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Driving School Barnsley - manual & automatic available

Are you looking for a driving school in Barnsley? Look no further than Local Driving School Barnsley. We are estabilished, family run business and have over 18 years of experience in teaching learners drivers.

At Local Driving School Barnsley, we offer tailored driving lessons based on the individual needs of each driver. The quality of our lessons is of the highest importance, and all of our driving instructors are DVSA approved with substantial instructor experience.

Driving lessons don’t need to be expensive - our lessons are affordable and competitively priced, and for beginner drivers, we are pleased to offer the first 2 hours for just £20. We have a whole range of offers and block bookings, so contact us for further information and you’ll be on the road sooner than you think.

Why choose us?

  • Manual and automatic cars

  • Male and female driving instructors

  • Variety Of Different Vehicles To Choose From Including The NEW Mercedes A-CLASS

  • Block booking discounts

  • All our cars are dual controlled

  • One of the highest first-time pass rates in Barnsley

  • Driving Instructors Barnsley

For further information or to book your first driving lesson in Barnsley, contact us today!

We also cover surrounding areas: DoncasterRotherham and  Sheffield

To check our driving instructors availability and further discounts call 01226 670010

For Local Driving lessons in Barnsley call 01226 670046


Driving School Barnsley Success stories

For more success stories visit our Customer Reviews page.

"I knew Debbie was a great driving instructor and highly recommended. Debbie is calm and helpful, very patient, she makes you feel at ease and is always happy and friendly" Rated 5* Scarlette Brown -Barnsley driving instructors

"I found learning to drive more difficult than I thought it would be. My driving instructor Lee made me feel comfortable at all times, even when I was making stupid mistakes and gave me the confidence to pass first time. I went with Local as well known where I live and always see their cars around." Rated 5* Cameron Barquero - Barsnley driving lessons

"I picked Local Driving School for a number of reasons...a special offer, competitive pricing and well known in my area. Ian is a very professional and an excellent instructor. He was always calm and helpful. He knew when to intervene and when to let me figure things out for myself. He also is a friendly and joked around a bit which helped to take the pressure off when I was feeling stressed." Rated 5* Helen Stonebridge - Barnsley driving lessons

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Our Driving Instructors


At Local Driving School, we pride ourselves on our hard work, dedication and patient driving instructors in Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley, Hull and surrounding areas. We know this is why our pupils are so successful.

All our driving instructors are qualified to teach and are registered with the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). They have all been DBS checked for your safety and peace of mind. All our driving instructors follow a structured teaching program which, over the years, has proven to be a great formula. It’s kept whole generations of families returning back to us time and time again for their driving lessons.

Due to the large team of instructors we have in many areas we are able to offer driving lessons seven days a week. Every lesson is tailored to suit each individual’s requirements.

Automatic Lessons

In the Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley and Thorne areas, we are able to offer Automatic driving lessons as well as Manual from our various driving schools. In all areas, you have a choice of a one hour lesson, two hours or fast pass intensive courses - from the total beginner’s course to quick, refresher driving lessons before a test.

Motorway Driving

Due to the new government legislation, we are able to offer driving lessons for learner drivers on the motorway, preparing students for future motorway driving once they have passed their driving test. If you want a driving school that fully equips you for real life driving, choose your Local Driving School.



Driving Lessons


We have driving lessons in Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham, Sheffield, Hull, Chesterfield, Scunthorpe and surrounding areas. All driving lessons will be structured to suit the student’s style of learning to ensure you can learn with as few lessons as possible. We set goals within each driving lesson to help each student reach their full potential as a safe, confident and courteous driver.

Driving Lesson Deals

The rates are very competitive with quality driving lessons at great prices, but we also have a range of deals. Along with our fantastic new starter discounts, we also have student and block booking discounts.

Our tuition cars

Learn to drive in Doncaster, Sheffield and other areas around the UK, and have a choice of the car you learn to drive in. You can pass your driving test in a variety of cars including Fiesta, Corsa, DS3, Mercedes A-Class, BMW One Series or similar. All the cars are fitted with He-Man dual controls. These mean the instructor can break and control the clutch to bring you peace of mind as you begin your lessons. It aids the student in the early stages and as they progress towards the driving test

Intensive Fast Pass Courses

We are now able to offer intensive driving courses in Doncaster, Barnsley, Wakefield, Rotherham and Sheffield. Our courses give you the opportunity to pass the driving test in the quickest time possible. It’s a great way to ensure you can get driving as soon as possible and still feel confident on the road. See our intensive course page on our website for full packages and prices.  


Driving School Areas


Local driving school is a franchise with schools and instructors that provide lessons in:

Doncaster                        Thorne

Rotherham                       Wakefield

Barnsley                           Hull

Sheffield                           Chesterfield

Leicester                          Worksop/Retford

Pontefract/Castleford       Scunthorpe





Local Driving School offer driving instructor training with a guaranteed position for those wishing to pursue a career as a qualified driving instructor. Once you complete your training, you can join our driving school franchise. All training is structured and tailored to each trainee’s individual requirements by our accredited DVSA trainers.


When it comes to franchises, we believe we are different to most other driving schools. We don’t just take on new instructors and send you off, but invest in you. We ensure you’re a valued member of the team and have the right quantity of work. Instructors joining us can either supply their own driving tuition car, or use one of our brand new BMW One Series cars. These are included in our premium packages and come with insurance, full maintenance and service.

If you’re an instructor looking to join a quality franchise that will invest in you, then choose Local Driving School.