Standedge Tunnel

standegde tunnel

Standedge Tunnel is the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in the UK, stretching for 5,029 metres (3.25 miles) through hard millstone grit. An engineering marvel worked on by Thomas Telford, the tunnel runs from Marsden in Yorkshire through to Diggle in Lancashire.

Venue Type:

Industrial heritage site, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

4th Apr - 31st Aug
Tues - Sun 10.00-17.00

1st Sep - 1st Nov
Tues - Sun 10.00-16.00
(Closed Mondays except School & Bank Holidays)

Closed: Mon except school and bank holidays

Admission charges

Adults (£4.50); Seniors (60+) & Students (£4); Child 5-15yrs (£3.50); 4 & under (Free);
Family Ticket (£14)

Standedge Tunnel
Waters Road
Marsden, Huddersfield
West Yorkshire



Apr to Oct

01484 844298

Nov to Mar

0113 281 6860

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