Beatles Tour Itinerary

The Beatles Pilgrimage 'FanVenture' Tour 

London and Liverpool

 

Here is our Standard 7 Night Beatles' 'Fanventure' Tour Itinerary 

 

Note: Following is our Standard Tour Itinerary for our  7 Night Fanventure Tour. The order and time in which events occur may vary by tour. Number of nights and itinerary may vary for special edition tours. Your Itinerary, specific to your tour, as well as info on travel to the UK, our recommendations, advice, maps of local areas, restaurants, markets and shops as well as and other useful and cost saving tips will be sent to you electronically.

London Day 1 - Arrival & Hotel Check In Day

Arrive London!!!

If you added inbound car service at our special price, youwill meet your driver upon exiting UK Immigrations [Passport Control]. If your driver is not waiting for you, go to car service kiosk in terminal [specific instructions will be provided to you]. 

Check into your London hotel.  Official Hotel Check In is 2pm.  The hotel is very accommodating to Beatle Pilgrimage Tour guests and will allow you to check in early as availability permits.  If that is not an option,

you can check your bags in the secure room at the hotel and take advantage of the fabulous location and see a bit of London!!  Nearby sites include:  Buckingham Palace, where the changing of the Guard occurs almost daily, Explore Westminster Cathedral, Parliament Churchill Museum and much more!  Maps to attractions within walking distance from your hotel will be included in your 'Beatles Pilgrimage Tour Survival Guide!!!'

We will meet in hotel lobby area at 6:15pm for a quick meet and greet then off for our 'Hello' Welcome dinner. Let's get to know each other and discuss a few items about the tour and answer your questions. Remember! Keep your  Tour Itinerary containing with you as an convenient reference to scheduled events.

Estimated End Time: 8:30 - 9 pm

Expected Walking:

Today, walking is only two short blocks from Hotel to dinner.

Included meals: Dinner.

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London Day 2 - Full Central London Coach Tour

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 8:50 am, ready, steady, go!

Enjoy your professional London Beatles Guide on a great day in The Beatles' Central London 

Abbey Road Crossing; Apple Headquarters at Savile Row [Rooftop Concert], Scotch of St. James, Indica Gallery, Marylebone Station, Bag O' Nails, NEMS London Office, The Palladium, MPL and and so much more along the way in Central London. Beatles places you want to see and more! A Great Beatles Day!!!

Time is allocated to get that great picture making the Abbey Road crossing. Listen to your host instructions to get the best shot. Of course, we allow time at the Abbey Rd Merchandise Shop... fans love it!

Meet Tony Bramwell!!! 

Expected Walking:

On level ground. One or two occurrences where we will walk roughly a 1/2 mile at a casual pace. There are Beatles locations in Central London that are not accessible by our coach that you must see.

Estimated End Time: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, depending on London traffic & construction conditions.

Included meals:

Breakfast [at hotel} and Lunch

 Your Evenings in London are free.  Options in London include:

The London Hard Rock Cafe is about a 10 GBP cab fare from your hotel. Cabs hold up to 5 people. Whether you enjoy Hard Rocks or not, this London Hard Rock is special, it is the original where Clapton donated one of his guitars and Pete Townshend soon followed... the rest is history. If you wish to go the the Hard Rock for dinner, merchandise, tour of the memorabilia vault or all of these, your Beatles Tour host can assist.

Plan ahead... 'Wicked' and 'Hamilton'  are in theaters within 10 minutes walking distance of your hotel. Other London shows are nearby.

Buckingham Palace, St. James Park, The London Eye, Big Ben, Parliament and Westminster Abbey are all in walking distance [about 20 min walk one way or a short cab ride from your hotel.  Take this opportunity for some London sightseeing and exploring London dinner options along the way.

Take a two block walk to the Victoria Rail Station and see an real example of Victorian architecture in its splendor.

A map of Restaurants and Markets in the hotel area are provided in your Beatles Pilgrimage tour Travel & Tour Guide 

Beatles Tour

London Day 3 - Coach tour to the London Environs 

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 8:50 am, ready, steady, go!

Enjoy your professional London Beatles Guide on a great day in The Beatles' Film locations on the outskirts of London

We'll visit towns such as Chiswick & Twickenham. This is the area where most of the local filming of A Hard Days Night & Help took place as well as the Rain & Paperback Writer videos. The videos where George said 'You might say we invented MTV',  You will enjoy lunch at the pub used in 'A Hard Day’s Night’ and where, we recently discovered, the Hard Days Night cast party was held and Tony Bramwell told us the lads actually played here multiple times !!!

Interview with Tony Bramwell... Q & A!!!

 

As time permits, we may include stops in Central London at other interesting and legendary London Rock sites and Beatles stops. 

Estimated End Time: 4:30 - 5:30 pm, depending on London traffic & construction conditions.

 

Expected walking today –

There will be one or two occurrences where we will walk about 1/2 mile at a casual pace. This includes a walk through beautiful Chiswick Park 

Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

To Liverpool!!!

London Day 4 - London to Liverpool

with stop at Henley-on-Thames and Stratford-on-Avon

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 8:50 am, ready, steady, go!

 

Private Deluxe Coach  from our London hotel to the Hard Days’ Night Hotel in Liverpool 

Two stops on this travel day...

  • We will make a very special stop at George’s home Friar Park in Henley-on-Thames. You will have a 45 minutes to an hour to stroll along this charming village and see the shops, cafes, the 13th century church and Dusty Springfield's final resting place.

  • We are planning to make a second stop at Stratford-on-Avon, home of William Shakespeare and to see a bit of England on our transportation day. It will about 1 1/2 hour stop. 

In Liverpool!! After you check in your room and have time to freshen up....

 

Meet in Lobby at 6pm... The Beatles Ale Trail to pub made famous by The Beatles... The 'Phil'hamonic, Ye Cracke and The Jacaranda.

 

Every Night!!! The Cavern, steps away from the HDN hotel on Mathew Street, typically has no cover charge, is always best bet for evening entertainment... Check your Survival Guide for 'What's on' each night at The Cavern.  Typically it is free to enter The Cavern.  Some nights there may be a nominal admission [3 - 5 GBPs]. On the weekend  'premium' band gigs may cost 10 - 20 GBPs admission.

Other options are The [famous] Grapes Pub where  you can meet the friendly local and where The Beatles drank between sets at The Cavern.  The Cavern Pub and Thomas Rigby Pub [one block from hotel, a favorite old pub with lots of history & atmosphere are other great options close to our hotel.

Included meals:  Breakfast Only on travel day to Liverpool

Liverpool Beatles Tour

Liverpool Day 5 - The National Trust Tour, The Beatles Story & Beatles Statues

[times may vary by tour]

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 9 am...

During the day, you will be scheduled to take the guided tour of John and Paul's childhood homes presented by Britain's National Trust. Your Beatles Host will escort you to the tour pick up point where a National Trust coach driver will meet you and drive you to each home where you will be greeted by a  professional guide and see the homes where young John & Paul collaborated "eyeball to eyeball" on such hits as Love Me Do, I Saw Her Standing There, When I'm Sixty Four and One After 909 to name but a few.

 

Upon return from National Trust Tour.. Lunch Break at Albert Dock and then... The Beatles Story

Evening... The Cavern is always best bet for great music night

Rock Band Tour
Beatles Concert

Photo op at the FAB Beatles Statues and, if time permits and optional... 'Ferry 'cross The Mersey' departs on the hour. Obtain ticket in Ferry Terminal and ready to board 10 minutes before the hour. First Ferry at 10am.. last at 4pm.

The Cavern always best bet for late night live music.

Included Meals:  Breakfast & Group Dinner

Liverpool Day 6 - 4 - 5 Hour Tour of The Beatles' Liverpool with Jackie then meet Freda Kelly

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 9:15 am... 

 

4 - 5 Hour  coach tour with our guide Jackie. 

The day includes [but not limited to], Beatle Homes and Birthplaces, The Casbah Coffee Club*

 St. Peter's Church Hall, site of the fete the day Paul met John, Eleanor Rigby's grave site, Penny Lane and the Development Trust, Strawberry Field and more. Lunch at Strawberry Field !!! [included]

Estimated End Time: 2pm

2 - 5 pm Admission to the Liverpool Beatles Museum [at your leisure]. 

Less than 5 minute walk from hotel... Pete Best's brother Roag displays an amazing collection of Beatles memorabilia from Pete and his late father, Neil Aspinall, Beatles Road Manager and former Apple Corp. president. 

5:00 pm Meet Freda Kelly

The Cavern always best bet for late night live musi

Meals... Breakfast and Lunch at Strawberry Field!!!

Liverpool Day 7 - 4 - 5 Hour Tour of The Beatles' Liverpool with Jackie then Liverpool Beatles Museum, Free Time, Good-Bye Dinner...  

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 9:15 am... 

 

4 - 5 Hour  coach tour with our guide Jackie. Continuing where we left off yesterday and ending at the Casbah Coffee Club with a wonderful presentation of its history usually delivered by a member of the [Pete] Best family.

 

*Note: The Casbah Coffee Club offers a step back in time and is amazing.  If you are interested, in purchasing unique merchandise you can't buy anywhere else, please bring cash as credit cards are not accepted. T-Shirts avg about 20 GBP. Plan accordingly! 

 

If you missed it yesterday... time for the Liverpool Beatles Museum on Mathew Street. Pete Best's brother Roag displays an amazing collection of Beatles memorabilia from Pete and his late father, Neil Aspinall, Beatles Road Manager and former Apple Corp. president.

 

Suggested activities [if time permits] include Souvenir & Memorabilia Shopping!!!,  The British Music Experience, or a 50 minute scenic 'Ferry 'cross The Mersey' ride [cost 10 GBPs], the Liverpool Museum and DON'T MISS...your photo at the new Beatles Statue near Albert Dock. 

Meet in Hotel Lobby at 6:30pm... for last photos, exchange of emails and our 'Good Bye' Dinner at a favorite Liverpool restaurant, just a short walk from our hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.

Beatles Music

Liverpool Day 8 - Check Out Liverpool Hotel

Check out time at your Liverpool is usually 11am. Please confirm at the hotel desk.

If your return flight departs Manchester Airport today, car service will be scheduled to pick you up at the hotel at least 3 hours prior to your departure time. We will confirm the time with you the night before departure. This transportation service is included in your tour package.

If your plans call for another airport or travel destination, you have made arrangements, either independently or through our travel associate, to get to your next destination. In this case, the transportation service is not included in your tour package.