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A unique spot in the heart of the Pennine countryside, Standedge Tunnel is the longest canal tunnel in Britain and makes a perfect family day out. As one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways visitors can explore deep into the tunnel on one of the...more
Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6NQ, England
We visited here as we were staying local in Dovestone.
It’s a lovely place, we had a ride on the canal boat ride which the children loved and then we walked over and they had a little play in the soft play and also they...More
This is the perfect afternoon out if you want a relaxing walk in lovely scenery. You can take a boat trip up the canal at certain times and there is a lovely coffee shop with seating just before the tunnel mouth.
My 5 year old was a little scared of going into the tunnel, so just booked the 30 minute trip. Well worth the money, all 3 children and 2 adults thoroughly enjoyed the ride, the museum and play area. Great wallk along the canal path,...More
Just wandering looking for something to do when we came across this attraction. Visitor centre was basically a kids club but the actual tunnel boat ride was incredible. Run by two very knowledgeable and entertaining volunteers, one of them - the oldest apprentice on the...More
Had the pleasure of performing at the Stanedge Tunnel Visitors Centre and had to review this venue as a perfect location for a wedding. Not only is the venue superbly catered for, the surrounding area wonderfully picturesque, but the staff were incredibly friendly, helpful, efficient...More
Visited here with family who are very interested in industrial archaeology and canals. We opted for meeting at the Visitor Centre, having a 5-mile guided National Trust walk over the top of the tunnel, then boating back through. Although we had pre-booked, it took the...More
Response from JohnA1943 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about trips but feel that a short trip is the best if you have claustrophobia. It is over 3 miles long and has a low roof which was necessary to be able to propel a barge along the canal. You will see how this... More
I do not know about trips but feel that a short trip is the best if you have claustrophobia. It is over 3 miles long and has a low roof which was necessary to be able to propel a barge along the canal. You will see how this was done at the visitor centre.