Intensive Driving Courses in Buxton

If you’re in the Buxton area, then driving could be your gateway to a huge area of natural beauty right on your doorstep. Many people, however, think that it will take months or even years to learn to drive. Luckily, with PassMeFast's intensive (or semi-intensive) driving lessons, you could learn to drive in Buxton quickly—in fact, some learners could pass in as little as one week!

Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Buxton

If the idea of completing your driving lessons in just weeks sounds good to you, then you might be wondering how it all works. Thankfully, with PassMeFast, the process is remarkably simple.

To get started, simply choose one of our nine courses. We offer a range of courses to enable all learners, from a 48 hour course for total beginners through to shorter courses for those who are almost test-ready. We don’t believe in making all learners take the same 5 day course, and instead offer learners the ability to pass quickly with a course tailored to their needs.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Buxton?

Taking lessons in an automatic car is a good option for a learner who’s finding it really difficult to get to grips with gear changes and clutch control. However, it’s important to weigh up the pros and cons—it’s not necessarily easier to pass in an automatic car, and you won’t be able to drive a manual car if you pass your test in an automatic. If you feel that auto is the right choice for you, though, then PassMeFast can help, as we offer both automatic and manual lessons in Buxton.

Once you’ve booked, then sit back, relax, and let us do the hard work for you. We’ll search for driving test cancellations, to ensure that you avoid the usual long waits for driving tests and get an appointment that suits your requirements.

Next, we’ll assign you a local driving instructor. All of our instructors have the DVSA’s seal of approval, meaning that you’re in safe hands on the road. After that, it’s time to drive—this part is up to you! At the end, you’ll take your test, and (if all goes well!) walk off with your new, full UK driving licence. Booking is as simple as calling 0333 123 4949 or clicking the button below.

Book Now

Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Automatic and manual courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

Book Now

Practical Driving Test Centres in Buxton

With only three driving test centres in Derbyshire, it should be heartening for learners in this area to know that the Buxton driving test centre is close at hand. If you’re looking for an alternative to Buxton, then you should look outside the county borders; though Derbyshire is home to the Chesterfield and Derby (Alvaston) test centres, Macclesfield and Cheadle are closer for learners in Buxton.

Theory Test Centres in Buxton

If you still need to take your theory test, you’ll need to travel a little, as there is no theory test centre in Buxton itself. The closest test centre can be found in Stockport, roughly an hour away by public transport, or 45 minutes by car. Be sure to arrive at your test centre in good time on the day to give yourself time to sign in—and avoid any test day nerves!

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Adding a theory test to your course is simple—just tick the box on the booking form, or let a member of our sales team know if booking over the phone.

Driving Around Buxton

If you’re learning to drive in the Buxton area, your lessons will highlight the contrast between the town of Buxton itself and the countryside which surrounds it. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, therefore, that your test route is likely to include both residential and rural roads, together with varying types of junctions, pedestrian crossings and static hazards.

Map showing Buxton within Derbyshire

By the time it comes to taking your test, you’ll be ready—meaning that, while there’s no such thing as a totally guaranteed pass, you’ll have a great chance of passing first time. Why not check out our explanation of driving test faults to brush up on what your examiner will be looking out for?

Buxton Fact File

Famous for... Spring Water
Population 22,215
County Derbyshire
Local council High Peak
Major local roads A515 to Lichfield
A53 to Shrewsbury
A54 to Chester
A6 to Carlisle and Luton
Railway station Buxton train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Buxton

Places near Buxton


Cropped Google Map with pin over Chapel-en-le-frith

Find in Google Maps


  • Originally established by the Normans as a hunting lodge in the 12th century
  • Widely referred to as the ‘Capital of the Peak’
  • The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, spent around 40 years preaching in the area
  • The town has its own theatre company called the Chapel Players


Cropped Google Map with pin over Chinley

Find in Google Maps


  • Chinley was a tiny hamlet until the railway station was built in 1867
  • The village has two parks, one of which is a nature reserve
  • A cattle market used to be held just by the area that is now Chinley railway station
  • Methodist leader Charles Wesley used to frequent the village regularly to visit his lady friend Grace Murray

Whaley Bridge

Cropped Google Map with pin over Whaley Bridge

Find in Google Maps


  • There is evidence of Bronze Age activity in the area, including standing stones and burial sites
  • During the Industrial Revolution, the population of the town nearly trebled, thanks to booing coal and cotton industries
  • The town hosts a carnival month every June that includes a Water Weekend and a Well Dressing Weekend
  • Former politician Edwina Currie lives in the area

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

PassMeFast’s range of courses are available across Derbyshire, including:

Even if you’re outside Derbyshire, there’s still a great chance we cover you: our vast coverage area takes in large parts of the UK.

As long as we cover your area, you can pass with us—fast. So, ditch the rest and come to the driving school with a difference. Call us on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to get started.

Book Now