Sunderland Association Football Club


The Stadium of Light is the magnificent home of Sunderland AFC. With a capacity of 49,000 seats; it stands majestic on the banks of the River Wear, a stadium worthy of a team that has one of the proudest histories in the game.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 10
  • Special group rates - Stadium Tours: Adult £5.50 Child/Concession £3.50
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A19. Follow the A1231 for Sunderland north. Stadium signposted at every junction.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is St Peter's Metro. Leave station, head north. Stadium can be seen on left


  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Experience of the Year Award - Bronze North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Experience of the Year Award - Bronze 2012

Opening Times

Sunderland Association Football Club (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Open All Year Tue-Sun, 1200-1400, Sch Hols Daily 1200-1400.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change