Thompson Park, Sunderland, Newcastle Road, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 1PL – Visit Now
Thompson Park in Sunderland provides a local area for sport in the city. If you are looking for outdoor exercise from tennis to bowling, then Thompson Park can provide it. Alongside this it is also home to its own football club – Town End FC the local football team and is used for their training and matches. This means that on a weekend you can enjoy the beautiful game while enjoying the grounds of the park. The park because of this has three football pitch spaces, tennis courts and a bowling green, all providing entertainment and fitness for local people. The park has also been chosen to receive £200,000 in funding to refurbish it with a focus on cycling and further sports facilities to make it an outstanding area in Sunderland. The park itself is home to Sunderland home grown – a local community interest company – works closely with the friends of Thompson park to maintain and beautify the space. If you are less of a sports fan, Thompson Park Café is an incredibly popular café which you can enjoy refreshments at.