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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a trip to Stonehenge from Bournemouth with Dorset Day Trips. It was an excellent trip and not expensive. We had a time slot when we arrived at Stonehenge so there was no waiting. I have been several times before but with the new museum...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

My husband and I were recently in the UK and spent some time in Bournemouth. December is not the optimum time to go as a lot of tours and cruises are closed. Lucky for us Daren Gapper was still running his day tours on with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We had a great day traveling around in Snowie (the VW camper van) seeing the sites with Daren. Lots to see and great company.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Daren's Jurassic Coast tour was a fantastic experience for my husband and me on our recent UK trip. He knew his history, took us to all the best spots, and gave us just the right amount of time to learn and explore. Highly recommended!! Jill...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill F
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review, Jill – I’m so pleased you both enjoyed the trip! We run tours all year round and they are ideal for couples (I can usually arrange a way around my minimum number of passengers) as well as families...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

It was a pleasure taking you both to see some of the best sights of Dorset and the Jurassic Coast, Gail, especially on your anniversary – thanks so much for your review! It’s always worth visitors to the area giving me a call, as I...More

Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael O
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

I’m so pleased you all enjoyed the tour, Michael, thanks so much for your review! A tour in my VW camper is a great way to celebrate an anniversary or special occasion and as you found, in Snowy I have the ability to go off...More

Reviewed 1 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!More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thanks so much for your review, Darla – I’m really pleased you all enjoyed the trip! It’s always a pleasure to show visitors the local sights & share the tales/history of Dorset ...plus add a little of my magic sparkle from Snowy the VW of...More

Reviewed 31 August 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Seth S
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

It was a real pleasure showing you the best sights of Dorset, Seth – thanks so much for your review & kind words! As I’ve done a lot of family research myself, this often helps if people want to visit places in or near Dorset...More

Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John S
Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 18 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 14 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 18 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

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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
8 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
9 March 2017|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
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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