The United Kingdom has a wide variety of indoor ski slopes in many different locations, so wherever you are in the UK, you’re never too far away from your nearest slope. As the colder winter months set in, you may not want to ski outdoors which is why there are 6 centres which are indoors, providing a great shelter from the elements whilst you can still perfect your skiing techniques.
SNO!zone, Braehead, Scotland
Offering both skiing and snowboarding lessons, this Scottish indoor ski slope is the only indoor facility in Scotland but its facilities are amazing. It is home to the longest slope in the UK (200 metres) and not only can you practice your skiing and snowboarding here, but SNO!zone Braehead also offers other snow activities such as sledding, ice climbing and luge!
SNO!zone, Castleford, Yorkshire
An ideal place for beginners and intermediate skiers to practice, the Castleford SNO!zone is also great to hire for parties, and offers great sledging and ice sliding sessions who those who want to try something new and fun. Tobogganing for toddlers is also available so all ages can enjoy the indoor centre and lessons are there for those who want to learn. The après ski bars and entertainment venues also are great for chilling out post ski session!
SNO!zone, Town Centre, Milton Keynes
With cannons that release real snow onto the slopes as you glide down, the MK SNO!zone offers a real winter experience all year round. With this indoor ski slope, you can still get the real feeling of being on a mountain top as real snow is used to give it a more authentic feel. Expert instructors run every lesson and advanced coaching is also there for those that need it!
Chill Factore, Urmston, Manchester
Situated next to the M60 flyover in Manchester, anyone who has seen this centre from the outside can vouch for us that it is BIG. Built in 2007, the Chill Factore is home to the widest slope in the UK reaching a huge 100 metres wide. With a variety of activities to choose from including skiing, snowboarding, air boarding, luge, tubing, zipper, soccer, sledging and much more, there is never a dull moment at this venue.
The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The newest skiing facility in the UK, the Snow Centre was built in 2009 and is popular with kids and adults alike. With many discounts on lessons or dining at the centre, it is popular with families and can offer group or private lessons for those that need them. Gear hire is included in your lesson price and top quality equipment is provided for a great ski session.
SnowDome, Tamworth, Staffordshire
With a multitude of events such as the annual Big Bang Snowboard Show, the SnowDome is a great venue for lovers of skiing, snowboarding and anything related to snow! Home to the only designated area for playing in the snow, lovers of ice skating can also join in the fun at this action packed centre.