JCB Driving in West Yorkshire

A fun Experience near Castleford, Yorkshire.

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Experience a completely different way of driving with this action-packed JCB adventure at Diggerland in West Yorkshire. Kick off with a welcome introduction and safety briefing before getting acquainted with your very own monster – a powerful eight and a half ton JCB. Once ready, climb behind the controls of the JCB for 90 minutes of fun-fuelled driving – dig, fill holes and negotiate a way over rough terrain under the guidance of a professional instructor. Before and after the driving, feel free to explore West Yorkshire’s Diggerland park and enjoy the many thrilling rides and educational attractions it has to offer. This great day out is perfect for big kids of all ages!


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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