Whitecliff 4x4

We welcome drivers of all experience levels and provide a supportive environment to help you feel at ease behind the wheel. We’ve been running off-road courses on our private site since 1997. We provide Introductory, Advanced and Owner-driver courses and Junior off-road experiences for those 14 years and over or for provisional licence holders.

We run courses or training for individuals or groups. Are you looking for an enjoyable team building event, stag/hen do or a corporate day-out then take a look at what we can offer. We also train to professionally recognised 4×4 off-road driving standards. Training complies with workplace health & safety regulations – PUWER.

Whitecliff 4x4

A professional team of experienced off-road trainers.

Geraldine; a trained mechanic who’s spent many years off-road trialing, racing & professional off-road instructing under Borda accreditation & led masses off road gift experiences & 4x4 driver training courses. With this vast amount of knowledge she’s the person who will answer your calls/emails.

Our training courses have been developed and led by Dave Hooper, a qualified Borda Specialist Trainer, Winch Instructor & Borda Assessor. He’s also authorised by the International Organisation Of Professional Drivers as an Advanced Vehicle Control Trainer. Dave has a mass of off road experience & competes in off road CCV trails & speed events such as the British Off Road Cross Country Championships, AWDC & more recently has become a demonstrator/race driver with Bowler Motorsport.

You can be assured of a challenging, safe & enjoyable off-road experience under the close eye of the Whitecliff 4x4 team.

Dave Hooper is Sponsored by 4x4Tyres

Specialists in the field of 4×4 off-road driving & training.

Our vehicles are carefully maintained, ensuring an excellent safety record. Whitecliff4x4’s training site offers a variety of surfaces and is one of the best in the UK. A spectacular scenic environment with terrain & obstacles ranging from flat slippery surfaces, to cross-axle situations, mud, water (weather permitting) and from mild, moderate to steep inclines and declines. We continue to improve the site & have many new circuits and even steeper ascents and descents.

Whitecliff 4x4

Get to know your vehicle

If you want to experience a day in your own 4×4 vehicle, we offer 4×4 owner driver courses which are specifically for people wanting to learn the capability of their own 4×4 vehicle off-road.

These 1:1 courses will start with an explanation of the 4WD system on your vehicle to fully understand how to gain the best from any tractions aids which may be fitted. Realising your own vehicles’ limitations is imperative when driving off road.

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The best 4x4 gift by far

Our gift experience vouchers are a great way of treating a loved one or friend and are valid for 12 months. We are open all year and run 4×4 off-road driving courses Monday to Saturday, but with enough notice, for groups of more than five we will also run a 4×4 off-road driving course on a Sunday.

Don’t forget that all courses must be pre-booked.

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Visit the Forest of dean

An ideal destination for a weekend break. The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire offers a variety of Hotels, B/B’s, Guest Houses and Campsites. It’s an ideal destination for a holiday or weekend break.

Other activities in the area are cycle hire, rock climbing, water sports, falconry and rope courses, clay shooting the list goes on.

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Courses to suit all levels

Get to grips with off-road driving

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The best 4x4 off-road experience by far


Whitecliff Quarry
GL16 8NB


Courses run from Monday to Saturday (1:1 courses run from Monday to Friday).


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Be prepared! This can be a wet & muddy activity.

Remember This is An Outdoor Activity. You are advised to wear warm, weatherproof clothing, especially during cold, wet weather & boots or stout shoes for muddy conditions. The participants will be expected to assess the route on foot, before driving.

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