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Real Farm Tractor Driving Dumfries

Lockerbie, Scotland   
REF: TRDUM2

  • Drive a tractor on a working farm in Scotland
  • Located near Lockerbie in Dumfries
  • A 60-minute drive for 12yrs+
  • Move hay bales, try reversing & more
 


What's Included

  • Safety briefing including an introduction to the tractor and its controls
  • Practice basic manoeuvres in the tractor
  • Try your hand at an obstacle course and drive around the field
  • Opportunity to pick up bales of straw or animal feed and move from one place to another
  • 1:1 tuition from an experienced tractor driver
  • 60 minutes drive time
  • Opportunity to link up with a trailer and drive the course and try your hand at reversing

What Can I Expect

Go tractor driving in Dumfries down on the farm! In the heart of Southern Scotland you'll find this busy working beef and sheep farm that has diversified to offer experiences like this one - driving a proper tractor on a proper working farm.

The 600-acre Kirkwood Estate is just south of Lockerbie between Dumfries and Gretna Green. Six generations of the Steel family have farmed here since 1865. Today there are still sheep and cows to look after, but the doors have been thrown open to offer various countryside activities and experiences.

Priding themselves on giving their animals a good life, using natural food and organic ways, the farming is definitely extensive rather than intensive these days. Tractors still play a huge part in a farmer's life and you'll get a taste of what these agricultural machines can do on your tractor driving experience with the farming team in Dumfries.

We are offering 60-minute driving sessions.  The controls will all be explained to you and once settled in that super-comfy hydraulic seat, you're off.

Starting at a nicely controlled trundle, as confidence grows you'll be able to tackle the tractor course that has been laid out for you. Surprisingly powerful and manoeuvrable for something of its size, we think you'll love taking the tractor out and about. And of course, if it's been raining (it is Scotland after all) it might well get a bit boggy and muddy out there, which just makes it even more fun.

You won't just be driving this tractor, you'll be executing some classic farming tasks with it too. Try lifting and shifting hay bales. Move animal feed. Maybe even have a go at some nifty reversing moves in your tractor. If you opt for the extended drive, you'll be able to hook up a trailer and have a whizz round with that - not as easy as it looks!

Book your tractor driving in Dumfries and see if you can turn your hand to some classic cattle farmer duties in your big tractor. Superb fun in a lovely setting.

Availability

  • Experiences generally take place on Wednesday and Fridays
  • Alternative days may be available by prior arrangement

Location

  • Lockerbie, Dumfries

Suitable For

  • Minimum age 12
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on site by a participating or spectating adult

Spectators

  • Spectators are welcome to come along and watch the action

Anything Else

  • Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn
  • It is advisable to bring a change of clothes especially if it has been raining as you may get muddy!

Reviews

Average Rating 5
Total Reviews 1
Recommend to Friend 1
8 months ago
Fantastic fun always wanted to drive one for years my mum and grandma arranged it for me I am 17 but would recommend it for anyone I am female so would recommend it for male oh female Chris think his him is that showed me how to use the tractor is friendly patient polite I really enjoyed myself
Michaela Robinson
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kirkwood tractor
Real Farm Tractor Driving Dumfries
Tractor Driving Experience
Total Price£105.00
 
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