Rent a car in Sunderland and explore the attractions, historic buildings and entertainments that give the city its own distinct personality. From sculpted Victorian Parks to shining shopping centers, there's something to suit everyone in this friendly spot – including a wonderful selection of galleries and museums.
Spend an afternoon browsing the treasures on offer at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, or lose yourself in the past on a trip to the utterly charming Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens (be sure to pay a visit to the koi ponds). You can also explore the foundations the city was built on, with an illuminating day out at the Washington 'F' Pit coalmining museum. Head to nearby Albay Park afterwards for a picnic and stroll through the lush woodlands.
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There are plenty of stores of all shapes and sizes in the city center, as well as some excellent shopping malls to choose from. The largest is The Bridges, a popular indoor center with more than 90 stores right at the heart of Sunderland. If you're looking for a bargain, then you should pay a visit to the Jacky Whites Market. If it's independent, quirky shops that tickle your fancy, the Park Lane Shopping Village will be right up your street.
No trip to the area would be complete without a look at the Penshaw Monument, one of Sunderland's most beloved landmarks. Perched atop Penshaw Hill, the monument also offers a great vantage point for delightful views of the region. There's also lots of fun to be had at the National Glass Center, where you can learn about glassmaking, enjoy a coffee overlooking the scenic Port and even take a walk on the glass roof (only for the brave at heart!).
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