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Regent's Canal

Regent's Canal: Our most recommended tours and activities

London: GoBoat Rental for Regent's Canal & Paddington Basin

1. London: GoBoat Rental for Regent's Canal & Paddington Basin

GoBoat is the eco-friendly boating company on a mission to get more people on the UK’s waterways. Enjoy a unique, sustainable and exciting experience with friends and family and explore your city from the water. Each GoBoat seats up to eight passengers and the experience is both dog and child friendly with life jackets and buoyancy aids provided. No prior boating knowledge is necessary, with staff giving a full driving and safety tutorial before setting sail. Enjoy a leisurely cruise, with the boats travelling at speeds of up to 4mph, and take in some of Birmingham’s most impressive views from a new perspective. GoBoats are powered by an almost silent electric motor, an eco-friendlier alternative to petrol engines. The deck and table are made from sustainably sourced forestry wood and the foam kernel is made of 80 per cent recycled PET - the equivalent of 600 plastic bottles. Each boat has seating around a central table creating a sociable space ideal for groups of friends, colleagues and families alike. It makes a great date activity too - passengers are encouraged to bring their own picnic and GoBoat will provide cosy blankets if the weather turns chilly or umbrellas and ponchos if it rains. The self-drive boating experience offers guests one-, two- or three-hour trips on electric picnic boats seven days a week, with booking starting from 9.30am every day.

British Museum & Camden Town - Private Tour in Italian

2. British Museum & Camden Town - Private Tour in Italian

On this 4-hour combined program you’ll discover one of London’s most fascinating attractions on a guided tour of the British Museum, before catching a bus to the lively neighborhood of Camden Town. Founded in 1753, in the middle of the Enlightenment when science ruled and England’s maritime empire was on the rise, the British Museum boasts a collection that amassed items from all corners of the earth. Organized in areas that reflect the periods and geographical areas of the world, the museum can be difficult to navigate on your own. Your guide will lead you on a route that takes in all the main objects, including the Rosetta Stone, the Elgin Marbles and the remains of the Mauseleo of Halicarnassus, one of the Wonders of the Ancient World. You’ll see mummies from Egypt and famous Mesopotamic objects such as the Standard of Ur and megalithic sculptures from Easter Island and the Roman Era in England. Next you’ll board a double-decker bus and enjoy a short ride to Camden Town Market, one of London’s most colorful sights. Head into the labyrinth of stalls to experience the market’s multiculturalism and discover Gothic fashion, herbal scents and truly unusual objects and crafts. End the tour with a walk along the banks of Regent's Canal with its colorful house boats. This is the gateway to one of London’s most beautiful urban walks and to one of the best views from Primrose Hill.

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What people are saying about Regent's Canal

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Loved this! Super relaxing, easy to drive the boat, a nice way to see a different side of London and a great group activity. BYO picnic!

Pleasant and easy to navigate alternative way to cross London surrounded by water and greenery