Sandwiched between King's Cross and St Pancras railway stations is the Regent's Canal. It's an unexpected oasis of calm and peace amid the hectic pace of long distance rail travel.
Address: Central St Martins, London, N1C 4AA
Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs
Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There is no parking available, so we encourage you to use public transport; Kings Cross and St Pancras stations are extremely close, and they have most tube lines
Toilets: Free public toilets are available in St Pancras station
Just a short walk away you'll discover Camley Street Natural Park - a quiet corner in the heart of the city, right next to Regent's Canal. For history lovers, the London Canal Museum will give you a unique perspective of the heritage right on your doorstep.
You should see some narrowboats
British bar and restaurant
Restaurant, bar and roastery
Motored boats for hire (daytime), Boat trips - charter, Boat trips - education / community
Boat trips - public
Boat trips - public, Boat trips - education / community
Have a picnic on the steps of St Martins
You may see:
London's canals are a great way to see some of the city's wildlife. You may see newborn terrapins basking in the sun