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Dorset Day Trips
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Dorset Day Trips offer an exciting range of award-winning guided sightseeing day tours around Dorset & the New Forest, all from the comfort of our fantastic ‘70’s-style VW camper! With pick-ups in Poole or Bournemouth, the VW comfortably seats 7...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
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+44 7443 496970
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daren went above and beyond to accommodate us after our tour with Dorset Tours was cancelled at the last minute. Daren’s knowledge of history and the locations was top notch! We will never forget seeing the East Cliff at West Bay - definitely a highlight...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

For those of you who arrive at these pages looking for information on what Dorset Day Trips have to offer will be met with many positive, if not effusive, reviews. My wife and I were looking for something different to help our daughter, Sam, celebrate...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We only one day to tour Dorset and we were thrilled that we picked this tour. Daren was so friendly and informative. We had a blast. We’d definitely recommend this!

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend. We took a number of different tours in this area and this tour was by far the best. Daren went above and beyond to accommodate our family of 7. Daren was very informative about each stop and did a wonderful job tying in...More

Thank Seth S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We have just spent two days on tour with Daren in Snowy and thoroughly enjoyed both the trips of the Jurassic coast and the Hardy's country trip today. We would highly recommend this to anyone and have seen and learnt a lot about Dorset including...More

Thank John S
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

I’m so pleased you both enjoyed the tours, John - thanks so much for your review and for spending your valuable time and money with Dorset Day Trips! Hope to see you on your next visit to Dorset!

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Jurassic Coast Tour with Darren and Snowy Steve and me visited Portland for a few days and I booked a surprise tour with Darren for our anniversary to see the Jurassic Coast. We had the most amazing experience visiting some of the best places in...More

Thank Peyton F
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks so much for your review – I’m really pleased you both enjoyed the trip! A tour in Snowy the VW is a great way to celebrate an anniversary or special occasion - I try to make every trip in Snowy special, whatever the time...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were picked up by Daren from our hotel and introduced to Snowy, his VW camper van. Daren is an accomplished guide, and his knowledge of the area is immense, interspersing historical facts with little gems of information that only a local person would know....More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

It was a pleasure showing you the best sights of countryside Dorset – thanks so much for your review! There’s so much to see here in Dorset that coming on one of my trips is the best way to see as much as possible in...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Melisa and I visited Bournemouth for the weekend and we booked a tour with Darren to see the Jurassic Coast. We had the most amazing experience visiting some of the best places in Dorset with Darren and Snowy. Darren is a very understanding and caring...More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

I’m so pleased you both enjoyed the tour - thanks so much for your review & kind words! We do our level best to make sure every trip is special, and your exclusive upgrade meant it was even better - I’m so pleased you had...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a different experience Darren is your man! We liked so much the first trip that we booked a second one immediatly!! You can be sure that Darren will explain you anything you want to know. Besides, you can get with...More

Thank Jose B
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for your review & kind words, Jose – I’m so pleased you all enjoyed the tours! Yes, Snowy the VW reaches the parts other tours just cannot reach! And I always think it’s important for guests to have great photos of their adventure...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My friend Sara and I travelled a bit through Dorset for a couple of days, but as we both were at the time underage and didn't have a driving licence, this was an amazing opportunity! The weather wasn't the best that day, but "Snowie" surely...More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

It was a pleasure showing you both the best sights of the Purbecks & Jurassic Coast – thanks so much for your review, and no problem re the delay! As you found, there are often great surprises on our tours! Hope to see you for...More

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Santosh K
1 July 2018|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
Hi Santosh - please just go to my website dorsetdaytrips. co. uk direct or via the business details at the top of this tripadvisor page, and you'll find a contact link and booking page there. I hope that helps, Daren
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Julius M
9 December 2017|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question! Although generally I don't let dogs on board (principally because I'm allergic!), I have made exceptions in the past and as long as it's well-behaved this should be fine, so long as it doesn't... More
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jankay58
10 March 2017|
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Hi, thanks for getting in touch! The cost of our trips depends on a number of factors (type of tour, route, etc, etc), so the best thing to do is please drop me an email (click on the link on the tripadvisor summary for... More
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