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Regent's Canal, London

#2 of 14 in Nature in London
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Built in 1801, Regent's Canal links the Paddington Arm of the Grand Junction Canal with the River Thames in East London. Take a boat trip and travel leisurely from Little Venice to Camden Market (or vice versa), with stops in Regent's Park and the London Zoo, or walk the paths lining the picturesque canals by foot. Notice three historical canal tunnels that you pass through on your way. Boats leave regularly and are provided by several different companies. Plan to visit Regent's Canal and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended London attractions using our London journey maker tool.
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  • Narrowboat Life I lived on the water, cycling and boating the length of the canal regularly and hosted friends, including John Sargent, whom I drove from Limehouse to King’s Cross. It was filmed for.....  more »
  • This historic canal is around 200 years old now, and was built to connect the Grand Union Canal’s Paddington Arm at Paddington Basin to the River Thames at Limehouse. With the advent of the railways....  more »
  • The eye of the storm is said to be the safest and calmest place to be. London must be experienced from this location.I call it " Tranquilanium".
  • Beautiful canal to enjoy summer days and evenings particularly around Camden Market
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