Rock 'n' Roll Taxi Tour of London

London Rocks

Book a London Black Taxi tour online or phone +44 (0)203 00 44 953

Hear and See London’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History

You will be treated to live commentary by your London cabbie, who is a specially trained London tour guide and an expert in London’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History

Hear the stories of these places and people that shaped the history of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The British Beat

The ’60s and ’70s saw an explosion of “British Beat” music: a fusion of rock, doo wop, R&B, jazz, blues, folk, and soul.

Pioneer groups such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and The Kinks lived and performed in London while making their mark on modern musical history.

See the places and hear the stories of these legends that shaped the history of Rock n Roll.
Abbey Road

The Fab Four

In 1963, The Beatles migrated from Liverpool to London. Visit their recording studios, film locations, homes, and hangouts – past and present

  • Abbey Road’s iconic zebra crossing (get the camera ready!)
  • Abbey Road Studios. Sign the famous wall.
  • London Palladium, where the Beatles first live TV performance took place
  • Apple Records Headquarters
  • Indica Gallery, where John met a certain avant-garde artist. Hear about the moment their eyes locked and John knew “that was it”.
  • Macca’s London pad in St. Johns Wood
  • The location of the historic Beatles ‘rooftop session’
  •  The only place the Beatles ever lived together
  • ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Help!’ film locations
  • and more

Even more…

On your tour, you will see other monumental London landmarks and hear the stories about
Rolling Stones

  • Carnaby Street – the centre of 60s culture
  • Denmark Street – Europe’s best music street
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Who
  • Elton John
  • Jimmy Hendrix
  • David Bowie
  • Pink Floyd
  • and other Rock legends. The list is endless.

Here’s a Taster of the places and stories that await you

Did you know that Keith Moon and Mama Cass died in the same flat?  The London Mayfair flat was owned by their mutual friend, singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson.  Visit this posh London neighbourhood and hear the unfortunate tale.

Can you name the “50 Moments that Changed the History of Rock and Roll”?  One such moment was the night in London when instrument demolition became an intricate part of The Who’s live performances. We’ll tell you the story!

Visit London’s “Tin Pan Alley” – Europe’s best music street.  Rock and Roll history was made here.  As early as the 1920s, a niche musical community developed here, which still remains today.  In this friendly and atmospheric street, there’s always music wafting from basements, shop windows and balconies.

Ziggy Stardust

The disturbing “space invader” cover for David Bowie’s 1972 album, “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars”, was photographed in an ordinary backstreet of London.  This small side-street  has for many Bowie fans the same significance as Abbey Road or Jim Morrison’s grave in Paris.  We’ll take you there!

Who do you fancy?

Who are your Rock heroes?  Beatles all the way?  Or would you like less Beatles and more Stones?  Let us know who your Rock heroes (or heroines!) are, and we will do our best to design the perfect tour for you.

Those Were the Days, My Friend

Our tour will transport you back to the days we thought would never end.  Though the years have rushed by us, in our hearts the dreams are still the same.  Relive those days with us and join us for the best Rock ‘N’ Roll tour in London.

Price

  • £230 for 3 1/2 hours
  • Up to 5 people per taxi
  • No additional “per person” charges

Tour Length

Tour time:  3 1/2 hours

However, more time can be arranged. Just let us know.

After Tour Nibbles

Sticky Fingers CafeIf you want to stay in the groove, we can recommend one of London’s Rock ‘n’ Roll cafes, including

Hard Rock Cafe

Bill Wyman’s Sticky Fingers Cafe

Ace Cafe London

Wheel Chair Accessible

All taxis are wheelchair accessible. Please mention at time of booking if you have an electric wheelchair,  as we will ensure that you have a slightly larger taxi.

Pickups

Take a Rock 'n' Roll tour during your London flight layover

We will pick you up and drop you off at any Central London location,  inclusive in the price.
No need to take public transport across town just to start your tour! We will greet you at your door and see you safely back again.

Flight Layover Tours

If you have a long flight layover and would like a tour of London or the English countryside,  we can pick you up at the airport and deliver you back in time for your departing flight.  An extra fare for the airport pick-up and return will apply,  so please mention this at the time of booking.

To Book your London Rock n Roll Tour:

www.londonblacktaxitours.net

We are also a full-service London Black Taxi company:

www.londonblacktaxis.net

+44 (0)203 00 44 953

Let us know if you need transportation to and from the airport or anywhere else you need to go in and around London.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before booking.

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Which tour to take? Which tour company to use? Our Why Book With Us page might help you decide.

Additional Price Information

No administration fees, credit card fees, or taxes will be added to the Tour Price.

Pick-ups and drop-offs within Central London are included in the Tour Price.

Pick-ups and drop-offs outside of Central London will incur an additional meter fare, which will be subject to our very reasonable administration/booking fee (Please read our lovely Terms and Conditions.). Any questions, just ask!