Picture: The Sherlock Holmes statue outside Baker Street Underground Station
“What do you say to a ramble through London?"
I was weary of our little sitting-room and gladly acquiesced. For three hours we strolled about together, watching the ever-changing kaleidoscope of life as it ebbs and flows through Fleet Street and the Strand. His characteristic talk, with its keen observance of detail and subtle power of inference held me amused and enthralled”
See some of the many literary, film and television locations including:
- The St James’s Street club mentioned in The Adventure of the Three Gables
- The London Library Watson visits in - The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
- The location used for Café Royal where Holmes is disastrously introduced to Watson’s fiancé in the 2009 film Sherlock
- The building used for Mycroft’s Diogenes Club from the BBC TV Series
- Visit the bar where Dr Watson first hears of Holmes and the Hospital where they first meet in the very first Holmes novel A Study in Scarlet
- The theatre where in the case of The Adventure of the Retired Colourman the suspect claims to have been on the night of the murder.
The list goes on – Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, The Strand, Fleet Street, Smithfield Market, Old Bailey, Tower Bridge – there is even a Sherlock Holmes museum at (no surprises) 221B Baker Street. The museum is a recreation of the detective's lodgings featured in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories.