5 star rating: Highly Recommended 326 Reviews

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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  Varies
Music lovers! This is the ideal way to discover London's rock music history. Choose either the morning or afternoon tour, or book them both for a comprehensive London Rock Music tour. These small-group tours (maximum 16 people) cover everything from rock 'n' roll landmarks in bohemian Soho to the north London neighborhoods of Camden Town, Hampstead Village and Heath, Muswell Hill, Archway and Islington.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning, afternoon or full-day London Rock Music Tour
  • Small-group tour restricted to a maximum of 16 people
  • See all of London’s famous rock 'n' roll sites
  • Visit Abbey Road, Apple HQ, Paul's House, Ringo's House, Jimmy Page's house and much more
  • Enjoy personalized attention and hear insider stories about your favorite musicians from your knowledgeable rock guide

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What You Can Expect

London Rock Music Tour

London Rock Music Full Day Small Group Tour

Morning tour (3.5 hours):
Take a tour through historic London neighborhoods including Soho, Islington and Camden Town, and discover where many of the wild adventures in the history of rock ‘n’ roll took place. During this tour, you will see Paul McCartney’s Golden Disc-covered office and the flat where he wrote the Beatles hit song ‘Yesterday.’ You will also see the flat shared by the Fab Four and walk across the famous Abbey Road crossing outside the recording studio. You will visit ‘Tin Pan Alley,’ where the Rolling Stones cut their first disc, and you’ll see the Pink Floyd studios. Sites of other famous events include the place where Jimi Hendrix burned his first guitar, where Jimmy Page cut his first disc and where Amy Winehouse lived and died. See more than 50 additional sites connected with U2, The Clash, the Sex Pistols, Queen, The Who, Zombies, Madness, Elton John and many more.

Afternoon tour (3.5 hours):
On the afternoon tour, see famous gig sites, clubs, rock hotels, record labels, management offices and studios. Highlights include walking across the famed Abbey Road crossing and seeing where Paul still lives. You will also see where Jimi Hendrix lived and died, where Freddie Mercury and Queen hung out, and Led Zeppelin's HQ. You'll see sites connected with The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Cream, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Elton John, the Beatles, The Sex Pistols, Bowie, The Who and many, many more!

Full-Day Tour (8 hours):
A combination of the morning tour, followed by the afternoon tour. It’s the ultimate way to see the best of London's rock music history.

Tour route is subject to change without notice due to weather or traffic conditions.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic guides with deep knowledge and interesting stories. We had a great time and highly recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We loved this tour and learned so much! We were all glad that we chose to do both the morning and afternoon tours as it allowed us to see so many places. Both of our tour guides were exceptional!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wow what a great tour. Our tour guide Bruce had so much knowledge of music and the history of rock and roll. We drove through Soho, where so much rock kicked off in the clubs in the 60's and 70's. Bruce showed us the building where it all started. We drove through Kings Cross to Islington through Camden town , St Johns Wood and back into London. Bruce told us about all the history and homes in each area that we travelled. Walking across Abbey Road and having our picture taken was very memorable. Anyone interested in music couldn't find a better tour than this.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our guide was really enthusiastic and informative. We really enjoyed the tour-thanks

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was our time killer until we could check into our Flat. Best thing to do at the beginning of our trip. Not only did the tour deliver all the things it promised, but gave such a nice overview of things we ended up doing because we heard about them on the tour. A must for any rock music fan. Our guide Steve was great and knows his stuff. Highlight was seeing Amy Winehouse's old stomping ground and Abby Rd.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour, guide extremely knowledgeable, great fun would definitely do again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Steve, our tour guide, did a fantastic job. He is very knowledgable and even taught me, a huge, lifelong Beatles fan, something about north vs south England bands. I saw so many cool things in this music rich city. If you like rock and roll, you'll like this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was our time killer until we could check into our Flat. Best thing to do at the beginning of our trip. Not only did the tour deliver all the things it promised, but gave such a nice overview of things we ended up doing because we heard about them on the tour. A must for any rock music fan. Our guide Steve was great and knows his stuff. Highlight was seeing Amy Winehouse's old stomping ground and Abby Rd.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Lots of information and the tour guide could not have been nicer. The only thing I would recommend is that your devise some sort of pamphlet that recaps the highlights of each tour for client printing. It is impossible to remember all details. Otherwise superb!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Steve was an amazing tour guide! He was knowledgable about the history of rock n roll in London. Since it was just my boyfriend and me on the tour, he really tried to accommodate out music tastes and show us places that related to them. I would definitely recommend this tour!!

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