About Us

We have been trading successfully in Rawtenstall for over 50 years, and are probably the longest continually established independent travel agents in the region, having been managed by three generations of the Sunderland family.

Our dedicated and experienced staff have a collective travel experience of no less than 120 years and are able to advise on most destinations.

As a truly independent travel agency we offer a huge range of holidays and information from the widest selection of brochures featuring worldwide holidays and cruises to holidays at home, which you are welcome to browse and take away.

Tailor-Made Getaways

We are very experienced in arranging independant tailor-made arrangements and putting together bespoke packages-financially protected through ATOL and ABTA.

We are also a travel management company for several large businesses that often have complicated itineraries, taking them to all parts of the world at short notice.

Our prompt response to e-mail and telephone requests is one of the assets which we pride ourselves upon. With our customer service and care from start to finish, you can be assured of an excellent all round experience.

World Wide Holidays

At Sunderland's we have worldwide destinations suitable for everyone. Whether you are looking for a family friendly Disney experience, an exotic Asian getaway, an Australian adventure or a Kenyan safari, we can create a package to realise your dreams at a price you can afford.

Please dont hesitate in calling us to discuss your dream holiday.

Mediterranean Holidays

Probabably the most popular of destinations amongst the British is the 'Med'. With its huge variety of resorts, idyllic backdropped villages, beautiful long sandy beaches and warm clear sea, it's little wonder that the Mediterranean is a top holiday for sun seekers and people looking for a short haul break.

At Sunderland's you can rest assured that we can give a lifetime of advice on the best Mediterranean holidays money can buy. Whether you’re looking for a long weekend in the Balearics, a city break in Barcelona, authentic harbours and villages on the mainland or even a bit of Turkish delight, we are sure we can find the best holiday deal for you.


With so many cruises to choose from, you may be spoilt for choice. At Sunderland's we offer a variety of cruise packages to suit all budgets that are ideal for both families, couples, and singles alike.

Popular destinations include the Caribbean, the Bahamas, South America and of course the Mediterranean. There are many cruise options available from 4 nights to 14 nights or more, all inclusive deals or even Cruise & Stay packages.

Let us help to guide you in making the best cruise and holiday choice. One last thing DONT FORGET YOUR PASSPORT!

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Our office is situated in a prominent position on Bury Road, Queens Square, Rawtenstall, and we have our own customer car park for your personal visits.