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Part 12 - Oxford Circus to Baker Street via Regent's Park - (3.1 Km) - Across London Visual Marathon

Updated: May 28


Start at Oxford Circus Station

Finish at Baker Street Station



THE EXPERIENCE

A stroll in Regency Park from the BBC

This route takes you from the busy shopping streets around Oxford Circus, up past the BBC and the stunning Regency architecture of Portland Place into the beautifully landscaped Regent’s Park with its delightful gardens, peaceful ponds and fabulous walks. The route finishes at the top end of Marylebone by Baker Street Station, with the Sherlock Holmes Museum, Madam Tussauds and Marylebone High Street nearby.


Great for history, iconic sights, hotels, museums, parks and gardens, boating lakes, and a few places to eat, drink and be merry.


Regent's Park Boating Lake

 

MUST SEE PLACES



What to See List

Areas to Eat, Drink and Be Merry



BEST TIME

Morning—This is not a busy route. The best time is early morning when the lighting is at its best and few people are around.

Day - This route can get busier during the day, especially at the start and finish. 

Evenings - Quieter in most places,


ROUTE OVERVIEW

This 3.1 Km route takes you from Oxford Circus to Baker Street through the south side of Regent's Park. From Oxford Circus Station, it heads north up Regents Street past the BBC’s Broadcasting House, The Langham Hotel and Portland Place before entering the southeast entrance into Regent's Park on Marylebone Road. The route takes you on a floral tour around the Royal Park’s Avenue Gardens and Queen Mary Gardens before exiting by Baker Street Station and the Sherlock Holmes Museum on the western side.



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DESCRIPTIVE PHOTO GALLERY


This gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights along this route. Use the Google Map above to find their location. Double-click to see the image in full size.


 

HISTORY & INTERESTING FACTS


Oxford Circus to Portland Place

 Around Regents Park



History Coming soon

 

VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE AREA


Click on the picture below to go on a 360 virtual tour of the shopping areas and look around.



Use the route to explore this location by looking around in 360, taking in the sights and sounds, listening to an audio recording about the area and going on a virtual tour.

 

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