We provide Introductory, Advanced and Owner-driver courses as well as Junior off-road experiences for those who are 14yrs and over. The Introductory half-day and Advanced full-day courses can be booked on a 1:1 basis, so more driving, lots of practice and a vehicle/instructor to yourself for the duration.
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 recognized 4×4 off-road driving standards. Training complies with workplace health & safety regulations – PUWER.
A professional team of experienced off-road trainers led by company owner Geraldine, a trained mechanic who’s been an off-road race competitor & spent many years RTV/CCV off-road trialing. Geraldine’s the person you’ll speak to when you call as she’s ‘hands-on’ running the business & has a vast amount of knowledge to answer your questions. Her right-hand man is son Dave; a qualified Borda Off-Road 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 experience in off-road training, competitive trials & competes in the British Off Road Cross Country Championships. His off-road experience started at the age of nine; once old enough moved onto RTV/CCV trials, but off-road racing has become his main focus. Follow his progress @whitecliff4x4racing You can be assured of a challenging, safe & enjoyable off road experience under the close eye of the Whitecliff4x4 team.
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.
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.
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.
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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* Photo taken in the Forest of Dean by local photographer Rob Ward.