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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
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Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6NQ, England
Good experience, the visitor's centre is very informative and the canal boat trip into the tunnel is very interesting, good for all ages there were lot's of children who were having a great time, combined with a walk around Marsden where there are lot's of...More
Visited the rivers and canals trust at Standedge near Marsden, and it was during a wedding so no visitor centre visit possible , the canal trip was into and back out of the 3.4mile tunnel that usually takes 2 hours to travel through. In all...More
Took the boat trip through the tunnel and it was fantastic, guide told us all about it and saw the part where the ventilation and work shaft is, (with water teeming in) and back out to the cafe, great trip and great people
A easy walk along the canal from Marsden station and refreshments at this very interesting major engineering site with the highest, longest and deepest tunnel from a bygone age. Also a museum and a nature walk along the valley , not difficult.
We had a fantastic walk from Slaithwaite to Marsden along the Canal, finally reaching the Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre. It was beautiful, with glorious sunshine watching the wildlife whilst getting a little needed exercise. Fantastic
Took a trip out to this lovely location with my grandson, nice walk down the canal from Marsden station then the highlight of the day out a trip down the tunnel on the longboat, great informative staff telling the story of the construction of the...More
We were a group of 2 pensioners, our granddaughter aged 11, our friend and her daughter also 11, so a good range of ages. A day out in the school holidays. We travelled by car and parked in the car park at Marsden station which...More
What can I say ? Spend a wonderful day in the company of Captains Howard and Chris, Tunnel Commander and fisherman, and the very interesting and friendly Stuart. Amazing trip through the historic tunnel through the heart of the Pennines for 35 minutes and afterwards...More
Leisurely walk down the canal towpath towards Slaithwaite and then booked on the first boat trip of the day. 30 minutes into the historic 5.2km tunnel was great value. Lunch at the cafe in the sunshine to end the trip. Under 5’s go fee but...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.