Intensive Driving Courses in Skipton

PassMeFast’s intensive and semi-intensive courses are now available across the western part of North Yorkshire, including the towns of Skipton, Richmond, Settle, Catterick, Bentham and Colburn. Interested in getting your licence fast in Skipton? Read on!

Booking A Course

With PassMeFast, learning to drive in Skipton is simple. First, you book into one of our courses—whichever best suits your needs. Then, we’ll assign you one of our fleet of DVSA-approved driving instructors. Next, we’ll book you a fast-track practical test that will take place weeks or even months ahead of normal waiting times.

Not sure which course to take?

PassMeFast offers nine different courses, all of which can be taken at an intensive or semi-intensive pace. Our 25-hour course, for example, could be taken in just a 5 day period, or spread out over a few weeks if you have a busy schedule.

As you can tell, there's plenty of choice on offer—but if you're finding it hard to choose, we're here to help. Booking a course assessment can help clear up which course is perfect for you.

Then, your lessons will begin—in either a manual or an automatic car—and you’ll gain the skills you need to learn to drive. Our courses are comprehensive; you’ll learn how to become a safe, confident driver in any conditions in just a few weeks. Then, you’ll (hopefully!) pass your test, proud owner of a full UK driving licence.

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Interested in automatic driving lessons in Skipton?

Our driving school offers courses in both manual and automatic cars, giving you the choice over which transmission you'd like to learn in. Remember that autos aren't always necessarily as easy as they're made out to be—and certainly not a guaranteed pass! Take a quick look at our comparison of manual and automatic cars for more information.

Why Choose PassMeFast?

  • 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 Skipton

The ultimate goal for most learners is passing their practical test, ditching the L plates, and getting on the road for good. Luckily for learners in Skipton, you’ll be able to do all this in your local area, as there’s a practical test centre in Skipton. Other nearby centres you may alternatively wish to use include Steeton and Bradford Heaton.

Theory Test Centres in Skipton

You’re also in luck if you need to take your theory test in the Skipton area—particularly as you’ll need to pass your theory test before you’re even able to book a practical test. That’s because there’s a theory test centre located within Skipton itself, just a short 10 minute walk away from Skipton train station. If you live a little further from Skipton, you could also take your test at Bradford, Northallerton or Harrogate. Why not head to our resources page for useful online and mobile revision tools?

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

You'll need to get your revision in before taking your theory test—as the theory test pass rates show, there's no guaranteed pass here! PassMeFast can, however, make things a little easier by booking your test for you. Simply add a theory test onto your course when booking in. One less thing to worry about!

Driving Around Skipton

If you live in the western part of North Yorkshire, your closest test centre is likely to be the Skipton test centre. To give you the best chance of passing, you’ll likely spend most of your lessons in the area surrounding this test centre. This will help you familiarise yourself with the local road conditions, which may encompass urban areas of Skipton town centre as well as the busy A629 road.

Map showing Skipton within North Yorkshire

Whilst the practical test is designed to be challenging, it is not impossible—and, once you’ve completed your PassMeFast course, your instructor will have helped you gain all the skills you need to pass. Getting on the road is simple: call the team on 0333 123 4949, or simply book online.

Skipton Fact File

Famous for Gateway to the Dales
Population 14,623
County North Yorkshire
Local council Craven
Major local roads A59 to Liverpool and York
A629 to Rotherham
A65 to Kendal and Leeds
Railway stations Skipton train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Skipton
Wikipedia

Places in Skipton

Bentham

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KEY FACTS

  • Bentham lies close to the Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales
  • St John the Baptist Church is one of the area’s oldest, predating the Domesday Book
  • The town became a centre for flax weaving starting from the 18th century
  • Bentham’s town hall was built in 1894, and is today run by Bentham Town Council

Catterick

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KEY FACTS

  • Catterick is listed in Ptolemy’s second-century work Geography, as ‘Cataractonium’
  • St Anne’s Church in the village is a Grade I listed building first consecrated in 1415
  • The village gives its name to Catterick Garrison, which is four times larger than Catterick itself, and the largest British Army garrison in the world
  • Catterick Racecourse, in nearby Catterick Bridge, is the home of northern England’s largest Sunday market

Richmond

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KEY FACTS

  • Richmond has been called the “most romantic place in the whole of the North East”
  • One of the UK’s oldest theatres still in existence, the Georgian Theatre Royal, can be found in Richmond
  • Near to the town centre lies Richmond Castle, a major tourist attraction built in the eleventh century
  • Richmond has one of England’s largest cobbled marketplaces

Settle

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KEY FACTS

  • Daniel Defoe wrote that “Settle is the capital of an isolated little kingdom of its own”
  • Settle has been a market town since 1249, with a market still held every Tuesday
  • Settle’s Gallery on the Green claims to be the world’s smallest art gallery—it’s inside a telephone box
  • Chart-topping singer John Newman hails from Settle

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

PassMeFast has expanded a lot since it first began, and now covers all of Yorkshire, in addition to counties across the UK. No matter where you live in our coverage area, you could book a course with us and pass your test fast. Here in North Yorkshire, we cover:

Leave behind the L plates and get behind the wheel. Book online or call us on 0333 123 4949.

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