Free tour

Free London Music Walking Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on June 28, 2021

See The Sights Tours is a small family business where every tour is led by a passionate local tour guide with each tour being carefully designed to give you a real insight into the history, culture and people behind the world's most iconic city.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Explore London’s world famous music history on the only free walking tour of London dedicated to London’s music industry! 

On this free walking tour of London you’ll discover many of London’s most iconic music spots.

Led by your local London tour guide you’ll walk down the legendary home of British music at Tin Pan Alley where you’ll find the spot that Elton John wrote hit singles like ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Your Song’, Tom Jones recorded ‘It’s Not Unusual’ and the historic venue where Adele performed her first ever show.

Along the way you’ll find the famous rooftop where The Beatles did their final ever performance, and The Marquee Club - home of music artists including The Who, Rolling Stones, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd and more.

You’ll stand in spot where David Bowie posed for his album cover in ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust’, get up close to Trident Studios where the legendary Freddie Mercury and Queen recorded their first 3 albums and see the famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club where Jimi Hendrix performed for the final time.

With many more iconic London music spots included this free walking tour of London’s music history allows you to discover the best of British music all on one of the best free walking tours in London.

PLUS! At the end of the tour receive an exclusive FREE digital London Travel Guide full of discounts, things to do, local tips and more!

IMPORTANT #1 – Please only book a ticket for the adults joining the tour. Children are welcome but please do not book a ticket for them.

IMPORTANT #2 - IMPORTANT - It will not be possible to accept a group of 8 or more people (including children). Please do not try and book a group of 8 or more people across multiple bookings or using multiple names as these will be cancelled or turned away. 

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    191 Drury Ln, London WC2B 5QD, UK
    191 Drury Ln, London WC2B 5QD, UK
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    The tour starts in front of The White Hart Pub on Drury Lane in Covent Garden. The address of The White Hart is 191 Drury Ln, London WC2B 5QD On arrival please look for your tour guide holding the yellow umbrella.

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    Denmark Street
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Savile Row
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Regent Street
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    Outside visit
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    Outside visit
    Carnaby Street

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Neus 19 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Extremely interesting for me, and our guide was really passionate about it. I had a great time!
Michelle 10 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Rachael was so sweet and full of music facts and stories. I would absolutely recommend Rachael and would love to do a tour with her again.
Thomas 23 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Great tour with Rachel!
Hannah 22 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Rachel was an awesome tour guide, great fun and had an amazing knowledge of London's music history. Highly recommend!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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