JCB Driving in Kent

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Take the wheel of eight tons of industrial metal with this fun-fuelled JCB driving experience at Diggerland in Kent. Start with a welcome introduction and a full safety briefing before climbing into the driving seat of the construction giant to get ready for action! Then it’s time for the main event – use the JCB’s controls to dig, fill holes, move earth, steer and drive under the expert tuition of one of the park’s professional instructors. Before and afterwards, feel free to spend the rest of the day enjoying Diggerland, Kent and all of the fun-filled rides and attractions it has to offer. This is a brilliant and very unusual driving day out!


At least three dates per year (usually a Saturday or Sunday) between March and October.


Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like heavy snow, flooding or high winds, which would make it dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.

How long does the experience last?

Lasts for 90 minutes in total, including a safety briefing and introduction.

How many other people?

This voucher is valid for one person. Share the experience with up to three other participants. Each person is allocated their own digger and a qualified instructor looks after the group.

Can I take people to watch?

Up to two guests go free of charge and any additional spectators pay £19.95 each on the day, including access to Diggerland Park. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult and anybody less than 90cm tall gets in free!

What do I wear?

Bring a change of clothes and shoes/boots are fine to get muddy or dusty. If it’s raining, bring wellies and overalls if you have them (trainers are no good in the wet).

Are there any restrictions?

Minimum age is 17. Participants must be able to drive, however, no other special experience is necessary.

Anything Else?

Please note that if any participant appears to be unfit due to alcohol, drugs or any other reason, event staff reserve the right to stop them taking part.

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