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Experience Roker Pier in a new way and learn about Sunderland's rich maritime heritage.

We're currently closed for the winter season, but don't worry, we'll be back in the spring!

Although our regular tours won't be running, we can still accomodate group bookings, just drop us an email using the Group Booking Request below to find out more.

  • Remember the tunnel is dark, damp and dirty inside!
  • You need to wear wellies, sturdy walking shoes or boots!
  • Entry may be refused to those in inappropriate footwear.
  • Upon booking a tour, please check your e-mail.
  • A link with information for participants will be generated to you shortly after booking. 
  • Please also check your e-mail and text messages on the day of the visit.
  • As a lighthouse we're at the mercy of the weather conditions.
  • Unforeseen pier closures may cause your tour to be cancelled at short notice.
  • Tours depart promptly at the advertised times.
  • Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes BEFORE your tour begins.
  • If you require any special considerations for your visit, please contact us, we'll be happy to help.


We look forward to welcoming you on a tour soon! 

Updated date: 20.04.18 15:57
Updated date: 18.05.18 15:39

Before booking a tour, please bear in mind that the tunnel is dark, damp and dirty inside. You will need to wear wellies or sturdy walking shoes or boots as your feet may get dirty and wet and the tunnel floor is uneven in places. In addition, please make sure you read and understand the Terms and Conditions at the bottom of this page before booking your tour.


Group Booking Request

We warmly welcome schools, colleges and other group bookings. Enjoy the tour as a group and explore the Pier and Lighthouse together.

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* Children must be at least 1.1 metres in height and physically capable of ascending and descending the staircases by themselves unaided.

Choose your tour

Please select a time slot on the calendar below to book your tour. Tickets take one day to process so we can't take bookings for the present day - we apologise for any inconvenience. Before booking a tour, please make sure you have read the Terms and Conditions at the bottom of this page.

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