About Marylebone

The area

Marylebone is an authentic London neighbourhood known for its relaxed pace which offers a unique breadth of variety to explore, from exciting new openings and delicious dining hotspots to green spaces and free cultural attractions; nestled within historical beauty in accessible central London.

Known for its elegant Georgian architecture, boutique shopping, and diverse dining options Marylebone exudes a village-like atmosphere, with leafy squares and stylish cafes. The neighbourhood’s cultural offerings include the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum and the Wallace Collection national museum, as well as The Marylebone Theatre and Sherlock Holmes museum. Marylebone is a vibrant and sought-after destination, attracting both locals and visitors alike.

We encourage you to explore our rich and varied special part of London. Take a look at The Insider, our unique collection of guides by the people who really know Marylebone. Here you will find local favourites, family essentials, cultural hotspots and more. For even more of Marylebone be sure to check out Portman Marylebone and Marylebone Village for some detailed guides on very special areas within the Marylebone district.

Getting here

Marylebone is incredibly accessible with a variety of travel options to suit your needs whether you’re travelling across the city, nationally or internationally.

Fun fact: Baker Street is one of the oldest Underground stations, as one of the original stations of the Metropolitan Railway (MR) – the world’s first underground railway – opened on 10 January 1863.

Well-connected to the Underground network, Baker Street Station, Marylebone Station and Bond Street provide plenty of choice to access the area from other parts of the city with 7 of the 12 tube lines passing through. Bond street station offers a step free route to both the Jubilee and Central line platforms via the station entrance in Marylebone Lane.

There are also a dozen bus routes and coach services passing through in all directions. You can plan your route at the Transport for London website.

Travelling from further afield? If you’re planning to visit from other parts of the country Marylebone Station, St Pancras, Kings Cross and Euston stations are all easy to access and connect to. Internationally you can reach Marylebone from St Pancras International in 15 minutes and Heathrow in less than an hour. With some incredible hotels in the neighbourhood, come direct and make Marylebone your home away from home.

Consider cycling to Marylebone if you’re located nearby or within a reasonable distance. London has an expanding network of cycle lanes and dedicated cycling routes, making it safer and more convenient for cyclists. You can either use your own bicycle or rent one through bike-sharing schemes like Santander Cycles. You can plan cycle routes and find cycle hire docking stations on Transport for London’s website.

Once you’ve reached Marylebone, you can take the opportunity to explore on foot if able. It’s always the case the best discoveries are made off the beaten track and here is no exception. Marylebone’s streets are home to some beautiful buildings, boutiques and great spaces and exploring at your own pace lets you take them all in at your own leisure.

You can also book a bespoke walk with one of our professional guides and discover the Quarter’s rich history and hidden gems.