in The Area

Things To Do

Whether you're visiting for a tour or having a leisurely stroll across the pier deck, Roker Pier is perfectly positioned for a great day out.

Roker & Seaburn Beaches
These award winning beaches are the perfect place to enjoy the City by the Sea.

Marine Activities Centre
Surf, row, kayak, sail and more at the Adventure Sunderland watersports centre on Roker Beach.

Roker Park
A beautiful park with direct access from the beach, with lots to see and do for all the whole family - children's railway, play areas, basketball, tennis courts, model boating lake and much more!

Watch House Museum
Discover the history of Sunderland's Volunteer Life Brigade at their headquarters overlooking the seafront. Make sure to visit the website for opening times.

National Glass Centre
Just a 10 minute walk from the seafront, visit the National Glass Centre and discover Sunderland's glass making heritage, explore their exhibitions and see glass being made.

St Peter's Church
The Anglo-Saxon church of St Peter's is over 1300 years old and was the home of the Venerable Bede.