About Us

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About Us

Yorkshire Outdoors was established by Richard Fawcett, just over 25 years ago, we’ve got a passion for the place in which we live and work in, and the things we do show this tremendously well. Everything we offer is about quality, and offering a truly unique experience where customer satisfaction is absolutely paramount to us.

As one of the foremost adventure experience providers in the UK, Yorkshire Outdoors is the perfect choice for your adventure. We offer our exceptional course which is set in 50 acres for you to challenge yourself in a 4×4 Land Rover for the ultimate experience. With the expert guidance of one of our trained team, get ready to have the time of your life! Whatever your experience level with our 1-1 tuition we’ll be here every step of the way.

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Meet the Team

Our 4x4 & Outdoors Experience Professionals

Richard Fawcett
Managing Director
Richard is a force to be reckoned with! Passionate and highly experienced, with many years spent driving across magnificent Australian sand dunes, Richard is a proud holder of the coveted Land Rover Instructor Certificate 1991 and is also a 4x4 Competition Winner.

Richard says ``I look forward to providing for you with the finest Adventure Experiences.``

Abbey
Office manager
Abbey is our Office Manager in charge of our team handling your enquiry ,coming from a background of customer service she makes sure that her & her team make your day go smoothly from beginning to end!
Brian Kidd
4x4 Off-Road & Clay Shooting Instructor
Brian joined the Yorkshire Outdoors team having years of experience in off road driving and clay pigeon shooting, his unique approach to everything he offers is quite like no other, specifically his off road driving, where he brings a certain new twist to it! All Brian's customers compliment him in our visitors book 'we don't know how much he's paying them!' If you're fortunate enough to have Brian - enjoy!
Vince Murray
Operations Manager
Vince joined the team after serving 24 yrs with the HM Forces as our Operations Manager & instructor, vastly experienced in 4x4, Quads & Segway’s tuition, Vince delivers his training in a fun & informative way !
Rob Trenhom
Workshop Manger
Geoff Watkins
4X4 OFF-ROAD INSTRUCTOR
Still going strong at over 80 years of age, Geoff's story is truly remarkable and an inspiration to us all. You can read all about Geoff by clicking the link below - it's well worth a read!
Read Geoff's Story...click here
Pete Vickerman
Sales and Marketing Manager
Pete visited Yorkshire Outdoors as a customer last year & was so impressed he asked to join the team!, Having many years in sales & management along with his passionate approach to giving great customer service Pete is the ideal person to talk to for corporate sales and marketing for Yorkshire Outdoors
Chris Axleby
4x4 Off Road Instructor
Gordon Wilkinson
4x4 Off-Road Instructor
Gordon first visited us as a customer around 23 years ago and returned time and time again until he became so experienced that we just had to offer him a job! In losing our best customer we gained a truly fantastic instructor who is loved by all, never failing to raise a smile from his clients.

``Excellent! Gordon was a first class instructor. We've never had so much fun at 2mph!``
- Ron, Alex and Ben Whisker.

We all wish him continued improvement and eagerly waiting his return.

Allan Rose
4x4 Off Road Instructor
Sophie De Cogan
Administrator