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Peak District National Park

Half Day Classic Mini Driving Adventure - Ashbourne

  • Location Ashbourne
  • Price from £199.00


The classic Mini is THE MUST DRIVE iconic motor of all time!

Let us take you back in time of 'real' British motoring. 

If you are looking for that Great British Road Trip adventure that is guaranteed to leave you with miles of smiles as you wind your way through the heart of the English Peak District countryside in a car small on size but huge on personality….. then you are in the right place!!!!! 

Our beautifully restored 1275cc Mini Cooper “Matilda” is the ultimate Great British motoring icon, with HUGE amounts character and charismatic style!

Matilda the Mini is super FUN and has the ability to make everyone smile from ear to ear with her effortless charisma, romance and charm- as well as get all attention on the road! 

Book your half day adventure behind the wheel of our beautiful classic Mini and choose from our collection of EPIC road trips.

Simply grab the keys, pick up the map, retro hamper and go on an adventure like never before!

'Give the Gift of Adventure'

This experience is the perfect gift for the fun and adventurous type to try out what ‘proper’ motoring used to be like, or for those who grew up around this iconic car to get back behind the wheel once again. 
 Maybe the Mini was a first car or it brings back memories of trips with family ‘back in the day.’ 

Whatever it may be, this 1 hour experience brings back those emotions that only come with driving a classic Cooper.

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Comfort Accommodation

Please contact the provider for further details.

    What's included

  • Other Miles of Smiles

    What you'll need

  • Other driving licence


Custom Policy

For you to be fully insured to drive Matilda you must be between the ages of 25-75, have less than 6 points on your driving license and a pre-authorised deposit of £1,400 on an active credit card. This will not be taken from your account but purely held during the duration of the hire. This will be returned when the car is brought back to the collection point in the same condition it was received.
You can move the date of your booking to an alternate date if your circumstances change.
This modification can be done free of charge provided you let us know at least 48 hours before the hire period is due to start. Simply make the date change by contacting Retro Mini Hire via email of via the contact page on the website.
However, if a cancellation is requested, the amount paid for your hire will be non-refundable.




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Retro Mini Hire is the experience provider for Half Day Classic Mini Driving Adventure - Ashbourne