Travelers are voting Regent's Canal, Grand Junction Canal and Hertford Union Canal as the best of 6 canals near London. There are 2 canals near Reading a city just 36 km from London and 1 canal near Wealden which is 37 km distant. The most popular of these are Basingstoke Canal near Reading and Southwick Ship Canal in Wealden. You can find 100 Canal in the country of United Kingdom and Grand Western Canal is our members favorite Canal in all of United Kingdom. Want more? Check out our map of canals near London.