Standedge Tunnel is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways. Explore deep into this marvellous Yorkshire attraction on one of our underground boat trips, stop for a bite to eat in Watersedge cafe, and let kids jump, climb and explore our playground, wildlife garden and nature trail.
Facts about Standedge Tunnel:
•At 3.25 miles long, Standedge is Britain's longest canal tunnel
•Opened in April 1811, Standedge Tunnel is over 200 years old
•Typical cargoes through the tunnel included wool, coal and horse manure!
•Before diesel power, boats were legged through the tunnel