Each year around 4 million tourists visit the Quarter’s high profile and incredibly popular attractions. We’re also lucky enough to have a prime location nestled between the magnificent Regent’s and Hyde Parks with natural beauty a plenty and history on every corner. Why not take some time to get to know the Quarter, there’s always something new to see and do, even if you’ve lived here your whole life.
The Wallace Collection
A hidden gem in a historic London town house. 25 galleries display 18th century French paintings, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armory. You’ll also find a beautiful restaurant.
Paddington Street Gardens
Enjoy this leafy and popular park, open to the public all year round. It consists of formal open grass areas, traditional shrub, rose and bedding displays, mature London plane trees, a shelter and a children’s playground.
Chiltern Street offers an eclectic range of shops, all with individual charm, character and a welcoming and highly personal service. The blend of distinctive independent boutiques has attracted a new generation of cosmopolitan visitors whilst maintaining its timeless charm.
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Set within the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park, the award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a firm fixture of summer in the capital. Each night an incomparable atmosphere is created by the buzz of people enjoying their theatre going in every sense: friends setting up hampers on the picnic lawn or filling their glasses with wine as the fairy lights twinkle in the trees. For latest production information, including details about pre-theatre dining visit the award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a London landmark – a firm fixture of summer in the city, providing a cultural hub in the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park.
Portman Village, a stone’s throw away from the Baker Street Quarter is made up of Seymour Place and New Quebec Street and is home to some of the West End’s quirkiest and characterful shops, cafes and delis, bars and restaurants. Just a short walk from the bustle of Oxford Street, the village feel of the area makes it a favourite spot for locals and Londoners alike.
The Sherlock Holmes Museum
221b Baker Street is most notable as the home of the famous fictional detective – Sherlock Holmes and now home to The Sherlock Holmes Museum, a landmark visitor attraction.
You will find Regent’s Park within a few minutes walk of the Quarter. The park, designed by John Nash, covers 395 acres and includes Queen Mary’s Gardens which features more than 12,000 roses of 400 varieties, as well as the gloriously restored William Andrews Nestfield’s Avenue Gardens. With excellent sports facilities spanning nearly 100 acres it includes the largest outdoor sports area in central London.
Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit Hyde Park, situated south of the Quarter and one of the capital’s eight Royal Parks. Hyde Park covers 350 acres and is home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers’ Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. The park also offers various recreational activities including open water swimming, boating, cycling, tennis and horse riding.