Driving Lessons Cardiff
2 Cardiff driving instructors found in the Cardiff area.
Cardiff driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Cardiff driving schools covering Cardiff. All driving instructors listed are qualified to provide you with the best driving lessons to help you pass your driving test in the most efficient way.
Learning to Drive in Cardiff
The national average driving lessons required to pass the practical driving test is 47 hours with a driving instructor and an additional 22 hours of private practice with a family or friend are recommended.
Cardiff’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is slightly higher than the national average, at 57.1%.
The test centres in Cardiff are Llanishen which has a pass rate of 59.2%, Barry at 59.9% and Bridgend at 47.0%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Cardiff are in Merthyr Tydfil with 57.7% and Abergavenny which has a higher pass rate of 61.8%.
Cardiff Practical Driving Test Centres
- Abergavenny, (Cardiff), Station Road, Abergavenny, NP7 5HT
- Barry, (Cardiff), Unit 16, Business Support Centre, Hood Road, Innovation Quarter, The Waterfront, Barry CF62 5QN
- Bridgend, (Cardiff), Crown Building, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF13 4AD
- Llanishen, (Cardiff), (no wheelchair access), Thornbury House, Unit 11 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Cardiff, CF14 5GF
- Merthyr Tydfil, (Cardiff), Merthyr Industrial Park, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4DR
Cardiff Theory Test Centres
- Bridgend, (Cardiff), Second Floor, Brackla House, Brackla Street, Bridgend, CF31 1BZ
- Cardiff, (Cardiff), Third Floor, Limerick House, 23 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HE
- Merthyr Tydfil, (Cardiff), Ground Floor, Ty Keir Hardie, Riverside Court, Avenue de Clichy, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8LD
- Swansea, (Cardiff), Second Floor, Grove House, 3 Grove Place, Swansea, SA1 5DF
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Cardiff – did you know?
- Cardiff is known as the city of Arcades, the High Street is home to a Victorian Arcade that was once home to Cardiff’s fortune tellers and palm readers. Today over 100 independent shops, cafes and bars are found in this part of the city.
- Cardiff has more green space per resident than any other UK city. There are more than 18 different parks to choose from, some feature historic castles while others include picturesque lakes to create blue-green spaces for visitors to enjoy.
- Wales may be proud of their heritage and even insist on using Welsh on the road signs and other official documents, however, only 10% of the population regularly speak Welsh.
- Bristol are vying for the cycling city crown, but for now, Cardiff holds this honour. It’s Britain’s best city for cyclists with miles of bike-friendly paths connecting interesting sites around the city.
- Principality Millennium Stadium in Cardiff is the second largest stadium in the world with a fully retractable roof. The stadium employs falcons to scare pigeons and other small birds from the area!
- Music buffs will love Cardiff for being home to the world’s oldest record store. Spiller’s records opened shop in 1894 selling the very first wax records for the newly invented Phonograph.
- The famous writer, Roald Dahl was born in Cardiff and grew up in Llandaff where he is said to have placed a dead mouse in a jar of sweets at his corner store when the sweet shop owner was unkind to him.
- Cardiff is one of Europe’s newest capital cities. It was named the capital of Wales in 1955, before that, Machnlleth was the place that Owain Glndwr held parliament.