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4 x 4 Driving & Quad Bikes

testimonialA fabulous off-road course which makes full use of the grounds at Winton.
Damien Dally, Head of Brand
Jeep UK

Why not experience the excitement of driving a 4 X 4 or quad bike on our technical, off-road course in woodland close to Winton Castle near Edinburgh?

The purpose-built course was originally designed for the UK launch of the Jeep Renegade. The demanding terrain will test your driving skills on its steep, slippery slopes, through water and over piles of logs, all under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Winton Castle’s off-road course is now bigger and more challenging. The 4 x 4 experience experts, Far X Four, have tripled the size of the course and added lots of new obstacles.

Watch the new Jeep Renegade being tested on Winton's 4 x 4 course:

Winton’s off-road course’s new challenges include ramps, rollers to test drive systems, ditches to cross, axle-twisters, winch challenges and a range of mud and gravel terrains to traverse.

Adam Purves Mitsubishi from Galashiels has provided a new Mitsubishi L200 Pick-up truck for driving round the off-road Winton Castle circuit to demonstrate its capabilities to new off-road drivers. It’s also available for certified driver training, corporate and private off-road driving experiences, and as part of more leisurely safari experiences through Winton Estate.   Read more about 'Winton Launches One of the Most Challenging Off-Road, 4 x 4 Courses in South-East Scotland'.

Large numbers of visitors can be catered for with 3 or 4 vehicles, and by including other Winton activities.

Off-Road BORDA Driver Training at our 4 x 4 School

We can organise intensive 4 x 4 courses at our new 4 x 4 Driving School where you will be under the guidance of a BORDA specialist trainer.

Courses may cover how a 4 x 4 works, using winches and ATV training. Then we help you learn the essential driving skills for tackling the most testing terrain.

Reading the landscape and conditions, emergency stops, steep downhills and uphills, reverse ascents, side slopes and ruts will also be covered.

Courses are adapted to previous experience. If you already drive a 4 x 4 off-road in Scotland as part of your work, you'll get a lot out of the course.