Thompson Park is one of Sunderland's most well known parks and green spaces within the region with excellent sports facilities and play areas.
About Thompson Park
If you're a fan of the outdoors, be sure to visit Sunderland's Thompson Park which is known for its excellent sports attractions.
Summers can be spent unwinding in the park with a selection of outdoor sports facilities such as bowling greens, tennis courts and football pitches, making it the perfect spot for youngsters, families and adults who love to make the most of our region's green space.
This lovely peaceful park is ideal for a stroll at any time of year, and is well kept with lovely plants and sculptures scattered throughout.
Families with little ones can benefit from a play-area which boasts an extensive range of equipment, allowing kids to have hours of fun while the adults can relax in the park's lush green surroundings.
Whether you're walking the dog, playing your favourite sport, or searching for the perfect picnic spot, you can plan a great day out complete with a visit to the park's fantastic Thompson Park Cafe. Here you can grab a bite to eat, enjoy the friendly service and tuck into delicious homemade cakes while the children play nearby.
How To Get Here
Thompson Park is located on Newcastle Road in Southwick, Sunderland. Just a 10-minute drive from the city centre via the A1018, it is also accessible via bus routes 20, 9 and E2.