Baker Street is located in London’s Marylebone district of Westminster. Because of its association with the fictional investigator Sherlock Holmes, London’s Baker Street has become a well-known thoroughfare.
In addition to its famous fictional inhabitant and museum devoted to Sherlock Holmes, Baker Street also has a number of historic sites, noteworthy eateries, and beautiful examples of traditional Georgian architecture. Although it was formerly home to wealthy families, the neighbourhood is today dominated by commercial enterprises.
How to Get to Baker Street London
The Baker Street tube station, which serves the street, is one of the world’s oldest continuously functioning subway stations. You can reach the northern terminus of Baker Street via Baker Street Station on the Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee or Bakerloo lines. To reach Bond Street, you can use the Central or Jubilee lines and get out at Marble Arch on the Central line. You may also take a taxi, walk, or ride a bike there.
Things to Do Around Baker Street
Parks and Gardens
Baker Street is surrounded on both sides by parks, the most notable of which are Hyde Park and Regent’s Park, located to the north and south of the street, respectively. In addition, there is the Paddington Street Gardens, mainly situated to the south of the street. However, there is a small portion of the gardens found to the north of the street.
Stumble upon a village
It’s been claimed that London is made up of a collection of villages, and if you’re ever in the area between Montagu Place and George Street, you’ll understand what they mean. The hustle and bustle of central London fades away and is replaced by the sound of birdsong as you wander through the charming terraced homes.
The Wallace Collection welcomes visitors year-round without charging an admission fee. The Laughing Cavalier resides in this magnificent manor, with an equally impressive collection of artwork, furniture, ceramics, and armour from the 18th century. The Wallace Collection is one of the largest privately financed art museums in the world, with 30 galleries worth of artworks