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Delve into what makes our city great with our expert guides to Sunderland.

Whether you're local, visiting for the day, or planning a longer trip to the North East, our Sunderland travel guides help you explore Sunderland's true potential. 

We were named as Smart City of the Year in 2020 due to our innovative digital transformation, yet we also are very proud of our roots, culture and natural beauty spots. 

If you've always wanted to learn about Sunderland's history and heritage, which is tied to coal mining, ship building and engineering industries, there are wonderful heritage sights and cultural landmarks to educate visitors on our region's unique personality, and how it came to be.

Or, live in the moment and find out the top things to do while in Sunderland, including the best outdoor walks, ideas on where to go and what to see, or even the top dog friendly cafes where you can grab a drink with your furry friend. 
Find out more about the future of Sunderland and how our digitally connected city is growing, or see what's on so you can plan a great visit.