Est. 1985

The British Music Cities Tour – PLATINUM TOUR

  • The Beatles Story - Instruments inside Abbey Road ©The Beatles Story, Liverpool

    The Beatles Story - Abbey Road
  • The Beatles Story - Abbey Road sign and Studios entrance ©The Beatles Story, Liverpool

    The Beatles Story - Abbey Road
  • The Beatles Story - Sgt Pepper costumes ©The Beatles Story, Liverpool

    The Beatles Story, Liverpool - Sgt Pepper costumes
  • Beatles Yellow Submarine ©The Beatles Story, Liverpool

    Beatles Yellow Submarine
  • British Music Experience, Liverpool - Ziggy

    British Music Experience, Liverpool - Ziggy
  • Magical Mystery Bus ©Marketing Liverpool

    The Beatles Story, Liverpool - Magical Mystery Tour bus
  • Salford Lads Club, Manchester

    Salford Lads Club, Manchester
  • Hard Rock Cafe Manchester - Exterior

    Hard Rock Cafe Manchester - Exterior
  • Hard Rock Cafe London - Bar

    Hard Rock Cafe London - Bar
7 day tour
Prices available on request

Step back in time, hear the stories, enjoy the songs, relive the memories and see the sights on this unique tour which visits the three British music capitals of London, Liverpool and Manchester.

British music is celebrated the world over. From the ‘British Invasion’ in the swinging ’60s, punk of the ’70s, and the Cool Britannia of the ’90s, the richness and diversity of British popular music inspires fans worldwide. Rock legends such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones, The Sex Pistols, and Oasis all originated here, and on this tour you can see where they amongst others began their careers, performed and recorded their music, and understand the social, economic and political factors which influenced their sound.

Find out more about the British Music Cities Tour

6 night tours departing every Sunday from April to October from London for FIT and Groups

1. Sunday x 2 nights 4* Hard Rock Hotel*, London
2. Tuesday x 2 nights 4* Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool
3. Thursday x 2 nights 4* Midland Hotel, Manchester

Great music hotels:
• The Hard Rock Hotel, London – Opened in May 2019 and formally the Cumberland Hotel. Former residence of Jim Hendrix
• Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool – a unique Beatle’s themed hotel, next door to the famous Cavern Club
• Midland Hotel, Manchester – an iconic former Station hotel standing for more than 120 years – the meeting point of Mr Rolls & Mr Royce !

As an alternative to this tour, we are pleased to introduce for 2023 our Silver Tour – same tour just not quite so grand hotels (and without the music heritage). Please follow link for more details.


Departs every Sunday April to October 2023 & 2024

Itinerary - Sunday arrival in London

Day 1 Sunday

London – Welcome to London

Early evening – Meet and greet service at the Hard Rock Hotel, London.

Optional visit to the Troubadour Club and restaurant, this original 1954 music heritage venue helped launch the career of Bob Dylan and Sammy Davis Jnr or Ronnie Scotts the famous Jazz club since 1959.

Day 2 Monday

London Monsters of Rock – Full day Tour

After breakfast, make your way to St James for 9 am to start your Full day “Monsters of Rock” tour

Morning: history of British rock and it’s foundations, from blues and jazz to skiffle, folk, and into the heart of swingin’ 60s classic rock through 70s punk and the New Wave and New Romantics of the 80s, 90s Brit Pop and today.

Take a walk in your favourites’ footsteps through the narrow, winding streets of Soho. Then to North London including the hip artist and market area of Camden, where clubs and pub venues abound around the street art filled canals. Includes the famous Abbey Road Crossing

Artists on the morning tour include: Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Rolling Stones, Bowie, Elton John, Led Zep, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Boy George, Clash, Sex Pistols, Madness and more.

There will be free time for you to take lunch independantly

Afternoon: Tour sites that made the Sixties swing; where London’s hippie underground ‘counter-culture’ took off; where the 70s punk revolution took place. See the boutiques, pubs, clubs that MADE these decades, inspiring hundreds of well-known lyrics and melodies! Visit the ‘off the beaten track’ areas Chelsea, Kensington, Notting Hill and St John’s Wood. Artists include: Beatles, Stones, Eric Clapton & Cream, Pink Floyd, Marianne Faithfull, The Who, Bob Marley, Led Zep, Clash, Jimi Hendrix, Adele and more. 

Evening – Take a meal at London’s original Hard Rock Cafe, Eric Clapton’s favourite, plus free entrance to The Hard Rock Vault, a must-see exhibition of rare memorabilia from the legends of music history.

Day 3 Tuesday

Liverpool and the Beatles Museum

Mid Morning – Enjoy a train journey with Avanti West Coast from London to Liverpool.

Afternoon –  Visit to the Liverpool Beatles Museum owned by Roag Best, the brother of original Beatle Pete Best, and packed with unique Beatles memorabilia.

Evening – Optional visit to the Jacaranda Pub, an iconic music venue, frequented by The Beatles before they became famous or to the Philharmonic Dining Rooms, a favourite pub of John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe (the original bass player in the band).

Day 4 Wednesday

Liverpool and the Magical Mystery Tour

Breakfast in ‘Blakes’  A unique Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’ inspired restaurant located in the hotel, ask the concierge for a unique tour of the hotels’s Beatles artwork and memorabilia.

Morning – Visit the award winning Beatles Story – the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of the Beatles.

Afternoon – Take the Magical Mystery Bus Tour; hear the songs, stories and see the former homes, schools and sites associated with the Fab Four.

Evening – Optional dinner in the Cavern Restaurant restaurant followed by a visit to the world famous Cavern Club, the live music venue made famous by The Beatles.

Day 5 Thursday

British Music Experience and Manchester

Morning – Visit The British Music Experience, view the story of British music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from The Beatles and Bowie to Adele, Oasis and X Factor.

Afternoon – Transfer to Manchester by private car, then free time to explore Manchester.

Evening – Optional visit to the ‘Night and Day Bar’ a famous live music venue in central Manchester.

Day 6 Friday

The Manchester Music Story Tour and Hard Rock Cafe

Morning – Enjoy a 3 hour private guided walking tour discovering how Manchester’s unique sound shaped the world’s music. Hear the stories and see former venues from local bands such as, The Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, The Smiths, Morrissey, Oasis, Joy Division, New Order, Stone Roses and Happy Mondays plus Factory Records and the location of the legendary Hacienda night club.

Afternoon – Enjoy a meal at Manchester’s Hard Rock Cafe.

Evening – Optional to visit ‘Band on the Wall’, a live music venue so named because bands used to play on a stage halfway up the wall to make room in the pub or Matt and Phreds, a laid back basement club hosting live jazz, funk and soul acts.

Day 7 Saturday

Return home or stay a few days to explore England

Morning – Optional transfer to Manchester Airport or take the train to London.

Featured Hotels

Hard Rock Hotel London ****

Discover cutting-edge design in the heart of London where Oxford Street meets Park Lane. The spectacular, spacious lobby creates a striking first impression with contemporary lighting, modern amenities and luxurious surroundings. Every feature is beautifully considered at this 1,000 bedroom iconic Hyde Park hotel, from the unique Jimi Hendrix Suite to fine restaurants and bars.

Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool ****

A ‘Fab-Four’ star hotel in Liverpool, Hard Days Night Hotel is the world’s only Beatles inspired hotel. Housed in a magnificent Grade II listed building dating back to 1884, this beautifully restored hotel is steeped in history. All 110 rooms are individually designed and elegantly furnished with specially commissioned Beatles-inspired artwork. Sitting adjacent to the Cavern Club and close to an array of famous Beatles landmarks, the hotel is the perfect choice for music lovers.

Midland Hotel Manchester ****

The award-winning four star Midland Hotel Manchester hotel is one of the city’s oldest and most iconic buildings. The hotel has a award winning restaurant , tea room, bar and a Rena Health spa

Nett Trade Price 7 day tour with 4 star hotels
2023 dates  Please contact us for current prices



Nett Trade Price  7 day tour with 4 star hotels 
2024 Dates Please enquire for details


There will be a supplement for occupancy of a single room  

This tour is available for individuals and groups and starts in London every Sunday between April & October 2023 & 2024

Please note that we offer trade rates which are nett and non commissionable and are only available to Accredited Travel Organisations

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