A host of celebrity, historical and royal waxworks all under one roof is the ultimate day out for many tourists to London but what does the surrounding area have to offer?
Based in Marylebone Road, only a few minutes near Baker Street tube station, there are a number of activities to complement the trip to Madame Tussauds.
Adjoining the building is the stunning Regent’s Park, which includes London Zoo, the Open Air Theatre company, Queen Mary’s Gardens and the opportunity to compete in some sporting activities including rugby, football and softball.
With a range of cafes and restaurants this huge city park is for the tourists looking for tranquil settings as well as a slice of entertainment.
Fans of the detective with a penchant for deer-stalker hats Sherlock Holmes will be delighted for the chance to visit The Sherlock Holmes Museum famously housed at 221B Baker Street.
The address referred to by author Arthur Conan Doyle in his books has been protected by the government due to its special architectural and historical significance and the first floor study is still faithfully kept as it was in Victorian times.
For great traditional English pub lunch classics such as hand battered cod, mushy or garden peas or traditional style bangers and mash, why not stay close to Madame Tussauds and eat at the Globe pub set opposite Baker Street station.
The pub attracts a wide spectrum of tourists, regulars and sports fans for its fantastic range of beers from around the world.
A treat for exercise and climbing enthusiasts the indoor climbing centre West 1 is a great location only a few minutes away from Baker Street station at Seymour Leisure Centre.
Providing climbing walls for youngsters as well as adults it is an activity for all the family.
Madame Tussauds caters for an entertaining day out but don’t stop there and locate the other gems in this part of the capital.