Meet your hosts/drivers/vehicles
Gareth Jex (and Jenson) driving “Borris”
A photographer, passionate car enthusiast and company director Gareth has lived in and around Farnham for over 20 years running a highly successful international live events and exhibition agency. With business partner Luke they started Surrey 4 x 4 Tours to create a unique way for people to experience the countryside they know and love. Combining his passion for personal service and hospitality, Gareth will drive you in ‘Borris’ his 8 seater Land Rover Defender soft top.
In addition to Surrey 4×4 Tours, Gareth is also a member of Hampshire and Berkshire 4×4 Response, Charity no. 1157191 – a group of volunteers who offer their time and their 4 x 4 vehicles to provide assistance to the emergency services, local authorities and other volunteer organisations.
Borris has been specially fitted out for Surrey 4×4 Tours with 6 buckets seats in the rear, each with a three-point safety harness. A full roll cage has been fitted.
Luke Welvaert driving “Tonka”
A graphic designer by trade, Luke is a passionate lover of all things wildlife. When he’s not driving people around in his Landrover, you’ll find him trapping crayfish or riding a dirtbike around the local byways. Raised in Farnham, Luke’s knowledge of the local Surrey byways is extensive, there aren’t many greenlanes that he hasn’t driven, or fallen off a dirtbike on.
Luke’s short wheelbase defender (Tonka) seats a maximum of 5 guests (6 if they’re are small enough to sit in the middle seat up front) and also features a full rear roll cage.
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