Nearly Six Decades of Rock & Roll History...including the neighborhoods of Notting Hill, Kensington, St John’s Wood & Chelsea
LONDON'S ACCESS ALL AREAS HIPPIES, PUNKS, MODS, RASTAS 1950s till today
‘I dreamed for 30 years of walking across Abbey Road. It was amazing but I never expected to see all this other stuff. Your guide was so knowledgeable and a great entertainer.’ Peter Jennings, Canada
Classic rock all the way – and spanning nearly 60 years of rock history! Over 75 major rock sites en-route! See where the legends lived and where some still live, and where some died. Visit the heart of the Hippies ‘Swingin Sixties,’ the birth place of the Seventies Punk Rock movement and some stomping grounds of the lads & ladies of Brit Pop.
Swingin’ 60’s and Psychadelia, Mods, Punk, Heavy Metal, reggae and Beatles, Beatles, Beatles! It’s all here. Touring through the pretty neighbourhoods of Chelsea, Kensington, Notting Hill Gate and St John’s Wood, you’ll see homes of the stars (Page, Barrett, Jagger, Ringo, Hendrix, McCartney and more), famed gig, club and studio sites, locations of album sleeves, the Stones ‘Sticky Fingers’ restaurant /museum, management and record company offices.
And, YES, you do get to walk across the famed ABBEY ROAD crossing!
Cream, Pink Floyd, Clapton, Bowie, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Bee Gees, Sex Pistols, Geldof, Clash, Bob Marley; all take a bow along with a few contemporary celebs! Add a host of Beatle related sites – the studio where the St Pepper’s cover was shot, Apple Office and boutique, where the ‘Mop Tops’ the played their last ever live gig, where Brian Epstein lived and died…and lots more other Beatle related landmarks including your walk across the Abbey Road crossing and you have the chart topping tour! You never know who you might see in passing!
This tour takes you where the walking tours can’t! Visit Chelsea and the Kings Road, Kensington, Notting Hill – including some famous film sites – St John’s Wood and ‘still swingin’ Soho.
Hear the real inside stories of the bands from your informed and knowledgeable guide on this fun 3-hour, mini-van tour – what an experience with just 16 persons maximum per departure!
Free transfer offered back to ‘Sticky Fingers’ for those wanting to eat after the tour!
Artists featured include: The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Queen, Sex Pistols, Clash, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley, Donovan, Frank Zappa, Dylan, Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Van Morrison, Oasis, Boy George, Blur, Elton John, Madonna and many, many more!!
PRICES:US$ 65.00 adult / US$ 45.00 child (A child is defined as aged 11 and under.)
Departure point: Original Tour Visitor Centre 17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1Y 5BL (Nearest Tube: Charing Cross OR Piccadilly Circus)
REGULAR SEASON: 1 April – 31-October
Departure Days: DAILY
Departure Time: 14.00 Return Time: approximately 17.15
WINTER SEASON: 1 November – 31 March
Departure Days: Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Departure Time: 13.00 Return Time: approximately 16.15
Wanna Rock and Roll All Day? Combine the morning Summer of Love tour with this afternoonClassic Rock & Beatles tour for a ‘’Full Day Monsters of Rock tour!
London is Calling You! Depending on your age, this is either a chance to wallow in glorious nostalgia, or grab an ‘education’ in Rock myths and history. Have those lyrics come alive and make the London connection. This fantastic day combines both our morning tour one and afternoon tour two. Not only a memorable day for the rock fan but for anybody who wants to see more of London than simply the main central tourist attractions. This tour gets you to places not normally seen by regular tourists and there’s lots of photograph! All our tours are accompanied by a knowledgeable driver/guide who knows the city’s history as well as the more specific rock history so you get two tours in one!