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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 3 weeks ago

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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

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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

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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

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 18 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 18 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 4 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

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 18 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

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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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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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