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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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  • good walk or cycle along its paths, known also as little venice in london, few good cafes around the area.  more »
  • From Camden Lock we took a canal boat trip to Little Venice (Sunday 14th May). Very enjoyable on a nice sunny day. Great deal of history in the area and a very informative commentary. We stopped at Lo...  more »
  • Thanks for such a lovely trip today at 11am. Our Captain was fantastic even if some jokes remind me of my husbands jokes, the young lady who took our fair was very friendly and helpful to us all. A mo...  more »