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My names James Platt and I’m a fully qualified, experianced driving instructor. I’m professional, friendly and easy going.

Lessons are tailored at a pace which suits you. If you feel nervous or lacking in confidence don’t worry. You won’t be asked to do more than you feel you can.

Coronavirus update: I am back at work as of July 6th 2020. Precautions to keep the car clean and reduce risk between lessons will be in place. Please ask for details.

Please get in touch via my Facebook page James Platt-Driving Instructor if you’d like to send my a message or read my reviews.

I am based in Cowling, North Yorkshire. giving driving lessons around Skipton, Gargrave, Embsay,  Bradley, Lothersdale, Kildwick, Farnhill, Crosshills, Glusburn, Sutton-in-Craven and Silsden  Please ring me on 07875 639 167 to enquire about other locations. I may be able to help.

For a no obligation chat, please get in touch via phone, text or via my Facebook page.


  • Fully qualified instructor since 2007
  • Flexible lesson times
  • Collection from home, school or work
  • Nervous/Anxious students always welcome
  • Relaxed, friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly and experienced, learning to drive should be fun
  • Easy ways to learn manoeuvres
  • High pass rate
  • Driving lessons in Skipton, Cowling, Crosshills and the Yorkshire Dales


Check out our James Platt Driving Facebook page for reviews from real pupils

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