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Off-Road Driving in Scotland

If you are serious about off-road driving, then Scotland offers plenty of choice, with many opportunities to go off-road, under supervision, on testing trails. There are dedicated 4 x 4 driving schools where you can increase your off-road competence in everything from ford-crossing to winching out of extreme conditions.

There are also clubs and courses where the fun element comes to the fore – though safety and improving skills are still paramount. In many cases 4 x 4 vehicles are supplied for a skills day – though you can also bring your own.

Not all off-roading involves vehicles that are also at home on conventional roads. Though some have serious agricultural uses, the off-road family also includes fun vehicles such as go-karts, rally carts, trail bikes and quad bikes. Venues for these smaller off-road vehicles, either on dedicated tracks or cross-country trails, are also widely available in Scotland. Some of these venues also offer a driving experience along with a related leisure activity, for example, clay shooting or archery.

 

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If you are serious about off-road driving, then Scotland offers plenty of choice, with many opportunities to go off-road, under supervision, on testing trails.

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