Hard hats at the ready! It’s Britain's longest, deepest, highest canal tunnel – Standedge in West Yorkshire is truly one of our wonders of our waterways.
It’s on everyone’s bucket list to explore deep beneath the beautiful Pennine countryside in this outstanding Yorkshire attraction. Yet I bet you’ve never stopped to think why engineers decided to tunnel in such an awkward place. How it helped to fuel canal mania and our industrial revolution. Or what famous bit of slang it inspired that we still use today?
So leg it on over to our Visitor Centre at Standedge Tunnel to start your journey into history and beyond…
Visitor Centre & Watersedge Café: Monday - Friday open 10-4pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm
Boat trips: Friday & Monday 12-3 pm, Saturday & Sunday 11.15am-3.45pm