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58 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AF, England
+44 20 7482 2660
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this is very good boat ride near camden rock. this is a slow boat and you get to admire the beautiful scenery along this canal. there is no commentary but just enjoy the scene.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This boat ride offers a change of scenery from the main tourist sites in London. Our hostess was very friendly, cheerful and welcoming. The boat departed on time but there was no commentary at all during our trip from Little Venice to Camden which was...More

1  Thank BubG
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I set off in London's Little Venice on this canal boat which takes you all the way to Camden Lock and vice versa. You get to travel along a canal that is both a Nature Reserve and homes to numerous people. You'll be surprised how...More

Thank Robert_Bridgeroad
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My goddaughter her boyfriend and myself had a bit of time to kill in Camden, so decided to hop on the water bus. I think the word that best describes it is serene. Gently moving along the canal looking at the scenery, is a lovely...More

Thank Geoff D
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Discovered this little gem on one of our many, many London trips. It's always funny to see how quite Lockside Camden is, as compared to Camden High Street. We had a wonderful boat ride to Little Venice. Very friendly staff. Nice to see what's going...More

1  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We loved this! Arriving at Little Venice was jaw dropping anyway - just so lovely only a stone's throw away from Paddington. We walked from Paddington to the Waterbus. You can't prebook so arrived about 15 minutes early (timetable on their website). There was already...More

1  Thank Justine P
Reviewed 26 August 2018

After a visit to Regents Park we walked up into Camden and into Camden Lock where we soon found the waterbus boat moored up and boarded for a trip to Little Venice. You get a very different angle on this part of London from water...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Quite an enjoyable trip down the Regents canal. It was very peaceful and interesting, even though it was a Saturday and the towpath was quite busy. Disappointingly the trip ended at Primrose Hill, and we had to walk to Camden.

1  Thank DavidR6140
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went on this on a trip to Camden, was told about the trip down the canal. Trip was really informative and wasn’t that expensive. Staff were great. Would definitely recommend the only thing that spoilt the trip was the weather as it decided to rain...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We took this canal cruise from the Camden Market to the zoo. To be let out just outside the zoo was18 pounds for 5 of us. It was maybe 1/2 mile. The seats were uncomfortable and it was desperately hot. Live and learn.

Thank Shirley S
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Joanne G
15 March 2018|
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Response from Pat W | Reviewed this property |
No you can on,y get off at the zoo if you are going into it
9 February 2017|
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Response from V4048SKsusanb | Reviewed this property |
Book ahead, it will be no good just turning up. Car parking was not nearby, we arrived by underground. There will be a maximum number that the boat is licensed to hold. They give you a time to arrive. We waited possibly 45... More
Roslyn R
22 August 2016|
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Response from Huskorset | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine not that difficult at all: Find the canal and stroll along it, to the northwest, from Paddington station up to the triangular pond-like part of the canal in Little Venice. It is a 5-10 min walk and quite a... More