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Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre summer holiday activities

Thursday is family fun day during August at Standedge Visitor Centre, near Marsden.

Event details

3rd August 2017 to 31st August 2017

11:00am - 3:00pm

Standedge Tunnel

Huddersfield Narrow Canal


Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre

Waters Road
West Yorkshire

The free summer holiday activities every Thursday during the school holidays:

  • 3 August
  • 10 August
  • 17 August
  • 24 August
  • 31 August  

11.00am to 3.00pm

All sorts of fun activities to keep you and your kids entertained, including:

  • crafts
  • pond dipping
  • face painting
  • waterside bingo
  • free interactive displays
  • learn more about the boatmen and women who once carried cargoes on this amazing waterway

The activities are suitable for all primary age children and there’s lots to keep mums and dads occupied too.


Kids enjoying Standedge Tunnel

Regular boat trips into Standedge Tunnel, the nation’s longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel, taking you on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal deep beneath the Pennines.

Places don’t need to be booked – just come along on the day for a fun-packed way to learn all about our amazing canals.

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