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Durdle Door, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove or the Jurassic Coast caught your eye? How about beautiful Sherborne Abbey, the Hardy Monument or Cerne Giant near Dorchester? Or lovely Lyndhurst in the New Forest? Or maybe you’d like to visit some Purbeck pubs, or want the very best sightseeing excursion tour from a cruise ship visiting Portland? Well these are just some of the fantastic places that you can explore and activities you can do with Dorset Day Trips!! 

We offer an exciting range of award-winning & unique guided sightseeing day tours around Dorset and the New Forest, all from the comfort of our fantastic new(-ish!) ‘70’s-style Volkswagen camper van. You’ll be given a warm welcome on board, and the most exclusive & informative, friendly & fun tour is assured!

Leave the car behind and let us do the driving while you sit back, relax and enjoy the sights and scenery and hear stories of local history and heroes, characters, culture and wildlife. The VW comfortably seats 7 passengers, making our trips really personal and fun. It also means we can fit anywhere a car can go, opening up places that even larger minibuses just cannot go! And there’ll be refreshments along the way, plus opportunities to sample local hospitality.

Our aim is to make sure all our guests have a fantastic, fun day out in Dorset! So please browse our tour summary, and book up to have a great time!

COVID-19: Rest assured that for everyone’s safety and peace-of-mind, we’ve maintained measures that follow government & industry covid-19 guidelines regarding social distancing, cleaning, etc.

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Concessions for Kids and Seniors!

Student Discount too!

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Tours and some of their highlights include:

Cruise Ship Excursions

Visiting Portland on a cruise? Then this is the most exclusive, unique & friendly shore excursion tour available to see the best of the beautiful English county of Dorset and its stunning Jurassic Coast.

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The Purbecks & Jurassic Coast Day Out

Explore with us the natural wonders of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site and hear stories of smuggling, pirates, local characters and heroes on the castle-filled Isle of Purbeck!

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Hardy’s Dorset Day Out

Discover the rolling Dorset countryside & old market towns that inspired the world renowned novelist Thomas Hardy. Not just for his fans though, with scenic views & ancient monuments all along the way!

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The Jurassic Ale Trail (or “Spritzer Special”)

This fantastic tour takes you to the best sights of the Purbecks and Jurassic Coast day out, but visits a handful of amazing country pubs along the way!

The New Forest Day Out

Visit William the Conqueror’s old hunting ground of ancient woods and rolling heathland, the National Park home of the famous New Forest ponies.

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Broadchurch & Jurassic Coast Day Out

Visit the seaside town of West Bay and its famous golden East Cliff, plus explore other stunning sights on Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast!