Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London

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Duration - 3 hours

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Our Beatles guides are as passionate about the band, their music, and the legacy of their songwriting as you are. Avid music fans, our driver-guides are life-long lovers of the Beatles and delight in sharing their enthusiasm, knowledge and love for all things relating to the greatest band ever – The Beatles.

Starting at Sloane Square (and including, but not limited to the tour itinerary) our driver-guides will take you on a 3-hour ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ around London exploring the most important locations that relate to John, Paul, George, & Ringo. Along the way, they’ll ‘Help!’ you explore the history of the band, their popularity at home & abroad, & explain how they came to be the best-selling music act of all time.

Stopping at iconic locations such as Savile Row (where their last performance took place), the home of their manager Brian Epstein, & of course the internationally famous Abbey Road Studios, this tour is a must for anyone wanting to engage in a bit of Beatlemania!

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 09:00

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 10:30

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 13:30

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 14:00

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 14:30

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Private Beatles Taxi Tour of London 15:00

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Sloane Square, London SW1W 8EL England

Your driver/guide will meet you at Sloane Square, just outside the famous Royal Court Theatre. From here your guide will explain how the Beatles stayed in this part of London during their early days, and had one of their early photoshoots in the Square, before taking you to the nearby home of Brian Epstein.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 24 Chapel St, London SW1X 7BY, UK

Visit the home of Brian Epstein, the man who made the Beatles famous. It was at his London home where the launch party for Sgt. Pepper was held, and where some of the earliest photographs of the Beatles in London were taken.

Whilst at Chapel Street you will learn how Epstein first met the Beatles, and how he was instrumental in their look, sound, and success.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Masons Yard, St. James's, London SW1, UK

Mason's Yard was the location of the Indica Art Gallery, the place where John first met Yoko. Established by John Dunbar, Peter Asher (the brother of Jane Asher, McCartney's girlfriend at the time), and Barry Miles it was famously supported by Paul McCartney.

Today the yard looks very similar to how it did in the 1960's when the Indica Gallery was one of the leading places of 1960's counter culture. During your time at Mason's Yard your guide (who is also a massive fan of all things Beatles) will explain how John and Yoko met, and how their meeting changed Lennon's life, and why John payed Yoko 5 imaginary shillings for an imaginary nail.


Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Army & Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5JN, UK

The Army and Navy Club is very much at the heart of the British military establishment founded in 1837 it is not the kind of place you expect to visit on a Beatles tour. That said, this club is the site of one of the most daring, and interesting stories about Brian Epstein, the Beatle's manager, that we could find!

What did he do? Book our tour to find out!

Pass By: Prince of Wales Theatre, 31 Coventry Street Westminster, London W1D 6AS England

The Prince of Wales Theatre was home to the Royal Variety Performance in 1963. The performance, which dates back to 1912 and the reign of George V is one of the highlights of the year in Britain's entertainer's calendar. All the greatest artists from the UK (and around the world) have performed at the Royal Variety Performance, in which a senior royal is always in attendance. Greats such as Judy Garland, Bob Hope, Lady Gaga, One Direction, and of course The Beatles have all performed at the Royal Variety Performance, and it is here at the Royal Variety Performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1963 where Beatlemania is said to have started.

Discover how the Beatles had to be smuggled into the theatre from their nearby hotel, how John Lennon almost insulted the Queen Mother, and how the band reacted to being asked about their liverpudlian accents.

Stop At: 18 Soho Square Soho Square, London W1D 3QL England

18 Soho Square is the home to one of the Beatles' offices. But which Beatle calls their office 'The Surgery' and why does it have this name? Find out this, and much more on our brilliant Beatles Tour of London!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rupert Court, Rupert Ct, London W1D, UK

One of the most famous pictures of the Beatles was taken on this street, find out why the photographer picked this location for the photo, and if their are enough of you, try to recreate it for yourself.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Anne's Court, St Anne's Ct, London W1F, UK

Saint Anne's Court was home to the world-famous Trident Studios. Singers and Bands such as Elton John, Lou Reed, David Bowie, and Queen all recorded classic hits in the same studio as The Beatles. Infact, it was in this studio that the Beatles recorded 'Hey Jude' as well as a load of other famous hits.

But why did so many major music megastars pick this studio in the heart of Soho? Your guide will explain everything when you get to Saint Anne's Court.

It is during your time at Saint Anne's Court that you will have time to stop quickly for a small snack in one of the nearby cake and coffee shops. It's also chance for you to use the restrooms and enjoy some people watching in Soho, the part of London that is still a favourite haunt of celebrities, music stars, and londoners alike.

It was here that the classic

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, 47 Frith Street, London W1D 4HT England

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club is a London institution and is well known by music lovers across the world. Artists from the world of Jazz, and pop have performed here including the international icon Lady Gaga in 2015. But what is the link between this internationally renowned (and loved) Jazz Club, and its founder the famous tenor saxophonist have to do with the Beatles?

Pass By: Old Compton Street, London England

Old Compton Street was once home to the Beatles' tailor. Famous for their collarless suits, it was this tailor that created the signature look of the band, and ended up making over 500 outfits for the Beatles during their time, including suits for the film Hard Day's Night.

Pass By: Broadcasting House, Portland Pl, London W1A 1AA, UK

Broadcasting House is home to the BBC. Famous for banning records, the BBC banned a number of Beatles songs. Find out why some of the band's most famous numbers, including 'Come Together', and 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' where banned by the BBC, and why the song 'Back in the U.S.S.R' was banned by the BBC 23 years after it was first released.

Stop At: Wimpole Street, Wimpole St, London, UK

Wimpole Street was home to the Asher Family and where Paul McCartney lived when he was dating Jane Asher. But what happened to their relationship? Your guide will explain what happened and give you chance to take some photos outside the house were girls used to scream for Paul even when he wasn't even there!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Marylebone Station, Great Central House, Melcombe Place, London NW1 6JJ England

Marylebone Station stood in for Liverpool Lime Street in the Beatles' 1964 Film 'A Hard Day's Night'. Whilst at Marylebone Station you will learn about the films, a very well known moment from the film which was an accident caught on camera, and why both 'A Hard Day's Night' and 'Help' where made.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Old Marylebone Town Hall, 97-113 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5PT, UK

The Old Marylebone Town Hall is where numerous music and Hollywood legends have gotten married. Paul McCartney got married (twice!) and Ringo got married here in the 1980s.

If there isn't a wedding taking place, you can pop out of the cab and recreate some of the famous wedding photos, such as Paul and Linda kissing on the steps of the Old Town Hall.


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Abbey Road Studios, 3 Abbey Road, London NW8 9AY England

Abbey Road is the iconic recording studio in London. Greats such as Elgar have recorded here, and so has pretty much every rock and pop icon.

Of course, Abbey Road was where the famous 1969 album Abbey Road was recorded, and outside you will find the famous crossing which was used on the album's cover.

Whilst here you will have chance to have your photo taken walking across the famous crossing, visit the Abbey Road shop, and write your name on the wall outside where hundreds of visitors mark their visit every year.

During your time at Abbey Road your guide will also explain how at the time of the album's release it received mixed reviews, but how now its considered one of the greatest albums the Beatles ever produced.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cavendish Avenue, Cavendish Ave, London NW8, UK

Visit the street where Paul McCartney still lives in London. If you're lucky you may even catch a glimpse of the legendary Beatle!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Baker Street, London W1U England

Baker Street was once home to the legendary Apple Store a shop established by the Beatles. Described by Paul as ‘a beautiful place where beautiful people can buy beautiful things’ the shop was a financial disaster. But why? Your guide will explain all as we drive past the location where the shop once stood, and where the Beatles regularly manned the tills!

Stop At: Montagu Square, London W1H, UK

Montagu Square is where Ringo Star had his London flat in the 1960s. Sublet to Paul McCartney, John and Yoko, and even Jimmy Hendricks, the flat was where John was arrested for possession of Cannabis in 1968. But was the arrest what it seemed? Was Cannabis all that John was taking when he was arrested? And what happened to the flat after the arrest? Find out what happened to the arresting officer whilst visiting Montagu Square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Savile Row, London W1S, UK

Savile Row is famous for its suits, its tailors, and is the place where the Beatles performed together for the final time on their famous rooftop performance.

The performance cased traffic to grind to a hault, people to clamber up onto the roofs of nearby buildings, and for the police to be called! Why is this final performance so famous? Your guide will tell you all about it!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: London Palladium, 8 Argyll Street, London W1F 7TF England

The London Palladium is possibly the most iconic theatre in London and is known throughout the world for its theatre, variety, and concert performances. Home to ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’, between 1955-1967 it was this TV show which changed the Beatles' fortunes forever.

Headlining the show in 1963 demonstrated how popular they were with British audiences, and meant that the band were following in the footsteps of their idol Buddy Holly.

Outside the theatre you will discover how the performance on ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’ cemented the Beatles' fame, how fans supposedly rioted in the streets, and how it was this performance that led to the creation of the word 'Beatlemania'.

Duration: 10 minutes

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Sloane Square

Departure point

Sloane Square, London, UK


Recent reviews

Samuel_D   27th November 2022

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Corners and streets with so much to tell that only a London taxi driver with an special love for the beatles music could know Excellent tour

TLCottone   29th October 2022

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Our guide Tony was very knowledgeable and was the perfect guide into visiting the sites of Beatlemania. Highly recommended

aprilm538   27th June 2022

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Brilliant from beginning to end. Our guide certainly knew his stuff and then some. We were surprised at how much we learnt and in such a fun way. Highly recommend this tour without a doubt the best tour we have done.