Regent's Canal

 
 
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Off Prince Albert Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 0SG 
 

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Regent's CanalBuilt to join up the Grand Junction Canal with the Thames, Regent’s Canal was named after the Prince Regent (later King George IV) - a friend of architect John Nash, one of the directors of the canal company.

After years as a bustling commercial thoroughfare, trade ceased in the 1960s. The canal is now purely a source of leisure with its towpath open to the public and boat trips available – especially between Camden and West London’s gloriously scenic Little Venice.

 

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LondonTown.com - Regent's Canal Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
11 minutes walk
 
Park Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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THE BEST

Hotels near Regent's Canal

Near Regent's Canal
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  21% off
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 11 minutes from Regent's Canal
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  28% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  42% off
128 King Henry's Road, NW3 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
In the quiet suburbs of Swiss Cottage - the tube stop is five minutes walk away - the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park offers large rooms ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Sights nearest Regent's Canal

Nearest to Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BBC Broadcasting House
London > Attractions > Sights
2-22 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 26 minutes from Regent's Canal
BBC HQ and home, in particular, to the BBC's famous Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House is an iconic building in Portland Place. This purpose-built broadcast centre, erected ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 31 minutes from Regent's Canal
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Speakers' Corner
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 32 minutes from Regent's Canal
Not strictly classed "entertainment", this bastion of British free public speech and free assembly can prove one of the most absorbingly unique, theatrical activities the city ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Regent's Canal

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ZSL London Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Regent's Park Outer Circle, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Regent's Canal
London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals. 'Meet the Animals' shows are held daily, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 4 minutes from Regent's Canal
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Central Mosque
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
146 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Regent's Canal
Vast Islamic mosque in Regent's Park. With its huge, gold dome, the London Central Mosque gleams out above the dense green canopy of Regent’s Park. Designed in ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Regent's Canal

Near Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hobson's Choice
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th June 2014 to 12th July 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Airing Cupboard
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 4pm-1am
The Lockside Lounge, West Yard, Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Primrose Hill, NW1 | 13 minutes from Regent's Canal
House and techno from resident and guest DJs....More
 
 
 
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The Soul Clique
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014 - 6pm
Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Regent's Canal
Northern Soul, crossover, funk, soul and reggae courtesy of DJ Nick Corbin (new street adventure), adnewbs (theincrowd), Sam Read (by the rivers) and Gil (johnny and ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Regent's Canal

Near Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Regent's Canal

The best shops and markets near Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill Books
London > Shopping > Books
134 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Regent's Canal
This literary gem stocks lots of really quirky publications as well as the normal run of books. Everything about Primrose Hill Books encourages you to browse. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pamela Shiffer
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
75 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Regent's Canal
This posh little boutique is located in Primrose Hill and is frequented by the good-looking, incredibly fashionable and very well-heeled sort who seem to hang out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elias & Grace
London > Shopping > Children's clothes
158 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW18XN | 8 minutes from Regent's Canal
A sweet, airy little shop in Primrose Hill with a fantastic selection of mixed designer clothes for boys and girls, as well as lovely shoes accessories ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Regent's Canal

What are the best dining options near Regent's Canal London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odette's Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
130 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Regent's Canal
The brothel-styled decor at this Primrose Hill staple - all marble pillars, leafy wallpaper and yellow curtains - makes it a real love-it-or-hate it destination (though ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
49 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Regent's Canal
Popular gastro pub with views over Primrose Hill. 2004 Michelin Rated - Eating Out in Pubs Guide; 1996 Daily Telegraph Pub of the Year. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Collina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
17 Princess Road, Primrose Hill, NW1 | 7 minutes from Regent's Canal
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Regent's Canal

Near Regent's Canal
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Regent's Canal
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 24 minutes from Regent's Canal
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 26 minutes from Regent's Canal
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Regent's Canal

Regent's Canal gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 9 minutes from Regent's Canal
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Storeyard ( Inner Circle), Regent's Park, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
Elegant park designed by John Nash. Another of London’s spectacular John Nash creations, Regent’s Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Regent's Canal

The best pubs near London Regent's Canal.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
49 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Regent's Canal
Popular gastro pub with views over Primrose Hill. 2004 Michelin Rated - Eating Out in Pubs Guide; 1996 Daily Telegraph Pub of the Year. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Regent's Canal
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Regent's Canal
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Regent's Canal

Regent's Canal clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Regent's Canal
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from Regent's Canal
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
113 Bayham Street, Camden Town, NW1 | 16 minutes from Regent's Canal
In an industrial-style space on Camden Town's Bayham Street, BrewDog Camden is a combination of craft beers, gourmet burgers and pizzas from BBC Masterchef winner Tim ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Regent's Canal

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Regent's Canal.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Regent's Canal
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 25 minutes from Regent's Canal
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 25 minutes from Regent's Canal
... More
 
 
 

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The Winter Cabin Pop-Up at The York & Albany
The Winter Cabin Pop-Up at The York & Albany
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2015 

York & Albany 11 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Inspired by the history of nearby Regents Park - which used to be a royal hunting ground - The Winter ...More

 
The Tin Soldier: Peut-Etre Theatre
The Tin Soldier: Peut-Etre Theatre
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Roundhouse 12 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Hans Christian Anderson's tale of love between a Tin Soldier and a ballerina is brought to the Roundhouse by Peut-etre ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 12th July 2015 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 12 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his ...More

 
Designing The 20th Century: The Life And Work Of Abram Games
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Jewish Museum 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Curated by the Jewish Museum in conjunction with Abram Games' children, this installation featuring examples of designs, posters and emblems, ...More

Designing the 20th Century: Life and Work of Abram Games
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Jewish Museum 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

The Jewish Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of Abram Games with the exhibition Designing the 20th Century: Life and Work ...More

Airing Cupboard
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

The Lockside Lounge 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

House and techno from resident and guest DJs....More

The Soul Clique
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

Proud Camden 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Northern Soul, crossover, funk, soul and reggae courtesy of DJ Nick Corbin (new street adventure), adnewbs (theincrowd), Sam Read (by ...More

Comedy Hospital
Comedy | On 28th December 2014 

Proud Camden 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

An on-going and popular stand up comedy night....More

Introductory Workshop - Find Your Voice
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Proud Camden 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

Delivered by Take a Seat's very own Creative Director, Ryan O'Riordan, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn the basic ...More

Let Me Entertain You
Music | On 28th December 2014 

The Barfly Camden 13 minutes walk from Regent's Canal

A music showcase with appearances by Mia Saadon. Samson, Talia, Dsuds and Saz Banger....More

 

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Hotels near Regent's Canal

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