Camden Village Market and Regents Canal - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama taken beside Hawley Lock on the Regents Canal in London from part of Camden Village Market. The picture was taken late in October 2009, and you can see some of the market 'huts' lining the canal.
Camden Village Market and Regents Canal - FURTHER INFORMATION
Camden Village Market and Regents Canal - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Camden Village Market and Regents Canal' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.
Camden Village Market runs along the northern edge of Regents Canal, to the east of Camden High Street in London. Prior to a devastating fire in 2008, it was known as Camden Canal Market, but after extensive refurbishment the area opened as Camden Village Market in May 2009. The market is comprised mostly of individual trading stalls housed in huts, selling all kind of clothing, jewellery and arts, as well as a number selling food.
This is just one of the markets in the area which, combined, are known as Camden Market. As a whole, Camden Market is one of the largest and most popular tourist attractions in London, drawing over 100,000 people a day, and more at weekends. It is made up of:Camden High Street is lined with alternative clothes shops.
This stretch of the is also very popular with a walking and cycling lane running alongside it. From here it is a short and pleasant walk west to the Regents Park, Primrose Hill and London Zoo. The canal continues beyond to Paddington Basin. To the east the canal path runs a short distance to Angel and Islington Tunnel which the canal passes through and continues east to Limehouse.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Tube: Camden Town (Northern line). At peak times at the weekend passengers can not depart from Camden Tube station and must walk to either Chalk Farm or Mornington Crescent stations.
Bus: Camden Town
Train: Camden, Euston Station, Kings Cross & St Pancras.