Driving Theory Test Centres in Gairloch

Gairloch might only be a little town, but you’ll be pleased to know you’ve got a theory test centre on your doorstep! But before you head down to Gairloch Community Hall to sit your test, you’ll want to read through our guide to Gairloch theory test centre.

In this guide you’ll find out what to expect on the day of your test, the average annual pass rates and how to pass your test on the first attempt!

Please note that the Gairloch test centre is a Mobile Testing Vehicle and doesn’t have wheelchair access. It would also be worth double-checking that the centre hasn’t relocated before booking — just pop your postcode here to confirm.


Gairloch Community Hall Auchtercairn Gairloch Highland IV21 2BP

Phone Number

0300 200 1122 Please note: no direct phone number is available for this theory test centre.


Arriving at Gairloch

Nearest train station: Achnasheen (50-minute drive)

Nearest bus stop: Melvaig Rd End (3-minute walk)

Nearest car park: Strath Square (18-minute walk)

Pass Rates by Year

With Gairloch having a relatively small population, the theory test centre will only do a couple hundred tests each year. However, it’s clear to see that the people of Gairloch are brainiacs, because Gairloch’s pass rate has consistently been above the national average!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
65.4% 68.3% 62.5% 50.0% 63.3% 44.4% 73.3%

Guides and Tips

Want to get up to speed on the theory test? We’ve compiled a list of excellent resources to help you revise and get your theory certificate quickly.

As with any exam, make sure you study thoroughly (the average revision time needed is around 20 hours), get a good night's sleep and arrive in time. Oh, and don’t forget your provisional licence!

Here are the best resources to revise for the theory exam:

Ready to Go?

Nearby Theory Test Centres

Theory test centres are hardly few and far between in the Highlands. If you would prefer to sit your test elsewhere in the area, here are your next closest options:

What Happens Next?

So you’ve passed the theory test with flying colours and are champing at the bit (or the wheel...) to get on the road. We can help you get on the road, and do it much quicker than most other options!

We think that learning to drive should be fast and easy — so that’s what we do. We take the hassle of finding instructors, arranging lessons and booking tests off your hands and get everything sorted for you.

Have a look at our courses — from absolute beginner to test-ready, we’ve got something for everyone! If you’ve got any questions then give our cheery team of driving course experts a call on 0333 123 49 49 or take our course recommender for a spin!

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