All aboard and MIND THE GAP! We all know the Circle Line isn't really a circle nowadays, but we're going to travel clockwise on the part that is. Click Edgware Road to begin the journey.
Edgware Road: There's actually 2 Edgware Road stations, 1 on the Circle Line & 1 on the Bakerloo Line. Next stop: Top ten song by Gerry Rafferty featuring a cracking sax solo.
Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes fictionally resides at 221 Baker Street. Next stop: One of only 17 tube stations with a three word name.
Great Portland Street: Built in 1930, Great Portland St station is 'listed as a building of National Significance.' Next stop: One of four stations that have this word in their name.
Euston Square: The station was opened in 1863 as 'Gower Street'. Next stop: This is the station to use if one wants to escape to the continent.
King's Cross St Pancras: The Eurostar Terminal at St Pancras was opened in 2007. Next stop: The original terminus of the Metropolian Line, the oldest underground line in the world.
Farringdon: Apparently Farringdon Station is haunted by a ghost called the Screaming Spectre. Next stop: Shares the same name as a fortified gatehouse.
Barbican: The station was originally called 'Aldersgate Street'. Next stop: The name derives from the surrounding area of Moorfields, which was one of the last pieces of open land in the City.
Moorgate: Site of the 1975 Moorgate tube crash in which 43 people lost their lives. Next stop: A mainline station which appears on the UK Monopoly board.
Liverpool Street: Curious platform numbering means there are platforms 1, 2, 4 & 5. Next stop: Plays a major role in the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans.
Aldgate: Has a sister station just down the road called Aldgate East. Next stop: Use this station to visit the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.
Tower Hill: The station is located very near to one of the largest remaining segments of the Roman London Wall. Next stop: Home of the 62m tall monument to the Great Fire of London.
Monument: The actual 'monument' is the tallest isolated stone column in the world. Next stop: Perhaps the right place to take the artillery?
Cannon Street: This station is closed at weekends. Next stop: Take this station for the residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
Mansion House: Actually Bank Station is nearer to Mansion House. Next stop: This station is a short distance away from a bridge that shares the same name.
Blackfriars: The area takes its name from the order of Dominican Friars who moved their priory to the area in 1276. Next stop: Takes its name from two of the Inns of Court, the professional organisations for barristers.
Temple: The two Inns of Court are Inner Temple and Middle Temple. Next stop: Located on the banks of the Thames near to Cleopatra's Needle.
Embankment: The station has two entrances, one on Victoria Embankment and one on Villiers Street. Next stop: The station for Blair, Brown, Cameron et all.
Westminster: The station has 17 escalators to link the 4 platforms and ticket office. Next stop: One of the 8 Royal Parks in London.
St James's Park: One of the signs at the station reads St James' Park rather than the official St James's Park. Next stop: This station, also a mainline station, is the 2nd busiest on the network.
Victoria: One of the proposed names for the Victoria Line was the Viking Line. Next stop: The area lent its name to describe the young and ostentatiously well-off members of the upper classes.
Sloane Square: The station had the last remaining platform bar, 'the Hole in the Wall' closed in 1985. Next stop: Known as the station to get off at for the museums.
South Kensington: The Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert museums are all nearby. Next stop: Take a train from here to the West Country maybe?
Gloucester Road: The station is decorated with distinctive ox-blood red glazed terracotta. Next stop: The modern station is part of a shopping complex.
High Street Kensington: The stretch of track between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington is known as Cromwell Curve. Next stop: Home of the annual carnival, which shares the same name.
Notting Hill Gate: No sign of the station in the film which also shares the name. Next stop: The name of this area is taken from Bear's Watering, a source of spring water.
Bayswater: Peter Lodge, who did the 'Mind the Gap' recording had his recording studio in Bayswater. Next stop: Also a mainline station where Michael Bond's famous bear arrived.
Well Done, you made it round! And travelled 23.3 kms into the bargain! Return to Edgware Road to complete the game.