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Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire

near Market Harborough
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Rated Based On 78 Reviews
    • Drive a 17 tonne FV432 armoured personnel carrier
    • Choose from Tasters or longer Driving Experiences
    • Free entry to the onsite military museum
    • Friendly team of instructors who just love tanks!
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    Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
    Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
    Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
    Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
    European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
    Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
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    All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

    * 93% delivered next working day

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Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
Evoucher Instantaneous Free

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

What can I expect on the day

Get behind the controls of a serious piece of military machinery when you go tank driving around Leicestershire! You’ll develop a new found respect for our boys and girls in the army as you learn how to get to grips with this battle behemoth and explore the ultra-high tech gadgetry that makes tank driving such a skilled activity.

Both the one to one and the small group tank driving sessions in Leicestershire start with a full kit-out including the battle suit and army helmet, so you look and feel the part for your forthcoming tactical challenges. Then you’ll get to meet your instructor and see the inside of your tank, complete with full battle-zone livery for the first time. Clamber inside the turret and see inside this monster of an FV432.

Then it’s your turn in the driver’s seat and your first mission is to complete a lap with the hatches open. You’ll be able to see what’s ahead and around you. You’ll come to terms with the controls of your tank, and be able to concentrate on where you’re headed. This is your first chance to feel how the tank reacts and moves in your hands.

Your second lap is much more authentic, as you wind down the seat and close the tank’s hatch, so you’re driving in combat conditions with only the periscope to guide you. This is a real test of judgement, direction and confidence which is also where your tank driving skills will really start to develop. The Leicestershire track is great for offering a whole range of landscapes, and is a fantastic experience for military novices and seasoned navigators alike.

Those on the Tank Taster experience will take it in turns to drive and as the session is shared with two others and you will be a passenger for the four laps when you're not at the controls. The big advantage of the Tank Driving Experience is that it is on a one to one basis exclusive to you, as well as offering four driving laps. The four laps will consist of two laps with the hatches open and two laps with the hatches closed and by now you’ll be feeling much more at home in the heavy duty confines of your tank, so expect to be flying around the track (well, as much as these 17.5 ton full-tracked beasts can!), putting those gigantic engines to good use.

If you’re a military-minded guy or girl, interested in warfare, heavy-tracked motor vehicles, or even just someone looking for a fun and unusual day out, then you can’t go wrong with these fully-loaded tank track days. With free entry to the fascinating onsite military vehicle museum included, you can enjoy a marvellously mechanical day out and learn all there is to know about tank driving. Leicestershire’s centre offers bumps, dirt tracks and water obstacles all ready to test your tank skills to the max, so go in there guns blazing for a real army experience.

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Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire
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Review posted 3 months ago
Great experience for someone who had serviced tanks but had never driven one.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire
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Review posted 4 months ago
It was a very enjoyable day, and I would love to do it again. The staff there was very helpful , cannot wait for my next visit.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire
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Review posted 5 months ago
I was given my voucher as a Christmas present and it was so worth the wait. It was an amazing experience, and a great day out! The company was so helpful and made the experience an enjoyable one.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire
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Review posted 5 months ago
Brilliant experience enjoyed every minute of the tank driving.
Instructor was most helpful and the walk around the museum afterwards was a great addition to a brilliant day. Thanks
Yes, I recommend this product.

Tank Driving Experience in Leicestershire
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Review posted 5 months ago
Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Brought out the boy in me!
Would recommend armmagedon to anyone interested in militaria.
Good exhibits in museum
Yes, I recommend this product.

What's included in this experience?

Tank Driving Taster
• A one hour tank driving experience
• You will learn how to drive a 17.5 ton FV432 
• Welcome and briefing
• Two laps of hands-on driving time, approximately 15 minutes and 4 laps as a passenger
• FREE entry to the museum displaying a large military vehicle collection
• Use of a tank suit and helmet for the experience
• You will form part of a group of three participants

Tank Driving Experience
• A 1:1 45 minute tank driving experience
• You will learn how to drive a 17.5 ton FV432
• Welcome and briefing
• Four laps of hands-on driving time, approximately 30 minutes
• Weather permitting you will have the opportunity to use more a challenging course
• FREE entry to the museum displaying a large military vehicle collection
• Use of a tank suit and helmet for the experience

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When is it available?

Tank Driving Taster
• Sundays and selected Wednesdays from April
• Saturdays are available for groups of three or more
Special offer vouchers must be booked and redeemed before 30 September 2017

Tank Driving Experience
• Saturdays, Sundays and selected Wednesdays April to October
• Please note this activity is weather dependant

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Where can I do this experience?

• Market Harborough on the Leicestershire/Northants border

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Who is it suitable for?

• Minimum age is 16
• Maximum weight is 22 stone
• Maximum height is 6'4''
• No driving experience or licence is required

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Can anyone come along to watch?

• Visitors are welcome for a £5 charge payable on the day
• Up to four spectators for the tank experience can ride as passengers for a fee of £20 per person (payable upon booking)
• Minimum age for passengers is 8
• All passengers also gain FREE museum entry

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