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a water canDAY TRIPS
All day trips for the adventurous, exploring the architecture and industrial history
   
of London's little known waterways with new views of famous landmarks and hidden
           corners.  A full commentary provides a knowledgeable insight into a historic way of
          life and the arduous but fascinating world of the canal community.
These trips will be on Fridays on the dates shown below and wil go ahead subject to demand.
Booking is essential  - telephone Mon - Fri 020 7482 2550
All tickets must be booked and paid for in advance, at the time of booking.  Please see all information below.
    
LIMEHOUSE


A cruise through the canalways of north and east London. Departing from Camden lock at 9.30am, travelling eastwards the boat descends 86 ft through 12 locks and the 960 yard long Islington Tunnel.  Passing St Pancras, Camley Street Natural Park, Battlebridge Basin - home to a colourful collection of boats and the London Canal Museum.  At Old Ford the boat turns south and through the last 3 locks to reach Limehouse Basin where the canal enters the River Thames on the edge of Docklands.  After a lunch stop the boat returns, via the Limehouse Cut, and along the Hertford Union Canal where the green borders of Victoria Park make a pleasant change to the urban landscape before rejoining the Regents Canal.  The boat arrives back at about  6pm.

Dates: Friday 6th June, Friday 13th June, Friday 11th July, Friday 8th August. 

Tickets;  £30


islington tunnel The Islington Tunnel

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The BLACK HORSE at GREENFORD

A day trip westwards along the Regents and Grand Union Canals making a tranquil rural route through the western suburbs of London.  Departing from Camden Lock
 at 10am, along the prettiest part of the canal  through Regents Park, Marylebone and the Maida Hill Tunnel to Little Venice or the Paddington Stop.  This is the junction with the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal which continues through Ladbroke Grove, past Kensal Green Cemetery, with its canal gate still in use for boaters burials, and over the North Circular Aqueduct, stopping on the way back for a look at the traffic below.  A stop for  lunch at the Black Horse PH  before
returning.  Bring your own lunch or orders can be made from the pub on the way.  Arrives back at about 5.30pm.

DATES : None in 2014 as yet.

Tickets  

the Black Horse        The Black Horse  The Black horse PH
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These trips are on a traditional canal narrow boat .  Space is therefore limited but there is a single toilet on board.  There are steps up and down into the boat and the trips may entail some walking.  Delays can occur and return times are approximate.
The trips are not suitable for children so please do not buy tickets for them as they will not be allowed to board.
                       
                                                                                     CONDITIONS OF BOOKING