Forest Experience Rally School Powys

Carno, Powys, SY17 5LU

The Ultimate Rally Driving Experience

Formally Owned by the Higgins family for 23 years, the time has come to hand over the reins to the Leach family with continued support from David Higgins. In keeping with the school of champions theme, Ross Leach is reining Citroën C2 one make Rally Champion.

As the name suggests the school is set within a 900 acre classic Welsh forest, so provides a full forest rally driving experience, either as part of a group, corporate day, or having exclusive 1-2-1 session with either David Higgins or Ross Leach in your own rally car.

Whether you want to experience thrilling rally driving days for the first time, or top up your knowledge and time in the driving seat, the Forest Experience Rally School has a rally driving experience to suit your needs. The rally school is set within an authentic 900 acre Welsh forest in Mid Wales, this provides you with the most authentic rally driving experince out there. you will get to drive on the same roads that many Wold Rally Champions Have driven before you during testing for WRC events.

If you want Real Forest Rally roads, Real rally cars and Real drivers giving instruction then look no further.

We can offer, 1/2 day driving courses, Full day driving courses, Corporate Days and MSA Rally Licence.

Gift Vouchers are also available for any of our courses.

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Full-Day Rally Driving Course with Forest Experience Rally School

A full-day of tuition in either the rear wheel drive Ford RS2000 or the front wheel drive Mitsubishi (you must specify when booking if you have a preference to which car you want to drive, it isn't a case of turning up on the day and choosing), the day starts at 9am with a short drive to the 900 acre forest followed by a theory briefing before heading on to the two-mile stage. You will be instructed in specific rally driving techniques such as handbrake turns and power-sliding.

In the afternoon you will tackle the very demanding seven mile stage before you do your two timed special stages, there is a trophy for the winner and certificates for all participants. The fee includes picnic lunch and refreshments throughout the day, and the exciting high-speed run with your instructor. A picnic lunch and refreshments can be provided for spectators subject to a fee of £10 per person. (Must be booked at least 2 days prior to course)

Half-Day Rally Driving Course with Forest Experience Rally School

During this AM or PM course you will drive around our classic two mile Welsh rally stage in either the rear wheel drive Ford RS2000 or the front wheel drive Mitsubishi (you must specify when booking if you have a preference to which car you want to drive, it isn't a case of turning up on the day and choosing). Enjoy the thrill of doing handbrake turns and taking part in a timed competition to decide the course winner. The course finishes with a high-speed passenger ride with your professional instructor through the stage, to remember the day all participants will receive a certificate with a trophy for the winner.

Junior Full-Day Rally Driving Course with Forest Experience Rally School

We can now offer courses for the younger driver without a car licence, you will need to be able to drive a car and change gear smoothly. You will participate amoungst the adults on the regular one day rally driving course. The minimum height requirement is 4'10". A parent/guardian must accompany any junior driver on the day of the course.

Testing & 1-to-1 Rally Driving Tuition with Forest Experience Rally School

For the driver who is already competing why not bring your own car and receive one-to-one tuition for 4 hours with David Higgins starting at either 9am or 1pm.

The 100% gravel road is also available for testing and has been used by many of the world's leading rally teams.

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Carno, Powys, SY17 5LU

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