Getting To The Beacon of Light
Beacon of Light is easy to get to, whether you’re travelling by car or using public transport.theaaa.com
THE BEACON'S POSTCODE IS SR5 1SN
From the A1(M), Northbound or Southbound, exit at junction 62 and take the A690 (signposted Sunderland). Join the A19 Northbound and follow the signposts for Stadium of Light.
Upon entering Stadium Park, customers are asked to use the Green Park (adjacent to Sunderland AFC’s ticket office). The Beacon of Light is a short walk away.
Blue badge parking is available and can be accessed via the Sunderland Aquatic Centre’s car park off Vaux Brewery Way.
By Rail and Metro
Sunderland is serviced by the Tyne and Wear Metro railway system, connecting the city to Newcastle East Coast mainline and Newcastle International Airport.
Trains run approximately every 10 minutes with the Stadium of Light and St Peter’s stations (the closest of the two) just a few minutes walk away.