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How to find us

Directions to Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre by car, bus, rail and even water taxi.

Standedge Tunnel and Watersedge Cafe Standedge Tunnel and Watersedge Cafe

Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Waters Road (off Reddisher Road), Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6NQ

As the Huddersfield Narrow CanalĀ runs parallel with the railway, the easiest way to travel to us is by train: From Marsden Railway Station, the site is just a 15 minute walk along the towpath of the beautifully restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal. To plan your train journey to us see the National Rail Enquiries website.

By Car: Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre is located off the A62 in Marsden, between Huddersfield and Oldham.

Parking: Free parking at Marsden Train Station (HD7 6DH), from there take the 15 minute pushchair friendly walk along the towpath to join us. Disabled parking available at the centre.

By Bus: The number 184 Oldham - Huddersfield bus service drops off and picks up on the A62 in Marsden. From here follow the main road through the village to Marsden Railway Station and the canal towpath. For detailedĀ information and to plan your bus journey see the Metro website here.

Groups: Due to the historic nature of the site, access by coach is not permitted. Please drop off at Marsden Train Station and enjoy the towpath walk.

Water Taxi: Huddersfield Canal Society run a 12 seater water taxi
service between Marsden Railway Station and Standedge at weekends and bank holidays. A small charge is made for this service. This service can also be pre-booked for group visits. Call 01457 871800 for more details. Please note this service is subject to volunteer availability and is not run by Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre

Last date edited: 22 February 2017