Sunderland is steeped in history with many hidden treasures to discover.

The historic and natural environment can have a positive effect on both mental and physical wellbeing.

Why not give yourself a boost, get outside, get active and reconnect with history and nature with Sunderland City Council's heritage walks?

These walks take in some of the city's most iconic landmarks and places of interest, including Penshaw Monument, St Peter's Church and the Queen Alexandra Bridge.