London photos: New River Walk

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The New River is actually a manmade aqueduct dating from the early 17th century, built to bring drinking water into the city and still used for that purpose today.

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New River Walk is a small park created alongside it in the quiet residential area of Canonbury.

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Imagine a peaceful view like this out the back of your house!

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More on the New River Walk at the website of Islington Council, and at Londonist.

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