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Regent's Canal, London

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Regent's Canal by using our London vacation trip planner.
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  • August 20, 2017
    My wife and I walked along this canal from Little Venice. It was amazing to see the efforts the owners of the narrow boats had gone to to decorate their 'garden'. It was a very peaceful walk. However,...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    After the visit of Camden this beautiful ride along the canal that brings back a little Venice. Pretty moored barge. Close passage of the zoo. Duration 50 minutes
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  • August 18, 2017
    As we were lucky enough to be staying close to the canal we walked the length from Camden Lock to Little Venice. Fantastic views are afforded of some of the larger houses at Regents park and also you ...  more »

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