Herrington Country Park is one of Sunderland's largest parks, hosting events such as the Sunderland Festival on an annual basis. It's home to one of the largest spaces for open-air concerts in the North-East and is popular with families, particularly during the summer months. Just a 20-minute drive from Sunderland and Gateshead (30 minutes from Newcastle), you'll find plenty of hotels to choose from in the area, including chain hotels and independent hotels in Sunderland and Gateshead.
Independent Accommodation in the North-East
When it comes to independent accommodation, you'll find a range of hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs within easy driving distance of Herrington Country Park. Seaham, Durham and Houghton le Spring all have their fair share of family-owned accommodation, where you can stay in cosy surroundings. But that’s not all, these smaller establishments still offer all the amenities you'd expect, such as complimentary cooked breakfasts, free parking for guests and free WiFi access, so you're always connected.
Enjoy the Countryside near Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
There's plenty to do for all ages at Herrington Country Park, with an adventure play area and skateboarding for kids, a lake for model boat sailing and a sculpture trail, as well as cycling and walking trails. Whether you're here on a family holiday or enjoying a romantic weekend away, no trip to the area is complete without visiting Hadrian's Wall. You could book a walking tour or head for Segedunum Roman Forts, Bath and Museum, where you can learn more about the area's Roman heritage. With most hotels providing free parking, it's easy to get out of the city centre and explore some of the stunning countryside the North-East has to offer.
Amenities for Outdoors Enthusiasts
For sporty visitors who enjoy outdoor activities probably won't be travelling light, so the free parking and luggage storage on offer at some of the larger chain hotels in the area will come as good news. Other amenities include free WiFi, so you can share your holiday photos on social media or stay connected for work, and complimentary breakfast, setting you up for a day outside in the fresh air.