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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

Best 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 September 2015

Best tour ever! Our guide was fantastic, we learned a lot, and we got to see parts of London we never would have seen on our own. Highly recommend for everyone!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

had a great time driver bob top bloke !!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a great morning tour, so much history in places that I would never know to go to. Abbey Road was at the end but there was alot of great history in driving out to there. Our guide was really knowledgeable and alot of fun with his facts and insight.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I did a full day tour, loved every minute, best part for me was getting two Abbey Road stops!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Tour was excellect . Covered a lot of English Rock history in helpful manner. Only wish Bob had written a book to buy. A written script of what he said as a handout would be helpful to tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Steve was a Great guide! Very knowledgeable, friendly, engaging, and full of great trivia. If you want to learn anything about any rockers--especially those from 60'2-70's, Steve is perfect! Even through in stuff about today's musicians. Highly Recommend for a fun afternoon!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Everything we expected and more! Our guide Steve was so knowledgeable about the London music scene. We saw areas of London we wouldn't have traveled unless we were in the the tour. Nothing better than ending the tour crossing Abbey Road! Highly recommend.

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.

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