Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
Type:Canals and Waterways
Hard hats at the ready! Standedge Tunnel is Britain's longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel, hidden deep beneath the beautiful Pennine countryside. One of the seven wonders of our waterways, this must-see attraction is located in Marsden, a charming Yorkshire village.
A great day out for all the family, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Discover the history of Standedge in the visitor centre which is free to enter. Learn the stories of the folk that built and navigated this tremendous tunnel. Meanwhile, the kids will be kept occupied in the indoor soft play area and outdoor adventure play area!
Feeling peckish? You’ll find the wonderful Watersedge Café in the old Tunnel End cottages. Enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake or visit for lunch on a lovely summer’s day by the canal. You may even see the resident ducks, Jemima and Duncan, float past the picnic tables.
Tick this one off your bucket list today…