The canal is shown on street atlases. It is popular as a cycleway.
Regent s canal walk map pdf. The regent s canal crosses west east just to the north of central london. The canal even treads on land that was once the hunting grounds of henry viii until in 1811 john nash landscaped them into the royal park. From camden lock you can go in.
Learn how to create your own. This 8 6 mile waterway is full of colorful canal boats and cuts through a lot of the best areas in the northern part of central london. The main one i like to walk on is regent s canal.
After about 300 metres just after having gone under the railway lines in a tunnel the entrance to the nature reserve is on the left. Camley street natural park is a nature reserve on the banks of the regent s canal. Regent s canal runs from little venice in the west to the limehouse basin and the thames in the east.
The regent s canal dock at the junction with the thames closed to shipping in 1969 and this was the final nail in the coffin for this once bustling waterway. You ll tiptoe past some of the capital s most famous landmarks including regent s park camden lock king s cross and much of central london missing out the congestion crowds. It was a strange coincidence that linda and neil our london friends had recently moved into the area.
The regent s canal is an 8 5 mile stretch of water running from paddington to limehouse created in the early 19th century. Regent s canal was named after the prince regent later to be king george iv and first opened in 1820. A map of the regents canal.
A brief history of the regents canal. To walk southwards parallel to the railway line towards kings cross st. This map was created by a user.
It provides a link from the paddington arm of the grand union canal just north west of paddington basin in the west to the limehouse basin and the river thames in east london. The map displays a range of services available on the regents canal. Camden lock market to limehouse basin along the regent s canal escape the crowds on london s busy shopping streets and get behind the scenes along the city s waterways.
The regent s canal walk from little venice to camden was one of the london walks that we had planned to do on our london stop. Like all canals the regent s lost commercial traffic to the railways and by the 1960s lorries were taking much of the rest. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the map key on the left of your screen.
Threat to the regent s canal. London naturally is rife with royal connections. Starting in little venice and finishing on the river thames this 9 mile walk along the length of regent s canal is one of london s best kept secrets.
A two acre site it was.