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“Purple mania”
Review of Scarper Tours

Scarper Tours
Ranked #16 of 65 Tours in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fun and Friendly Stonehenge Tours, direct from the City of Bath
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The bright purple of the buses and the shirts of the staff made it easy to locate and keep track of them. We used this company for a tour from bath to Stonehenge. The driver was very personable and delivered helpful hints as we went along, including the Uffington White Horse, something I had heard about as a child. He organised our tickets for Stonehenge and clearly advised us on what was to be expected. I would definitely use this company again.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank tonig438
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Sally H, Owner at Scarper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Toni G.
The purple buses and t-shirts make it very easy for our customers to find us and give us a clear identity so I'm glad you found them useful. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels... Best wishes!

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"purple bus"
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"great tour"
in 34 reviews
"abbey hotel"
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"driver john"
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"comfortable ride"
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"pleasant trip"
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"half day tour"
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"interesting points"
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"meeting point"
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"small bus"
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"our tour guide"
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"explore bath"
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"roman baths"
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I visited Stonehenge thanks to Scarper Tour and It has been one of the best tour I've ever done. The driver picked us up on perfect time and during the trip that lasts approximately 1 hour he showed and told us interesting things. Once in stonehenge we were provided of audio guide and general info. It's absolutely the best way to visit stonehenge and the price is honest and affordable. Five stars!!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank _tanya_romano
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant morning at Stonehenge. Pick up is right outside abbey hotel, so bang in the centre of bath. Really well organised. Recommend highly!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jack N
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I decided to opt for their Stonehenge trip based on the positive reviews that they have and they didn't disappoint. The purple coloured buses arrived to pick us up outside the Huntsman right on time. Our driver cum guide Chris did a great job of telling about the locations that we passed through and of arranging our tickets and audio guides. The trip is appropriately timed and quite punctual. However the seats of the bus are a bit narrow.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ShikshaC
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I had compared travelling to Stonehenge from Bath by ourselves with taking a tour group and it was cheaper to go with a group. Scarper was the only company I could find going from Bath. The booking was easy to make online and gave all details needed. The bus was easy to find, only purple bus in the lot, and it was a smaller sized group so you wouldn't get lost in a big crowd. Our driver was Chris, who was very pleasant and welcoming. He pointed out little landmarks and facts as we drove past and through little towns on the way. It was very easy when we arrived, Chris organised our wrist bands and audio guides and directed us where to go. He made it very clear what time we would be departing so there was no confusion in the group. On the way back he provided some more information in the form of a display folder to pass around. A very enjoyable trip and would highly recommend.
The only thing I could suggest would be to increase the time at Stonehenge by about 30 minutes to allow people time to walk from the visitors centre to Stonehenge if they wanted. By the time we listened to the audio guide, and we did not spend time dilly dallying, we didn't think we would have enough time to walk back and still get to see the exhibition properly so had to catch the shuttle bus both ways.

Date of experience: July 2017
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