Stadium of Light is a prominent attraction in Sunderland, a family-friendly area known for being relaxing. There are ample options for restaurants and bars here. The sea and beaches showcase the area's natural beauty. Start by booking a hotel near Stadium of Light, which is a great base for sightseeing in the greater Sunderland area.
More to see near Stadium of Light
In addition to visiting Stadium of Light in Sunderland, consider some of the other local activities and attractions. Popular activities in the area include swimming, attending sporting events, and being pampered at a spa. The local museums will impress, as will other attractions.
Why not cheer with the crowd at Stadium of Light, Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium, or Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground? Soak up some sun at Seaton Sluice Beach. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Herrington Country Park, WWT Washington Wetland Centre, or Marsden Rock Bird Reserve. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Karting North East, Sharpley Golf Club, and Houghton le Spring Golf Club.
Study the collections at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland Museum, or National Glass Centre. Attractions like Bede's World, Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre, and Arbeia Roman Fort highlight the local culture. St Peter's Church, Ryhope Engines Museum, and Penshaw Monument are some of the notable landmarks.
Be sure to get some family photos at Blue Reef Aquarium, Adventure Valley, and The Gate. Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Durham University, Washington Old Hall, and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. You can also stop by University of Sunderland, Souter Point Lighthouse, and St Paul's Monastery.
Getting to Stadium of Light
Hop aboard a plane to get to Stadium of Light. The Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) airport is 15.9 miles (25.5 km) from Sunderland. The next closest airport is Durham (MME-Tees Valley), 27.4 miles (44 km) away. You can come by train, getting off at Sunderland Station.