Get the 4x4 off the tarmac to find out just what it's capable of. Learn to drive at some extreme angles, negotiate slopes and traverses and even tackle water crossings on a specially designed off road course. Your instructor will start with a demo drive then you take over the Land Rover Discovery for forty minutes driving. Just you and the instructor share the car (unless you have brought spectators along for the ride), so it's your opportunity to go ahead and push your driving skills to the limit.
Available from Tuesday to Sunday throughout the year. The centre is closed on Mondays.
Min age 17 and max weight 18 stone. Max height 6'5''. All participants must hold a valid driving licence and produce the original on the day. Must inform us of any medical conditions beforehand please, to ensure your suitability to participate.
Driving might be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving dangerous (please call the venue if in any doubt). If this happens, you will be rebooked for an alternative date.
Lasts for one hour including a briefing, instructor demonstration and 40 minutes driving time.
Other than the instructor demonstration, all Land Rover driving time is held on a one-to-one basis.
There is a viewing area from which photographs can be taken and hot drinks are also available. Up to two spectators can choose to ride with the participant in the 4x4 for a fee of £20 each (arrange and pay on the day).
We recommend sensible, outdoor clothing suitable for driving. Ground conditions are rough and a strong shoe with ankle protection is therefore advisable. No high heels please!
Had a fantastic day! What an experience. Communication was on the ball. Even got a text the day before. I would really recommend the experience.
The instructor was informative, patient and funny dispelling any nerves I had. The experience was nothing like I had imagined as I made my way round the purpose built course in a V8 Land Rover Discovery uphill, downhill, reversing blindly up slopes, driving through large puddles and side driving which leaves you slightly exhilarated you made it round in one piece and didn't tip over. The only disappointment was there were no photo opportunities as originally stated in the description but would recommend to anyone who is thinking of having a go, make it happen! Thank you True Grip Team.
Great time with very good advice from andy the teacher excellent
Enjoyed the off road adventure, good instructor. Lovely surroundings. Efficient and kept to time.
The centre staff were great and the course was good fun. Wish I had booked longer!
Great morning more than worth £50
A purpose-built course situated in stunning farmland / countryside. On arrival at the venue there is ample parking and a reception building with all-important tea & coffee-making facilities, clean toilets etc. An instructor then drives you (in the 4x4) approx 1 mile through farmland to the actual course, explaining some of the key technical concepts as you go. Once off the public road, you take the driving seat! My instructor proved to be very patient and knowledgeable. The sequence of events is that you are directed to bring the vehicle up to a particular obstacle (e.g. steep slope, water, etc), pause, and the instructor then explains the correct manner in which to tackle the obstacle. Then you drive through it... On my visit in January there was the added bonus of genuine snow & ice! There are a range of obstacles with varying steepness, the instructor deciding which ones will be safe (and yet still challenging), according to weather conditions & participant ability.
0845 640 8000
Mon-Thu 9am-5.30pm, Fri 9am-5pm
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