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Little Venice

Regent's park, London W2 1TH, England
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Ranked #286 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Picturesque London neighborhood marked by its canal waterway and broad tree-lined streets, Little...
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Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Picturesque London neighborhood marked by its canal waterway and broad tree-lined streets, Little Venice was built between 1810 and 1870 and was the popular haunt of many artists, writers and scientists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A very calm and peaceful place right in the heart of London. Little Venice lies right near the Paddingon station. As soon as you are outside you'll see the directions and map for a place (despite you don't need any) and also can read some historic info about this channels. For me personally it looks more like little Holland than... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

... Probably better in spring / summer. I went in November, not many people around, not much to do, but anyway, is a nice area and something different to the normal London even though is just a few tube stations from central London.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have just enjoyed a guided walk round Little Venice, which showed me an area I had barely visited in the past. It is a quirky beautiful area of peace yet so close to Westway and Paddington. Who would have known that this was a busy area of activity in the Industrial Revolution? The walk was full of information, history... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Little Venice is a small lovely neighbourhood in Maida Vale. Definitely highly recommended for a beautiful stroll on a nice day in London. Lovely houses, waterfront buildings along the canal, tree lined streets with restaurants and cafes make this area quite pleasing to explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been trying to go here for a few years now but this was the first time we had decent weather (hottest halloween ever thank you ) Got the tube to Warwick and got on the boat to get to Camden Market. The scenery is a pleasure to look at it. This little oasis in the city is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Walked along the Regents Canal from Camden Locks to Little Venice. Lovely area of the City, with loads of Narrowboats moored alongside the canal. Easily reached from Paddington Railway Station along the Canal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We parked here whilst attending the nearby visa centre at the Battleship Building and it provides a nice environment for a walk by the canals and around the basin. Also the area around Warwick Ave is worth an explore or a walk up to Maida Vale is pleasant. As a free 'attraction' you can take what you want from it,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Walking beside London's rivers and canals is one of the greatest pleasures available in the city. Little Venice is very beautifully preserved with several points of interest, such as a cafe on a boat and a puppet theatre on a boat. Highly recommended, and can easily be combined with Camden Town and/or Regent's Park/Primrose Hill/London Zoo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

lovely walk , boat trips can take you up the river run every hours £8-9 Lovely cafe on the river, excellent food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great quirky place to go for an early morning stroll! Love the narrow boats and quiet park that you can sit and have a little early winter picnic, very sweet!

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