Private tour

Music of London: Rock and Pop Private Tour

Music of London: Rock and Pop Private Tour

Activity provider: Ye Olde England Tours

From US$ 148.41 per person

Follow in the footsteps of legendary musicians on a private 4-hour tour of London, and learn about the city’s musical legacy, from The Beatles to Amy Winehouse, via the Swinging Sixties, punk, Britpop and Cool Britannia, and much more.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Central London (Zone 1), and transfer by tube (London Underground) to the start point
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  • Follow in the footsteps of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones
  • See the statue of Amy Winehouse in Camden Town
  • Go to the Abbey Road Studios
  • Visit clubs and pubs where artists got their big breaks
  • Take a stroll through bohemian Soho
  • Learn where The Rolling Stones were discovered
Full description
Explore London from an alternative perspective on a 4-hour rock and pop music tour. Learn about some of the stars from across the decades that made London swing. A private guide will take you on a journey through London’s musical legacy, from the Swinging Sixties through the ‘70s and ‘80s eras of rock, pop, and punk. Hear about the leaders of the Britpop and Cool Britannia moments in music history. Visit iconic locations with close connections to some of the biggest stars. Discover where bands played their first gigs, and where others got their big breaks. See where singers lived, and where others are memorialized, such as the statue of Amy Winehouse in Camden Town. Go to the legendary Abbey Road Studios made famous by The Beatles. Have your photo taken on the zebra-crossing. Continue south to Waterloo to discover the spot that inspired The Kinks' hit “Waterloo Sunset.” Visit the shrine to David Bowie in Brixton. Transfer to China Town and visit the scene where the Rolling Stones were first discovered. Then, stroll through Soho following in the footsteps of Elton John, Paul Simon, The Sex Pistols, and Jimi Hendrix.
  • Private tour
  • Personal guide
  • Underground tickets
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  Please wear comfortable shoes, and dress for the weather
  •  Tours generally start between 09:30 and 10:00, but may be adjusted slightly by either party if required
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Kevin was very insightful,pleasant and a true professional.

March 11, 2020


The guide was great, the tour could be better...

October 5, 2019


December 13, 2018

Product ID: 62184