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New Headquarters for Roker Pier and Lighthouse Tours

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Fantastic news for Roker Tours!
Roker Pier Lighthouse

ROKER PIER NAMED ONE OF 10 BEST IN THE WORLD

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Roker Pier has been named one of the world's 10 best piers by Guardian readers

CAN YOU SPOT THESE ROKER PIER PICTURES AROUND SUNDERLAND?

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Can you spot where these pictures of Roker Pier & Lighthouse appear in and around Sunderland?

LISTEN TO THE ROKER PIER PODCAST

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Sunderland podcasters "Speak Up Sunderland" feature the fantastic volunteers and visitors to Roker Pier & Lighthouse

ROKER PIER OPENS TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY

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Public tours of Sunderland’s Roker Pier & Lighthouse finally begin Listen to Roker Heritage Group chairman Phil Tweddle - whose grandad was the last Lighthouse Keeper - as he chats…

ROKER PIER & LIGHTHOUSE AS FEATURED IN LITERATURE AND BOOKS

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Roker Pier is a familiar landmark to anyone from Sunderland and beyond and there’s few of us who haven’t taken a snap of it at one time. But did you…

ROKER LIGHTHOUSE INSPIRES ARTISTS IN GLASS HEAP CHALLENGE

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University of Sunderland students and graduates joined glass artists Matt Durran and Helen Pailing for the Sunderland Glass Heap Challenge, bringing together recycling, art – and Roker Pier & Lighthouse.…

THE PATCHWORK PIER – A SONG INSPIRED BY ROKER PIER

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Northeast singer-songwriter Sinead Florence Livingston reveals how Roker Pier inspired her song 'The Patchwork Pier' Listen to Sinead Florence Livingston sing The Patchwork Pier song Image from Ont' Sofa Why did you write…

NEW BOOK ON ROKER PIER: THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

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The Donnison School have a new book by Jack Curtis, which shows using words and pictures how the piers were built.  Contains many rarely seen photos of the construction. The…

SUNDERLAND’S TWO SEAFRONT WEBCAMS

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Did you know that there are two seafront webcams in Sunderland? Find out more about them below! Sunderland Council have installed a seafront webcam on Roker Lighthouse. You're able to…

ROKER LIGHTHOUSE OLD FLOOR INSPIRES NEW ART

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During the restoration of Roker Lighthouse, the original flooring was too damaged to repair and was removed. North-east artist Helen Pailing describes how she turned the old flooring into works…

SUNDERLAND’S SECRET LIGHTHOUSE – ON NEWCASTLE ROAD

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Did you know that there was once a lighthouse on Newcastle Road in Sunderland? The Lighthouse Buildings stood on the Wheatsheaf corner at the west end of Roker Avenue. It…

ROKER BEACH RECYCLING STATIONS

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Roker & Seaburn beaches have been equipped with new recycling stations. A new initiative has been launched to help keep the city's beaches free of plastic bottles and other rigid…

LIGHTHOUSES IN & AROUND SUNDERLAND

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An introduction to the lighthouses in & around Sunderland.   Souter Point Lighthouse, Marsden The dangerous rocks at Whitburn resulted in the construction of Souter Lighthouse in 1871. Souter was…

SHIPWRECKS OF ROKER

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Roker Pier & Lighthouse has seen numerous shipwrecks in its time. The unforgiving North Sea combined with the treacherous cliffs and rocks along the North East coastline mean that Roker…

THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND ROKER

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Get out and about and make the most of Roker with our guide of things to do in the area.   We know that many of you are as excited…

ROKER PIER & LIGHTHOUSE – BEFORE AND AFTER

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We’ve picked out some highlights of the restoration to give you a sneak peek of what to expect… Since 1903 Roker Pier & Lighthouse has been the guardian of Sunderland’s…

10 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT ROKER PIER & LIGHTHOUSE

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10 remarkable facts about Roker Pier & Lighthouse Roker Pier & Lighthouse holds over a century's worth of facts and stories.  A Grade II listed building, Roker Pier & Lighthouse…

KEEP OUR BEACHES & OCEANS CLEAN AND HEALTHY

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It was World Oceans Day earlier this month, and it really got us thinking how we can all play a part in preserving our oceans and beaches. It was World Oceans…

LIGHTHOUSES OF THE WORLD

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We’ve had a browse around to dig up some details about five unique lighthouses from across the globe… We like to think Roker Pier & Lighthouse is truly one of…

ENJOY SUMMER IN SUNDERLAND

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We've put together 5 great ways to make the most of summer in Sunderland   We’ve officially reached summer 2016 (although it may not always feel like summer thanks to…
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TOUR INFO

Coming to visit?
We are situated on Roker Pier,
You'll usually find one of us in the glass entrance portal getting ready four tours

If you’re using satellite navigation our address is
Adventure Sunderland, 
Marine Walk,
Roker,
Sunderland,
SR6 0PL


Contact us:
rokerpier@outlook.com