Young Driver is committed to providing a safe experience for our customers. We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry charter mark by Visit Britain.
This means we have all the required Covid-19 safety processes in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all.
Look out for the big red bus...this is where Hannah and the team will meet you and get you checked in.
The driving course includes two way and one way roads, junctions and roundabouts. The manoeuvres which can take place onsite include: forward and reverse slalom, turn in the road, parallel park, bay park, left and right reverse and figure of eight. Also, located at the rear of the car park, we have a steering track.
Around the perimeter we have opportunities to change gear and control speed on approach to junctions and roundabouts and when crossing the path of oncoming vehicles.
There are no catering facilities on site however there is a Wetherspoons Restaurant a short walk away. Free parking is available.
Please note dogs are not permitted on site, with the exception of Guide Dogs.
Intu Merry Hill is easily accessible from the M5 and the main routes leading from Birmingham City Centre. Young Driver is situated next to Merry Hill Shopping Centre at the Gateway, Brierley Hill. Follow the signs for ‘The Waterfront’ and on to Waterfront Way.
Please do not use the postcode for the shopping centre. If using a Satnav then use the postcode DY5 1XA.
From the North
If you're driving to Merry Hill from the north, the best route to take is the M6, M5 south and then exit the motorway at junction 2 (Dudley turn). Follow the A4123 (signposted Dudley) to Burntree Island, turn left onto the A461 through Dudley to the junction with A4036, then follow the brown basket signs.
From the East
If you're driving to the centre from the east, take the M42, M5 and exit at junction 4 (Stourbridge turn). Follow the A491 to Stourbridge and then the A4036 to Merry Hill. The route is signposted with the brown basket signs.
From the West
From the west, the quickest route is the M54, M6, M5 south and exit at junction 2 (Dudley turn). Follow the A4123 (signposted Dudley) to Burntree Island and turn left onto the A461 through Dudley to the junction with A4036. Then follow the brown basket signs.
From the South
If you're coming from the south, the easiest route is the M5 northbound and exit junction 4 (Stourbridge turn). Follow the A491 to Stourbridge and then the A4036 to Merry Hill. The route is signposted with the brown basket signs.
Venue Mobile Number for event day only (Please note this will not be answered outside of event days) : 0782 729 8014
Please note that dogs are not allowed on site (except for Guide Dogs).