Sunderland

Properties and events in Sunderland

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Bishopwearmouth Walking Tour

High Street West, Sunderland, County Durham, SR1 3ET
In person
Pre-booking required

An architectural walking tour of the Bishopwearmouth Townscape Heritage Scheme led by Sunderland City Council

Phoenix Hall Masonic Temple

Queen Street East, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 2HT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Grade 1 listed - The Phoenix Hall built in 1785 is the only example of its type, Purpose built by Phoenix Lodge no 94 who still meet in the building.

Roker Pier Tunnel and Lighthouse Presentation

Adventure Sunderland building, Marine Walk, Roker, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 0PL
In person
Pre-booking not required

A one hour slide show presentation and talk on the Iconic and Historic Roker Pier Tunnel and Lighthouse. Taking place at Adventure Sunderland building on Marine Walk, first come first served, maximum 30 people.

Ryhope Engines Museum

Ryhope Pumping Station, The Waterworks, Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 0ND
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Ryhope Engines Museum is based on the former Ryhope Pumping Station which provided water to Wearside for 100 years. This is a unique opportunity to see the wonderful Victorian beam engines working under steam power as they have since 1868.

St Michael and All Angels Church, Houghton le Spring

St Michael & All Angels Church, Church St, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4DN
In person
Pre-booking not required

There has been a centre for worship on this site for thousands of years, Christian worship was first established with a stone building in the 9th Century. Guides and leaflets are available and we are part of the Northern Saints Heritage trail.

Stockton Road United Reformed Church

Stockton Road United Reformed Church, Belvedere Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 7BT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover Stockton Road United Reformed Church, open to the public this Heritage Open Days festival.

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory, The Broadway, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4BB
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Old Rectory will be open to view with displays, tours and worksheets. Come along and see our historic council chamber or catch a tour and discover the details you may have missed.

The Old Rectory Heritage Walk

The Old Rectory, The Broadway, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4BB
In person
Pre-booking not required

A guided walk through the beautiful, historical Houghton Le Spring, Follow the historic "Saints Trail" and view some key sites that make up Houghton's fascinating history.

Walking tour of Ryhope Village Green with bestselling author Glenda Young showing locations from her books

Ryhope Village, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 0NQ
In person
Pre-booking required

Join author Glenda Young on a walking tour around Ryhope village green, showing the locations from her bestselling historical novels set in Ryhope.

Washington Old Hall

Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7LE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Washington Old Hall free of charge