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Rock and Roll in Soho & Mayfair: Private Walking Tour of LondonPrivate Tour

Explore London’s Soho and Mayfair, the home of Rock & Roll legends.
This experience is on request only. Please contact us for pricing.

Things to know

Duration:

2 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Family Friendly, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets:

No tickets required

Other inclusions:

Gratuities, food, and drink are not included
Meeting points: The kiosk in the center of Soho Square Gardens - London W1D 3HB, UK

What makes this tour special

Experience the vibrant Bohemianism of Soho and Mayfair – the home of Rock & Roll legends in London. On your private tour you will: 

London became the epicentre of the golden age of rock n roll in the 1960s and 70s, and on this private tour, you will explore the Bohemian culture of Soho and upmarket Mayfair, visiting places now famous – and infamous – for their association with rock legends like David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and so many more. 

Your tour takes you through Bohemian Soho and upmarket Mayfair and begins in the heart of Soho Square where you’ll learn the fascinating histories of the rock legends that found fame in the heart of London. From Soho Square, explore the nooks and crannies and cobbled stone alleys of Bohemian, rock-n-roll London. You’ll walk along Denmark Street, nicknamed Tin Pan Alley, where artists like The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Elton John and David Bowie all recorded music at various studios. It is also rumoured to be where Bob Marley bought his first guitar! 

You will pass various iconic music clubs where famed acts and musicians have played – like 100 Club Oxford Street which hosted Louis Armstong. One of the highlights of the tour is visiting Berwick Street – famous for its eclectic collection of old vinyl shops, great for stocking up on your own supplies. 

Walk down legendary, vibrant London streets including Carnaby and the famous store Liberty’s, see the Ziggy Stardust Plaque which appears on the cover of David Bowie's ‘The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars’. It was shot in January 1972, five months before the album's release, by photographer Brian Ward. A blue plaque marks the spot! 

See the hotel owned by Iron Maiden on Sanctum Street and stop at the famous number 3, Savile Row in Mayfair where the Beatles played their last ever public set on the rooftop. 

Enjoy the upmarket ambience of Mayfair and see the Hilton Hotel where Syd Barrett from Pink Floyd lived from 1972. You can also see the building where members from The Who and The Mamas & Papas died four years apart, both aged 32. 

Perhaps wander further up to Park Lane and the Dorchester, down Curzon Street and into the beautiful Berkeley Square where you can end at a wine bar on Shepherd’s Market. There is so much rock n roll history in London and so many landmarks to see, your guide will always tailor the tour to your own Rock n Roll passions! 

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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