Driving lessons in colchester, clacton and ipswich

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Driving School Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

Dedham Vale Driving School was established in 1988. Our driving school offers a full range of driving lessons in Colchester, Clacton, Ipswich and the surrounding villages. Our driving instructors offer weekly driving lessons in both manual and automatic cars.

We also specialize in intensive driving courses and provide residential driving courses in Colchester and Clacton. In addition, our instructors can offer motorway driving lessons, the Pass Plus course, and refresher driving lessons.

Our driving school has also been rated in the top three driving schools in Colchester since 2016!

Weekly Driving Lessons

Weekly driving lessons are a great way of learning to drive. Our driving instructors offer hourly driving lessons, one and a half or two hour blocks.
Alternatively, you may wish to increase the number of driving lessons per week. You will receive high quality driving instruction on a one to one basis.

Learner Drivers

Driving Lesson Prices

At DVDS our driving lesson prices are very competitive. We offer the option to pay for your driving lessons on a weekly basis.  If you would rather pay for a block booking of 10 hours or more this can be done at a discounted rate.

Meet The Team

At DVDS you can take a look at the driving instructors, take a look at their cars and also read a little about them before your first lesson.  All the driving instructors are fully qualified Approved Driving Instructors.

Automatic Driving Lessons

When you decide to have automatic driving lessons it’s important to choose the right driving school.  At Dedham Vale Driving School we have Garry, Rick and Kieran who are experienced driving instructors and have taught people to drive in automatic cars for many years.

Intensive Driving Courses

An intensive driving course in Colchester or Clacton is ideal for someone who wants to obtain a full driving licence in a short amount of time. It involves you driving daily with the same driving instructor.

Recent Passes!

People who have passed their driving tests in Colchester
People who have passed their driving tests in Colchester
People who have passed their driving tests in Colchester
People who have passed their driving tests in Colchester

The Best Experience Ever


March 2024


March 2024

Just passed my test with Simon and couldn’t recommend him more as a instructor, very patient with me as I learned and really helped to build my confidence during our lessons. Will miss my weekly lessons with him but can’t thank him enough for getting me to where I am and driving


March 2024