Best dog walks in Sunderland
Best dog walks in Sunderland

Best dog walks in Sunderland

16 March 2023

If you are looking for new dog walks in Sunderland, why not read further and see some of our top picks!

Herrington Country Park

This is one of the largest parks in Sunderland, so if you are a dog walker in Sunderland this is perfect for burning off energy through endless games of fetch.

Barnes Park

This is the largest urban parks, with a Victorian style bandstand and lots of green space to explore. Barnes Park is a great place to walk a dog in Sunderland and there is lots for the children to do if they tag along too!


Being on the coast, Sunderland has some pawsome beaches to take your pup if they love to play in the sea. Ryhope East and South Beach, and Whitley Bay are all dog friendly. If you visit the beaches, don’t forget to take a tennis ball to throw into the sea!

Backhouse Park

Backhouse Park is definitely worth a visit with your pup, borrowed or owner, if you are looking for a woodland walk. It has some of the city’s largest trees, we are sure your dog will find a good stick to play with.

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