Driving Lessons Galashiels

1 Galashiels driving instructors found in the Galashiels area.

Galashiels driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Galashiels driving schools covering Galashiels. 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.

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Learning to Drive in Galashiels

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.

Galashiel’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is higher than the national average sitting at 58.5%.

The test centres in Galashiels are Galashiels which has a pass rate of 58.5%, Harwick at 75.3%, and Peebles at 73.1%. The nearest additional driving test centres for Galashiels are in Kelso with 67.7% and Duns which has a higher pass rate of 72.2%.

Galashiels Practical Driving Test Centres

  • Galashiels, (Galashiels), 1 Croft Street, Scottish Borders, Galashiels TD1 3BH
  • Hawick, (Galashiels), Driving Test Centre Hawick Burnfoot Community Hub, 89 Brunfoot Road, Hawick TD9 8EJ
  • Kelso, (Galashiels), Lloyd Land Rover, Pinnaclehill Industrial Estate, Lee Forbes Wat, Kelso TD5 8DW
  • Peebles, (Galashiels), Tweeddale District Council, Rosetta Road, Peebles EH45 8DN

Galashiels Theory Test Centres

  • Galashiels, (Galashiels), Suite 2B Ladhope Business Centre, 54 Ladhope Vale, Galashiels TD1 1BT
  • Edinburgh, (Galashiels), Buzzer 5, Second Floor, 4 Queen Street, Edinburgh Eh3 1JE
  • North Berwick, (Galashiels), Ground Floor, St Andrew Blackadder Church, 6 St Andrew Street, North Berwick EH39 4NU

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Galashiels – did you know?

  1. Galashiels, has a rich history dating back to the 13th century when it was granted its burgh charter officially recognising it as a centre for trade and commerce.
  2. Galashiels was once prominent as a centre textiles and was well regarded for production of high-quality tweed fabrics. The town played a vital role in the Scottish textile trade.
  3. Galashiels grew up around a magnificent Cistercian monastery founded in the 12th century. The monastery is today’s ruined Melrose Abbey, visitors can explore this historic site and its intricate stonework.
  4. Galashiels is the home of Gala RFC, one of the oldest rugby clubs in Scotland, and the town has a strong and longstanding association with rugby and is known for its enthusiasm for the sport.
  5. Galashiels is a significant transportation centre in the Scottish Borders. The town’s railway station connects it to Edinburgh and other large commerce areas.
  6. Galashiels is surrounded by picturesque landscapes. The famous River Tweed flows through the town. Nearby Eildon Hills offers stunning views and countless opportunities for outdoor activities.
  7. Galashiels has a Heritage Trail that takes visitors on a journey through its history, showcasing key historical and architectural landmarks.
  8. View is a famous viewpoint near Galashiels that offers breathtaking views of the Tweed Valley. The lookout point is named after Sir Walter Scott, the renowned Scottish novelist.
  9. Galashiels is home to Heriot-Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design, which has a strong reputation in textile-related education and research and is the perfect place of study for anyone interested in fashion.