We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

The longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain, Standedge Tunnel is now open as a visitor attraction and is still used by boaters traversing the Pennines.

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The site comprises a cafe in cottage next to the tunnel portal and a visitor centre in a historic former warehouse building, the first floor of the centre is available for hire.

Parking: Yes

Postcode: HD7 6NQ

Photo of Standedge tunnel visitor centre

Photo of Standedge Visitor centre

photo of Standedge Tunnel cafe