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A Magical History Tour

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Address: Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90406
Phone Number: +1 310-582-1120
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The only Beatles tour of Los Angeles. We visit 25+ places that are Beatles...

The only Beatles tour of Los Angeles. We visit 25+ places that are Beatles connected - Where they lived, hung out, recorded, played etc. The hostess is not only from Liverpool, but also a Beatles news reporter.

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Insight Tours Best Of Britain

Our tour was in June of 2016. It was well above average. The sights of England, Scotland and Wales were perfect. Food, hotels and tours were all first rate. Our guide was Ian... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our tour was in June of 2016. It was well above average. The sights of England, Scotland and Wales were perfect. Food, hotels and tours were all first rate. Our guide was Ian Mckinven. His stories, insight and history made the trip so exciting. By bringing the history to each site gave life to the tour. Ian's sense of humor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour with Gillian in August of '16. My wife and I made our reservation rather last minute, and Gillian was very accommodating. We woke up, fell out of bed, and drove up to Santa Monica from down Newport way. This was more than a Beatles tour of LA. It encompasses coastal views, travels along iconic streets &... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We went on this tour on our first day in LA and never dreamed that we would get to see so much and hear so many cool stories about the Beatles, etc.!! We saw every place that was on my 'must see' list as well as several places I'd forgotten about or had never even heard of. Gillian really knows... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This will be my second Magical Trip ! I went on this tour a few months back with a group of people & had to go again. I brought some friends, who are here from out-of-town, They love the Beatles & wanted to go to the Grammy museum to see the Beatles exhibit & somehow see Los Angeles at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

I went on this tour as part of a birthday celebration for a friend. It was so cool! Gillian's knowledge of Beatles history (as well as other celebrity and music history and locations) made me feel like an insider with special access and information. In fact I felt like I was with a really cool friend who was showing me... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a blast! We had a great time on the tour hearing about the Beatles from Gillian! If you're interested in the Fab Four, music history, or just wanting a wonderful day out, put this tour on your "must do" list! Thanks Gill and all the best! -Kevin & Mona

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

I am a huge Beatles fan and I found out things I didn't know. Thanks Jillian for a wonderful magical history tour.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

First of all Gillian Lomax is one of the most fun people to spend the day with and How she has so much knowledge of the Beatles blows me away.. I thought I knew a thing or two but come to find out I really didn't. This tour was one of the very best things we did on our vacation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Gillean really knows her stuff ! If you want a knowledgable, honest, lovely, down to earth tour guide pick Gillean. We had a great tour, Gillean makes the tour fun and interesting. She really cares about everyone on the tour and makes you feel special - other tour guides don't have that personal touch she has! Highly recommended ! A... More 

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Gilly041, Manager at A Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Thanks so much Tiffany. We thoroughly enjoyed having you aboard! More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

WOW, what an experience.Like OMG does Gillian know her stuff .You have to take this tour . You will learn everything there is to know about the Beatles.Would highly recommend this tour to all my friends and family . Thanks again for a wonderful day

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Thanks Chickhazzard. I'm had hoped I'd passed the audition! the tea and biccies were spiffing. More 

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