Climb behind the wheel of a real eight ton JCB beast in West Yorkshire
Receive full tuition and encouragement from a qualified instructor
Enjoy 90 minutes of fun-filled hands-on driving time
Includes entry to Diggerland and its many rides and attractions
Experience a completely different way of driving with this action-packed JCB adventure at Diggerland in West Yorkshire. Kick off with a welcome introduction and safety briefing before getting acquainted with your very own monster - a powerful eight and a half ton JCB. Once ready, climb behind the controls of the JCB for 90 minutes of fun-fuelled driving - dig, fill holes and negotiate a way over rough terrain under the guidance of a professional instructor. After the driving, feel free to explore West Yorkshire's Diggerland park and enjoy the many thrilling rides and educational attractions it has to offer. This great day out is perfect for big kids of all ages!
At least three dates per year (could be any day of the week) between April and October.
Minimum age is 17. A full manual driving licence must be produced on the day to guarantee participation, however, no other special experience is necessary.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like heavy snow, flooding or high winds, which would make it dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Lasts for 90 minutes in total, including a safety briefing and introduction.
Numbers on the Day
Share the experience with three other participants. Each person is allocated their own digger and a qualified instructor looks after the group.
Up to two guests go free of charge and any additional spectators pay £19.95 each on the day, including access to Diggerland Park. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult and anybody less than 90cm tall gets in free!
Bring a change of clothes and shoes/boots are fine to get muddy or dusty. If it's raining, bring wellies and overalls if you have them (trainers are no good in the wet).
Please note that if any participant appears to be unfit due to alcohol, drugs or any other reason, event staff reserve the right to stop them taking part.