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Swinging 60s Experience

#242 of 1,187 Tours in London
London, United Kingdom
About Swinging 60s Experience
Described by Group Tour Organiser Magazine as "The most immersive and compelling music experience to rock the streets of London", these bus tours are a must on your next trip to the Capital. Travel back to the cradle of British R&B and the locations that launched rock’s supergroups. Discover where music legends lived and still live today. Cruise the King’s Road - the beating heart of the Swinging 60s fashion culture and take time to visit some of London's celebrated music venue. You’ll soon see why our fun and engaging tours have been captivating music lovers from all over the world as you experience one of the most defining decades of the 20th century. Select from 90 minute and 3-hour​ tours or select a customised option, all with live commentary and the greatest hits of all time on an iconic Routemaster bus. Visit 60sBus.London for more information
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5 reviews
Experience the history of the Rolling Stones and discover multiple locations made significant by the band, including where they secured their first residency. Travel around town in an air-conditioned minivan listening to the band's biggest hits. Set off from central London, cruise down the King's Road, pass the former flat of Brian, Mick, and Keith, and head toward scenic Richmond-upon-Thames, the birthplace of the band.
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Travel back to the sites and sounds of Swinging London via its beating heart - the Kings Road, Chelsea. Discover cultural and fashion locations like *Mary Quant’s ‘Bazaar’, Tara Browne and John Crittle’s ‘Dandie Fashion’ and ‘Granny Takes A Trip’ - London’s first psychedelic boutique. You’ll see where 60s music legends lived and visit the legendary Troubadour, a music heritage shrine, unchanged from when Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix played there. There’s also a stop outside the iconic Royal Albert Hall for a must-have photo opportunity all to a backdrop of live commentary and 60s music supplied by pirates of the airwaves, Radio Caroline.
• Live commentary by knowledgable tour guides
• 60s music and original 'jingles' supplied by the 60s pirates, RADIO CAROLINE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many stories, Paul us a living encyclopedia of music and more of the 60's. In one word GREAT....It was a very detailed tour of more then two houers, of which we have lerened a lot.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us last Sunday, Shimi. I look forward to the opportunity of taking you down to Richmond on your next visit. Take care Paul

Reviewed August 3, 2019

We went with my mum on the tour, there was only the two of us so we were on a car with Paul, our guide. Paul knows so much things and will tell you some juicy anecdotes and show you such interesting places. 1h30 is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Purchased 3 tickets as a well deserved present for my parents and disabled sister. Unfortunately the experience they had was terrible and the after service response I received from the company director ‘Paul Endacott’ was absolutely disgusting. I should add that I was responding to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Dear Mr. Williams. Without going into semantics or correcting your inaccuracies, it seems the Swinging 60s London bus tour was simply not an ideal purchase for your elderly parents and disabled sister (as you describe them in your initial email). Whilst I am very sorry...More

Reviewed April 10, 2019

A brilliant afternoon being driven round some sights famous for bands & musicians from the 1960's with 60's music being played on the bus throughout. There was a running commentary, opportunities to visit certain places & the added bonus of 2 famous 60's musicians on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I've taken the bus tour a couple of times and it's worth every penny, great insight given into the many iconic sites of swinging London along the way and a lot of fun had by all. Music tourism in the UK is a growing industry...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thanks for spending the time to write a review David and so glad you enjoyed the experience. We are now adding a great incentive for groups to engage with our tours... from birthday and anniversary parties, school and college trips, club and social outings, corporate...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018

Was heading to London from Ireland for a family reunion. My 15 year music mad daughter found you guys online and asked to go. So glad we did! It was so much fun; the bas was ace, sitting upstairs with the cast of characters who...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

We hope you enjoyed the Beggars Banquet event Paul!! Thanks for spending the time to post your review and glad you had a great experience on the bus tour. Check out our new website which should be live next week and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Splendid journey through the unique cultural heritage of West London! The Routemaster bus along with the music of Radio Caroline really contribute to the Time Capsule Experience, it really feels like going back to the 1960s, a time when humanity was immensely culturally ahead (it's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thanks so much for spending the time to post your review Rodrigo. We hope to see you and your friends on another tour or event very soon. Check out our new website which should be going live next week. All the best Paul

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My BFF and I did this bus tour as part of our 50th Birthday celebrations. When we got to the pick up point there was a little confusion as to where we needed to be but once the bus arrived you couldn’t mistake it for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review Janice and look forward to welcoming you on board a future tour. Sorry to hear you were confused re the pick up point and will check the instructions once more to see if we can...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

The only reason I booked the tour which I booked through an advert on Facebook was to get to Twickenham and the Rolling Stones concert, but no if I had read the small print instead of going by the advert I would have read that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

I was not expecting anything less from you... err... well, the name says it all really. Whilst we strive to offer a great experience to all our passengers (the vast majority of our TripAdvisor reviews suggest we're not doing a bad job), there are some,...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The tour started at Hyde Park right outside the Hard Rock Cafe, and finished at the home of the original Crawdaddy club in Richmond. We passed through Chelsea, Pitney, Barnes, Richmond and Twickenham. Specially commissioned music provided by Radio Caroline was playing and the tour...More

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Enders55, Owner at Swinging 60s Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We look at all comments to determine how our customers are enjoing their tour as we strive to offer the ultimate Music Heritage Experience in London. Paul Endacott MUSIC HERITAGE LONDON - Preserving the legacy

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March 29, 2016|
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Hi there and thanks for your enquiry. We are in the process of creating a new tour schedule and will publicise all the information shortly on our Facebook page Or if you register your details on our, an email update will... More
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Thanks for responding guys... I was stuck in the nether regions of Cornwall over the last couple of days with no internet access! Back in the big smoke again now and looking forward to another weekend on the Swinging 60s... More