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Room Escape Games , Sunderland
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Also known as "twin beaches," Roker & Seaburn Beaches offer wide expanses of sand and are Blue Flag award-winners for their impeccable mainte
Specialty Museum
National Glass Centre , Sunderland
The National Glass Centre is a cultural venue and visitor attraction located in Sunderland, North East England. It is part of the University
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Ken Bradshaw is a professionally trained tour guide holding theBlue Badge for North East England and will bring your tour alive as I will tailor it to fit your personal interests. We will walk through the medieval historical streets and along the River Wear showing you the highlights of this beautiful historic city. Quirky backstreets, canny views and topical points of interest will be available to view. We will see the colleges of one of the greatest learning institutions in the world: Durham University and discover the lives of countless characters such as the little Count of Poland who played his fiddle in the Victorian theatre, some of the powerful Prince Bishops and the notorious coal baron, 3rd Marquis of Londonderry whose statue dominates Durham market place. Check out my website and view my videos of the beautiful landscape of County Durham and north east England
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Specialty Museum
Beamish Museum , Beamish
Beamish Museum was established in 1970 to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural northeast England in the early 20th century


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Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh and 240 miles north of London. It is a coastal city at the mouth of the River Wear with beaches at Roker and Seaburn. The etymology of Sunderland is derived from "sundered land", meaning land "sundered", or set aside for a special purpose, from those belonging to the monastery at Monkwearmouth.Historically in County Durham, there were three original settlements on the site of modern-day Sunderland. On the north side of the river, Monkwearmouth was settled in 674 when Benedict Biscop founded the Monkwearmouth–Jarrow Abbey. Opposite the monastery on the south bank, Bishopwearmouth was founded in 930. A small fishing village called Sunderland, located toward the mouth of the river (modern day East End) was granted a charter in 1179. Use our United Kingdom online day trip planner to arrange your visit to Sunderland and any other destinations in United Kingdom that take your fancy.

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