Intensive Driving Courses in Glossop

Situated in a beautiful patch of countryside, there’s plenty for everyone to explore in the Glossop area. If you’re not on the road, however, you could be missing out on some of the best bits of the Peak District. Luckily, PassMeFast is here to wave its magic wand and help transform nervous learners into confident drivers in a matter of weeks. Read on for the full details of our crash courses in Glossop!

Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Glossop

PassMeFast is a driving school that gives power back to the learner. We don’t think that slow, traditional driving lessons spread over months work best for learners—but we also don’t think it’s a good idea to make everyone take the same course.

Instead, we offer a range of different courses with between 10 hours and 48 hours of driving lessons, letting you decide on the one that’s right for you. Plus, every course comes with a fast-track practical test as standard, which means that you needn’t worry about waiting months to take your test.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Glossop?

The popularity of automatic cars has always been lower in the UK, as they tend to be more expensive than manual cars, and offer drivers less control over their vehicle. However, more people are switching to autos, thanks in no small part to their lack of a clutch pedal and the fact that you can avoid constant gear changes. If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of an automatic, then we can help, as PassMeFast offers automatic lessons in Glossop, as well as the more traditional manual lessons.

With PassMeFast, the way you structure your lessons is up to you. If you were taking a 20 hour course, for example, and had a lot of free time, you could opt for a more intensive course and take 4 hours per day over a 5 day period. Meanwhile, if you wanted to spread things out over a longer period than one week, you could take just a couple of hours per day.

Each and every PassMeFast course is taught one-on-one by a DVSA-approved driving instructor. Meanwhile, you’ll also have our dedicated team working behind the scenes to sort out all the admin for your course. All you have to do is the driving itself!

If fast, flexible, comprehensive tuition that fits around your life sounds pretty good, then booking a PassMeFast course is the way to go. Get things started by calling us on 0333 123 4949, or by clicking the button below.

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • 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

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Practical Test Centres in Glossop

Let’s start with the bad news here: unfortunately, there is no practical test centre in the town of Glossop itself. Luckily, with three driving test centres in Derbyshire, you have options—namely Buxton, Chesterfield and Derby. However, some of the best-located test centres for learners in the Glossop area are actually over the border in Greater Manchester, notably Hyde and Bredbury. Remember that PassMeFast offers home and workplace pickups as standard, so you won’t need to worry too much about getting to and from your practical test!

Theory Test Centres in Glossop

Before you can even make an appointment to take your practical test, you have to get your theory test out of the way. The theory test isn’t quite the cakewalk it’s often made out to be, but as long as you read our guide to passing the hazard perception test and brush up on those multiple choice questions, you should be able to breeze through it.

As is the case with the practical test, there’s no test centre in Glossop itself. This means that you’ll need to travel to either Oldham or Stockport to take your test. If you’re feeling a little stressed while en route, why not read our article on how to avoid test day nerves?

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

PassMeFast can arrange your theory test appointment for you, meaning that all you have to do is get prepared and get there! Just check the theory test box when booking your course.

Driving Around Glossop

With the epithet of the “Gateway to the Dark Peak”, it should come as little surprise to learners in Glossop that you’ll be spending much of your course hours on rural roads, which may only feature a single track and can often be narrow and winding. Nevertheless, you’ll still have to navigate your way around some relatively busier areas, such as High Street, which cuts through the town centre.

Map showing Glossop within Derbyshire

By the time it comes to taking your test, you’ll not only be familiar with these roads, but you’ll also have gained an understanding of how best to deal with a variety of different hazards. This means that, while no individual test ever has a guaranteed pass, you’ll have a fantastic chance of getting your licence first time. Why not prep by reading up on the history of the UK driving licence?

Glossop Fact File

Famous for... Gateway to the Dark Peak
Population 17,576
County Derbyshire
Local council High Peak
Major local roads A57 to Lincoln and Liverpool
A624 to Chapel-en-le-Frith
Railway station Glossop train station
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Places near Glossop


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  • Mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name 'Banford' which is thought to mean 'Tree trunk ford'
  • There used to be a large watermill in the town, which has since been converted into flats
  • There is a carnival held in the town every July
  • A sculpture trail called Touchstone Trail can be found in Bamford


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  • Located between Bottoms Reservoir and Glossop Brook
  • Hadfield had a number of corn mills that were later converted into cotton mills
  • There is a war memorial statue in the centre of the town
  • The TV series The League of Gentlemen was filmed in the town

New Mills

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  • The town sits above the 70ft deep gorge known as The Torrs
  • Sweet manufacturer Swizzels Matlow have a factory in the area
  • The town centre is a designated conservation area
  • In the last two weeks of September the town hosts the New Mills Festival


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  • Located in the western part of the Longdendale Valley
  • Some buildings in the area were built in the 16th century
  • The village has two brass bands: Tintwistle Brass Band and Arnfield Brass
  • Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood was born and raised here

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

It’s possible to book PassMeFast courses from across a number of counties, including the entirety of Derbyshire. So, if you’re just outside Glossop, check out our pages for the following local areas:

No matter where you live, as long as you’re in our area, you’ll get the same great course. So, don’t wait to get the show on the road: book your course with PassMeFast by calling 0333 123 4949 or by clicking below.

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