them great and ranked my favourite 6.

History of Roker Park

Roker Park is one of the oldest, largest and most beautiful parks in Sunderland. It is packed full of Victorian history.

Hetton Lyons Country Park
Guide to Hetton Lyons Country Park

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Mowbray Park
Mowbray Park

Sunderlands oldest park, the city park has statues commemorating the heroes of our city, the tragedies that have befallen the region and a whole load of history.

Backhouse Park
Backhouse Park

Backhouse Park is a great place for dog walkers. It has some really beautiful parts and even has a small play area.

Herrington Country Park

Famous for sitting in the shadow of Penshaw Monument, Herrington Country Park is an incredible park and perfect for going on a long walk through it.

Doxford Park
The History of Doxford Park

Doxford Park is a smaller park in our city, and it doesn’t have a play area or anything of that sort. However it is a very beautiful place and plays a huge role in our cities history.

Barnes Park
Barnes Park

Sunderlands largest park, it is incredibly beautiful, especially in the autumn with all the amber leaves.

Minster Park
Minster Park, Sunderland City Centre

This newly developed park in the centre of Sunderland is teeming with history of the Sunderland Minster and the former village here.

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