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Leeds to Standedge Tunnel

Please note that these route pages are a work in progress. The figures below indicate route length; however, not all locks and bridges are included currently, so the time required may be underestimated.

Departure Point:  
Cruising Hours: This route consists of 93.6 miles, 160 locks, 0 movable bridges and 4 tunnels. Which will take 9 days, 5 hours and 42 minutes when travelling for 7 hours per day at our default speeds.

Places of interest on the Leeds to Standedge Tunnel route

Places to visit & highlights on the canal itself

Royal Armouries Leeds
Royal Armouries Arena
Royal Armouries Museum
Marsden Moor Estate
St Aidan's Country park
Leeds - Liverpool Canal
Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
Standedge Tunnel
Bramham Park
Leeds Grand Theatre
Slaithwaite Bridge
Ramsden Mill Lane Canalside
Leeds Dock
Leeds Waterfront
Lemonroyd Marina
Standedge Tunnels
Thwaites Water Mill
Thwaite Mills Industrial Museum
Thwaite Mills
Thwaite Watermill

Top Rated Pubs And Restaurants On to Near the Canal

The Hop
The Little Bridge
Rumpus Burger
Northern Soul Cafe
The Handmade Bakery
Grandpa Greene's Ice Cream
Brasserie Blanc
Marstons Chicken Shop
The Adelphi
Laynes Espresso
The Brew Society
Riverhead Brewery
North Brewing Co Tap Room
My Thai
The Royal

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Further reading and learning about the Leeds to Standedge Tunnel route


Related Nicholson Guide:
North West & the Pennines - Nicholson Guide No 5

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