Driving Lessons Eastgate

Learning to drive is your ticket to fun, freedom and independence. Whether you need to drive for business or purely for social, having your driving licence opens up a world of opportunities for you. Driving lessons start from £30 per hour.

Independent, approved driving instructor (ADI).

Learners have a 95% pass rate on their test.

Local and loved by learners.

Papa Nick’s Driving School in Eastgate

I pride myself on offering flexible and affordable driving lessons in Peterborough for people of all ages and skill levels. If you want to pass your test quickly and first time, you won’t find a higher pass rate from a driving instructor in Peterborough.

Operating in the PE1 area, you can expect to have a mix of busy roads, roundabout navigation and, parking. Eastgate is known for tight parking spaces and narrow roads – I’ll give you the confidence behind the wheel to navigate these roads with ease!

I’m fully DVSA (Driver’s and Vehicle Standard Agency) registered and, ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) compliant. This means whether the driving lessons are for you or someone from your family, you can have complete peace of mind.

You’ll learn practice test routes, common manoeuvres you’ll be asked to do in your driving test and so much more!

Whether you need hourly driving lessons or more intense bulk packages, Papa Nick’s Driving School in Eastgate can help you.

Book your driving lesson

You can now book your driving lessons online. If you would like to learn with my driving school, you can see all of my prices and availability in the booking system below.

If you’d like to book bulk hours, please use the button below!

Bulk Booking

What else does Papa Nick’s Driving School offer?

Aside from your practical driving test, we offer a range of services that other driving instructors don’t! If you’re unsure about any of the lessons we offer, please contact me here.

  • Theory test preparation
  • Manual lessons
  • Professional driving instructors
  • Intensive driving courses
  • Lessons in the surrounding area such as Old Fletton, New Fletton, Woodston and Stanground.

Local facts about Eastgate, Peterborough

Eastgate forms part of Peterborough’s Central Ward and is immediately east of the Peterborough Cathedral. The most popular primary school in the area is Bishop Creighton County with Thomas Deacon Academy being the most popular secondary school. Secondary school students who want driving lessons in Eastgate typically attend schools here or in nearby areas. The Eastgate Community Centre hosts plenty of amazing conferences for the local community to promote people’s wellbeing and religions.

How to find Papa Nick’s Driving School

You can find Papa Nick’s Driving School here:

53 Benland



Driving directions from Eastgate, Peterborough to Papa Nick’s Driving School (starting point is Kesteven Walk).

Estimated drive time – 13 minutes (4.1 miles)

1. Take Star Rd to Bishop’s Rd.

2. Follow Bishop’s Rd, A15 and Westfield Rd to Atherstone Ave.

3. Continue on Atherstone Ave to Bretton Gate

4. Continue on Bretton Gate. Take Bretton Way to Benland.

5. Drive to Benland.

Common questions about lessons

We want to make sure you become the best driver you can be! So, before you consider booking lessons, it’s important you understand everything you can about driving courses, driving lessons and, driving instructors.

Can I learn to drive with family or friends?

Yes, you can practice with members of your family/household. Anyone you practise with has to be over 21, qualified to drive and, held their driving licence for at least 3 years. While learning with family and friends is a great way to practice, we always recommend using a professional driving instructor before taking your test.

How much do driving lessons cost?

Driving lessons with Papa Nicks’ Driving School start at £30 per hour. We do offer bulk bookings and driving lesson packages which brings that price down. For example, a 10-hour booking of driving lessons will save you over £200.

How many lessons do you need to pass your driving test?

On average, people have 40 hours of lessons before they’re ready to take their driving test according to the DVSA. It depends on your experience, how many driving lessons you can have a week and, your performance behind the wheel.

Is 20 driving lessons enough?

For some pupils, it can be! It’s best to be patient with yourself and not rush. If you want to pass your driving test the first time, it’s important that you’re 100% confident and ready. The lessons I offer in the Peterborough area focus on making sure that you’re familiar with the roads and the types of drivers before taking your test.

Our Location

53 Benland

T: 07981408310