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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

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Looking for things to do in West Yorkshire? Standedge Tunnel is Britain's longest, deepest, highest canal tunnel and is a spectacular adventure beneath the Pennines.

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…

Opening times

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


Standedge Tunnel

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ
Call: 01484 844298