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Standedge Tunnel
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Standedge Tunnel

Looking for things to do with the family in West Yorkshire? Visit Standedge Tunnel and discover Britain's longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel.

Things to do

Have you ever stopped to think why the Huddersfield Narrow Canal 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?

Step on board one of our family boat trips to explore deep beneath the beautiful Pennine countryside.

Enjoy a canalside stroll in stunning surroundings or follow the Admiral's Trail, and top it all off with tea and cake in the The Watersedge Coffee House.

Planning your visit

All you need to know about visiting Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre.

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