Baker Street is probably most famous due to its connections to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s wily detective Sherlock Holmes. Located within the borough of Westminster it is within close reach of a number of the city’s most popular attractions as well as having a selection of shops, restaurants, and bars in the immediate vicinity.
Baker Street Underground Station, one of London’s oldest surviving Underground Stations, is situated on the Metropolitan, Circle, Jubilee, Bakerloo, and Hammersmith & City Lines. These provide services to virtually every area of London. The station features more platforms than any other underground station and this reflects the fantastic transport links it provides. Due to this, the station is very busy and if visiting the area it is important to book a parking space near Baker Street Tube station in advance of arrival.
Naturally, the Sherlock Holmes museum is just around the corner from the station and is always popular with tourists and families. Madame Tussauds is also located within a short walking distance and Regent’s Park and London Zoo are very close to Baker Street Tube Station. It is also just a short journey to Hyde Park and the Museum’s Quarter in South Kensington.