Standedge Tunnel is the longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel to be built in Britain, it is nearly 3 1/2 miles long. It's one of the seven wonders of the waterways and a great family day out. You can explore deep into and under the Yorkshire moors on our family friendly boat trips.
Address: Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6NQ
Visit time: half a day
Price: Our visitor centre is free but check our main webpges for boat trip prices
Accessibility: Check our own museums & attraction webpages for accessibility details
Parking: Disabled parking bays on site, public car park 10 mins walk away next to the train station
Toilets: In our café and visitor centre
Go to our main museum and attraction webpages for full details on planning your visit to our Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre. Including:
The village of Marsden is a 15 min walk along the towpath.
As well as our won boat trips, private boaters can take their boats through the tunnel on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays
Cafe by the tunnel entrance
Families can enjoy a 30 min boat trip deep into the tunnel, 2 hour through the tunnel trips are also available on certain days
There are picnic benches all over our Visitor Centre grounds
Our very own Explorers education trail
You may see:
Sometimes the sheep come down off the moor and stroll right up to the tunnel entrance