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Grand Union Canal Towpath (Paddington Arm)

Introduction

This stretch of the Grand Union Canal Towpath is the canalside walk along the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal, which was constructed in 1800 in order to extend the Grand Junction Canal to central London. It has been planted with shrubs and wild flowers to enhance the ecology of the area.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Westbourne Park (Metropolitan). London Overground/Tube (Bakerloo): Kensal Green.

Owners

Canal & River Trust, leased to RB Kensington & Chelsea

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

Key Information

Type

Park

Purpose

Public Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust