Regent's Park

Regent's Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Little Venice: Regent’s Canal Waterbus Boat Trip to Camden

1. Little Venice: Regent’s Canal Waterbus Boat Trip to Camden

Travel from picturesque Little Venice to vibrant Camden Market along the Regent's Canal on a relaxing sightseeing cruise. This waterway is a leisurely corridor through London, navigated by leisure boats and lined with quirky houseboats. You'll pass by Regent’s Park, the grounds of London Zoo and through the echoey depths of the 248 meter Maida Hill tunnel. Each boat has slide opening windows throughout, so everyone gets a view. As you pass through London Zoo, keep an eye out for warthogs and African hunting dogs, which can often be seen as the boat passes their canal-side enclosure. Travel past the homes of well-known musicians, actors and celebrities. You will also be able to see the expansive and landscaped back gardens of grand houses used by ambassadors and visiting international diplomats. Arrive in the heart of Camden Market, home to a vast array of world class traders and international cuisines.

London: Dark Side Walking Tour

2. London: Dark Side Walking Tour

London is a city of bizarre and curious places and stories. Most people tend to visit Buckingham Palace and Big Ben when they first arrive in London, but London is so much more. It has a history intertwined with the blood of the innocent, gruesome crimes and public executions. Executions have always held a fascination for Londoners and were one of the best attractions in the city. You will walk down the cobbled backstreets with gruesome history and meet your guide at the Sherlock Holme’s Statue, continuing your journey towards Regent’s Park. There you shall hear about a tragic event which occurred there in January 1867, before your guide brings you to the welcome collection and terries you with the worst torture chair in London. Shortly after, you shall be taken to London’s only remaining University Zoological Museum where you can explore a number of curiosities and a large jar of 18 moles prepared for dissection. That’s just one of the things you can get stuck into before continuing your journey towards one of London universities, where you will see a 19th-century philosopher corpse on the chair. Reaching the house of the most unnerving couple of the 20th century, you’ll see where they established the Temple of the Occult and debauched young girls in mock religious ceremonies. It sounds disturbing, but you haven’t come to the site of the first recorded case of body-snatching, the theft of corpses. It plays the mind and heightens your intrigue, leading you to the British Library exhibiting the first death warrant signed by Queen Elizabeth I, before visiting the tomb of a man who designed his own tomb and giving you the opportunity to showcase your dance skills on the singing grave.

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What people are saying about Regent's Park

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,548 reviews

This is the second time on the water bus and both times have been fabulous! Little Venice is beautiful and the short trip to Camden is lovely. Loved the commentary and history of the journey! Would highly recommend!

Noen venner og jeg tok turen fra Lille Venezia til Camden Marked. Det var en fantastisk opplevelse med en veldig flink og underholdende guide. Kan anbefale alle som besøker London å ta denne båtturen.

Excellent trip, very informative. Guide was amusing and had some great info on the surrounding area. Boat was clean and well kept. Very well organised and would recommend

It was very informative and fun! Nikki was a great guide! Great activity to do with kids!

Was a great experience the lady was very informative on the area etc