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King's Cross

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.

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General information

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

Free visitor guide

Great for

  • Dog walking
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Considerate cycling

Nearby

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.

Spot a boat

You should see some narrowboats

Refreshments

Boat trips

Picnic spot

Have a picnic on the steps of St Martins

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Butterflies
  • Non-native terrapins

London's canals are a great way to see some of the city's wildlife. You may see newborn terrapins basking in the sun