Standedge Tunnel

Standedge Tunnel

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6NQ.

Standedge Tunnel provides schools with a unique opportunity to experience first-hand what it is like to travel through the longest, highest and oldest canal tunnel in the country. It also provides an excellent location to study the local area, rivers, wildlife and learn more about the history of the waterways.


Self-Led Learning Resources

Use the following resources to support learning on your trip and back in the classroom:

Standedge Tunnel Fact File

Standedge Admiral's Trail

All About Canals

All About Rivers

Canal & River Habitats Learning Bundle

Find out more about Standedge Tunnel.


Free pre-visits for teachers and example risk assessments.

Outdoor picnic area with trim trail.

Toilets + disabled.

Watersedge Café.

Free coach parking (at Marsden Train Station HD7 6DH).