Grand Sunderland Hotel Tyne and Wear

Essential Info


Hire For:
All, Wedding & Reception, Reception Only, Ceremony Only
82 bedrooms
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DIY Weddings Allowed:
Located right on the sea front, overlooking the beautiful Whitburn Sands the Grand Hotel Sunderland offers the peace and tranquillity of a country house wedding venue, with the convenience of being just two miles from Sunderland's city centre.

Wedding Planning

Rest assured you will be in good hands; from your very first meeting with the wedding team until your wedding reception and beyond, the experienced wedding coordinators will make sure you and your guests experience and unforgettable celebration that reflects the relationship you and your partner share.

What’s more, you’ll have the choice of five versatile spaces in which to hold your civil wedding and reception – the largest of which can host up to 250 wedding guests.

Castle suite – situated on the ground floor and complete with its own reception foyer, private bar and large dance floor, Castle Suite has high ceilings, elegant decor and space for up to 150 guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 250 for an evening buffet.

Lowry Suite – located on the first floor, the intimate Lowry Suite has beautiful coastal views and can accommodate up to 60 guests for a wedding breakfast.

The Boardroom – ideal for small wedding gatherings, the first floor Boardroom has dual aspect views of the coastline and can seat up to 30 guests for a formal wedding breakfast.

Durham Room – a beautiful space that can hold up to 80 people

Alnwick and Bamburgh – a spacious, elegant room that can accommodate up to 160 guests.


There are ample rooms for you and your guests to stay in overnight; plus, as members of the wedding party, your guests have access to exclusive negotiated rates.

To book a viewing or to find out more, make an enquiry.

Contact Information

Grand Hotel Sunderland,
Queens Parade, Seaburn,
Tyne and Wear,

t:0161 923 0339
e: [email protected]

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