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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Regent's park, London W2 1TH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Quaint little, peaceful area to sit, watch the water and daydream. It was Sunday evening, so nothing was open. Most people were either strolling along the banks or sitting on benches looking out on the water.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing neighborhood just 10 minutes outside the city center. Amazing walks, super safe, great food and people.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 604adik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little Venice is an area just north of Paddington Station that still retains the canals back in the days when London still had a fully functioning network of canals to transport goods throughout the country. Nowadays, it's a tranquil canal area home to house boats,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
10  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trendy but less authentic than the Avon Canal in Bath. Neat little spot. Few buses lines or tubes stations get there unless you walk or taxi. Locals are making sure that this area doesn’t get too crowded. Good for them !

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PierreL3118
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Little Venice is well worth a visit if you are in the Paddington area of London. As the name suggests it is an area of waterways. You can access the walkway along the main canal from Paddington Rail Station. The best point of entry is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank 65Mike
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We visited on a Sunday in April. We walked up from Paddington station. We accidentally headed away from Regents park and Camden lock but it was still a very pleasant stroll. We passed several cafes on the other side of the canal, unfortunately we couldn't...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank TACOB0B
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Having recently been caught up with hundreds of passengers arriving at Paddington Station...heading to demonstrate in London..... I decided to walk to Little Venice to escape the mayhem. It's so near to Paddington station. There are cafes, restaurants and a tow path by the canal...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marion C
Reviewed March 26, 2019

If you are standing in or near Paddington, do yourself a favor and walk through Paddington Station and enter a world that's more like Belgium or Amsterdam than it is Venice, frankly, but it is lovely and unexpected. There are houseboats moored along the canals...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Dating back to the 1800's this little patch of gardens, restaurant and boats are along a canal. It is one of the interesting places to visit in London

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GordonR371
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

A surprise to find such a lovely place in the middle of London. We had a lovely afternoon stroll walking up and down the canals. We stopped for coffee as well. We spentba coupoe of hours here. Worth a look around if you are in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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livestelle
February 24, 2019|
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Response from TrailBlazerSA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely. Some parts along the canals are restricted with gate access for residents only. It is home to waterside cafes and pubs and the streets in the area are lovely to walk around. You can take a boat trip along... More
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livestelle
February 24, 2019|
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Response from 854DP | Reviewed this property |
Totally free- it’s just a name of a region because of its canals. Have fun checking it all out.
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Tyra B
February 17, 2019|
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Response from dimarlow43 | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I did not book , you may to to queue and then pay on the boat . Yes children are allowed.
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