The London Naturally Group presents an informal Sunday morning walk along the fascinating Regent’s Canal to the hidden beauty of Camley Street Natural Park at Kings Cross. An opportunity to photograph a variety of birds, amphibians and plant life at the Nature Park as well as capturing a diverse slice of London visible from the canal towpath.
We will take a leisurely walk along the Regent’s Canal from it’s start at picturesque Little Venice and take in scenic Primrose Hill, vibrant Camden Lock and the railway hubs of St Pancras and King’s Cross. Once at King’s Cross we will then take in the unexpected beauty of Camley Street Natural Park. Two acres of wild green space on the banks of the Regent’s Canal in the midst of the King’s Cross regeneration area. The site offers a variety of habitats including pond, meadow and woodland attracting species such as earthstar fungus; reed warbler, kingfisher, various geese, mallard, reed bunting; various bats and plant life.
We will meet at Warwick Avenue Station at 10:00am. (Warwick Avenue Station is on the Bakerloo Line and London Bus Routes 6, 46, 187 and 414). From here it’s a short (10 minute) walk on to the towpath. The group walk will finish about 13:00 at the Camley Street Nature Park were the group will be free to explore the diversity of the reserve
Refreshment facilities available midway at Camden Lock and King’s Cross. Camley Street has a Visitor centre and Picnic Facilities on site. The walk will finish at approximately 13:00, leaving the afternoon free to explore the site is you wish.
Please dress appropriately with sturdy footwear and a drink to keep you hydrated.
Image: Regent's Canal © Jennette Russell