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Brilliant Driving Schools In Dorset

Brilliant Driving Schools In Dorset
George Trout
  • On September 16, 2016

There’s nothing like a drive by the coast, which is why we want to highlight some great driving schools right by it. Wherever you are in Dorset, you can find a great instructor to help you get hold of your full drivers licence. Here is our list of brilliant driving schools in Dorset


Independent Driving – Bournemouth

Independent Driving only selects the cream of the crop for their instructors. They even offer Driver training to those aspiring to become instructors.

The school is able to assist learners at every stage of their training, offering under 17 sessions to those who want to get a head start on their tuition.

A driving school that has a true passion for their trade, which is demonstrated by their informative blog. The blog touches on relevant and topical subjects, relevant to learners and local residents.


“After 6 failed attempts previous to learning with her, she helped me take control over the car and even start to enjoy it.” Dot

Hourly Rate: £25-£31 *depending on selected package (see website for offers and block bookings).

Lendrums Driving School – Southampton

Helping learner drivers since 2010, Lendrums Driving School offers friendly, flexible tuition to students looking to learn in the Southampton area. With over 280 5 star reviews (FreeIndex), you’ll be in good hands!

They aim to not only get you driving safely, but get you to love driving in the process. That way every time you get in the car, you can thoroughly enjoy the journey.

They have a number of specialised courses and an interesting Black Box Tuition course, which helps those young drivers with black box insurance policies drive in a way that will maximise their savings.

There are also discounts available for students, health staff and military personnel.


“I was a very nervous driver Lendrums driving school helped me over come my fears by using driving and mental exercise’s that improved my confidence and skills.Sarah

Hourly Rate: Hourly Rate: £30 (see website for offers and block bookings).

Rhodes Driving School – Sandbanks

Rhodes Safety Driving School are available 7 Days a week. Lessons are carefully constructed to build the learner’s confidence and technique.

Not just learners, but Rhodes also caters for full licence holders looking to further enhance their skills.

If you like the school, why not pass on the joy to someone else, as Rhodes offer gift cards for lessons. A great present for Christmas, birthdays or any other special occasion.


“Best driving instructor in the whole world!!!! Was almost a bit sad when I passed and got my licence” Ella

Hourly Rate: £25 (see website for offers and block bookings).

Kingham Driving School – Poole

Steve Kingham (owner of Kingham Driving School) has years of experience teaching learners in Poole.

Up to date with the latest teaching techniques and knowledgeable about common issues that befall modern drivers, Steve is a quality instructor and well recognised in the local area, much of his business coming from student recommendation.

This is also one of the few driving schools in the UK that confidently displays exactly what a learner is taught – see online syllabus.


“Steve was really good, helping me with my driving lessons and confidence and building my understanding around driving safely.”  Mark

Hourly Rate: £24 (see website for offers and block bookings).


Green Horn Driving School – Weymouth

Geoff Carbis, owner and instructor of Green Horn Driving School, is willing to take on any person, at any level, with any fears they may have.

His 1st and 2nd time pass rates are over 92% and Geoff is confident he can get you from learner to full licence holder in not time at all.

It’s the little touches that make Greenhorn a driving school worth trying, as Geoff provides driving theory tuition and even has a few hand outs for his students.


“Big thanks to Geoff Carbis for getting me through my test. Couldn’t have asked for better teaching.” Peter

Hourly Rate: £24 (see website for offers and block bookings).

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