Uncover the mysterious world of Sherlock Holmes


Spend a day on the trail in London of the world’s most famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his sidekick, Dr Watson.

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and his friend, Dr Watson, are world famous detective stories that begin in Central London.

Join the Sherlock Holmes trail at 221b Baker Street at the Sherlock Holmes Museum, the site where the fictional duo begin each of their daring investigations.

The story continues nearby with a trip to the famous Madame Tussauds, where you can get up close and personal with a waxwork interpretation of actor Robert Downey Jr dressed in costume for the 2009 Hollywood movie, ‘Sherlock Holmes’.

There are also many sites worth visiting across London that Conan Doyle would mention in the Sherlock tales, such as Simpsons-on-the-Strand, Holmes’ favourite restaurant. 

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