City Guide

5 of the Best Places for Music Lovers in London

The Beatles Abbey Road

Abbey Road
Location: St. John’s Wood, London
Why go: Follow the footsteps of English rock band legend the Beatles and take a walk at the iconic Abbey Road

Handel House Museum
Location: 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London
Why go: Visit what once was the home of the legendary German-born British baroque composer George Frideric Handel and see the flat next door where American rocker Jimi Hendrix also lived at some point

Honest Jon’s
Location: Portobello Road, Ladbroke Grove, London
Why go: Independent record store with an extensive collection of records — from jazz to folk and a lot more in between

London Rock and Roll Walks
Location: various
Why go: Explore London’s rock and roll trail that will take you to places like the Marquee Club, Tin Pan Alley, the spot where Oasis shot its What’s The Story Morning Glory album cover, and the place where the Beatles first played in the city among others.

Phonica
Location: 51 Poland Street, Soho, London
Why go: An independent vinyl records shop where you can browse through a wide collection of house and electronica records and more