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There are countless things to do in Sunderland, with a whole host of attractions, events, family-days out and sights just waiting to be explored. 

Sunderland is a vibrant city, where you can create memories and share experiences. Families and urban explorers alike will love visiting our historic and cultural landmarks landmarks; from museums to heritage trails, art galleries to theatres -  Sunderland is rich in history, yet built for the future. 

Sunderland's nightlife is not to be missed either, with a selection of fantastic bars, cafes and restaurants offering everything from local cuisine and artisanal beers to international dishes and unique cocktails. 

Explore further afield with our outdoor days out, and exhilarating sports and leisure facilities, or unwind with a spot of retail therapy in our bustling city centre. 

Discover things to do in Sunderland below...