Discover Abbey Road and Other Rock Music Landmarks on a London Rock Music Tour:
Since the Abbey Road album, Beatles fans from around the world have been coming to this famous Abbey Road pedestrian crossing to imitate the Fab Four crossing and pose for photos.
The Abbey Road zebra crossing outside the Abbey Road Studios is now protected by heritage listing. This famous pedestrian crossing has been given a Grade II heritage listing. This means that no one can change or remove the crossing without the approval of the local authorities.
For those who are interested in the rock music scene, there are a couple of tours that you can do which will allow you to discover London’s Rock Music history. These comprehensive London Rock Music tours cover everything from rock ‘n’ roll landmarks in Bohemian Soho to the north London neighbourhoods of Camden Town, Hampstead Village and Heath, Muswell Hill, Archway and Islington.
The morning tour (3.5 hours) takes visitors through historic London neighbourhoods and see Macca’s Golden Disc covered office, the flat where he wrote “Yesterday”, Ringo’s Hampstead house, George’s Radna Krishna temple, the only flat shared by all Fab Four and then to walk across the Abbey Road crossing. You will also see Pink Floyd’s studios and the band members’ homes, The Kinks’ Muswell Hill, sites connected with Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Rod Stewart, Clash, Sex Pistols, The Who, Zombies, Madness, Oasis, Blur, and get the best view of London at the Alexandra Palace!
In the afternoon tour (3.5 hours), visitors will 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 also get a chance to 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!
And if you’re mad about the London Rock Music scene, you can even combine both tours to discover the best of London’s Rock Music history.
These small group London tours (maximum 16 people) run from April to October only. To find out more about these London music tours and how to book, see here.>
And while you’re in the rock music mode, don’t miss the We Will Rock You Theatre Show in London’s West End.>What questions does this raise for you?