The Rock n’ Roll Tour of London

Join Free Tours By Foot on London’s first free Rock n’ Roll experience! This is not just a tour, but a “bucket list” worthy journey through the beginning of the Swingin’ Sixties movement up to the present day.  London has long been the epicentre of the Rock n’ Roll world and this nostalgic tour will take you on a journey through performances, recordings, album covers, and legendary gigs – both firsts and lasts! You’ll get the behind-the-scenes stories of infamous nights out, lives, loves, and the tragedies and triumphs of some of musics iconic legends.



Expect rockstars, punks, goth, the hippie movement, mods and rockers, jazz legends, and forays int the history of London’s blue, trance and reggae scenes. So which iconic superstars can you expect to hear about on this tour? The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Eric Clapton, The Sex Pistols, The Cure, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Prince, The Small Faces, Queen, Carly Simon, U2 and Bob Marley – just to name a few!

Sites Visited:

  • The location of Jimi Hendrix’s first appearance on a London stage
  • Where John Lenon met Yoko Ono
  • Where the Beatles played their final gig
  • The Marquee Club
  • Saville Row
  • The Bag o’ Nails
  • Trident Studios
  • Heddon Street
  • And more!

​Looking for somewhere to eat before or after the tour?​ Why not stop in to one of our favourite classic London pubs, The Windmill?​ They serve up some of the best, most delicious, traditional British pies with mashed potato to be found in all of the city – at prices that don’t break the bank!

Tour information

Reservations: Click here to reserve.

Where:  Outside Boots the Chemist, underneath the famous neon lights and signs next to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station (exit 1)(map).

Duration: Approximately 2 hours.

When: Thursdays and Saturdays at 15:00 View our full tour calendar.

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.

Save even more money with a London tourist discount card.  Be sure to check out our other tours in London.