Regent's Park Canal
From Limehouse Basin in Docklands, the Regent's Canal passes through Mile End, Hackney, Islington, King's Cross, Camden, Regents Park through to Little Venice and Paddington.
Canals were built to carry Britain's goods 200 years ago, long before the advent of railways and motorways. Time moves on and, sadly, commercial boats and barges have all but disappeared, but the waterways still retain their charm and character.
Most canals have towpaths that were used by the horses which pulled the boats. They are very pleasant to walk and are teaming with wild flowers and animals.
- Regents Canoe Club
- Canal trips
- Pirate Castle - boats for hire on Regents Park Canal
- Saint Pancras Cruising Club
History of Regent's Park Canal
You can find out more about the canal's history on the ten generations website
Other useful websites
- Regent's Canal information
Regent's Canal guided walks
History of the Regent's Canal
Association of Inland Navigation Authorities
British Marine Federation - the British boating industry's trade association
Inland Waterways Association - founded in 1946 - over 50 years of successful campaigning for the Inland Waterways of Great Britain
Inland Waterways Association of Ireland
National Association of Boat Owners - dedicated to promoting the interests and concerns of Britain's boaters
The Waterways Trust - promote public awareness and enjoyment of the UK's waterways
Towpath Action Group - campaigning for better access on the towpaths of the country's canals