With fascinating heritage to explore and exciting attractions to experience, this friendly young city by the sea will bring a smile to your face. And we are proud of our city, where we have come from and where we are going.
Sunderland is a city of light and a city of passion; a creative place that’s fast becoming known for its culture as much as its centuries of engineering prowess.
Squeezing in a day of retail therapy with plenty of relaxation, coupled with good food and drink is so easy in the city centre. The Bridges shopping centre is at the heart of the city, the bright and airy covered mall is home to everything from department stores to Disney. If high street brands are your thing it’s the place to be. If you’re looking for something more unusual, an array of independent and speciality stores are just around the corner too.