There are so many great indoor ski slopes located throughout the UK, here are some of our favourite indoor ski slopes in the UK.
Chill Factore, Manchester
As you drive across the bridge on the M60 on the way to the Trafford Park it is very difficult to miss the massive building which dominates the skyline that houses Chill Factore. Chill Factore offers a huge range of snow activities including skiing, tobogganing, snowboarding and snow play in their snow park. With a huge 180m long real snow slope, it’s one of the longest indoor ski slope in the UK and a beginners’ slope which is 40 metres long.
The snow park contains four great activities to keep children and adults entertained including tubing runs, sledge racing, a bobsleigh/luge run where you travel quickly down the course plus a fantastic snow luge ride for children aged 6 – 16. For children aged 4 and under there was the brilliant ‘Mini Moose Land’ which is a snow themed adventure zone.
Where: Chill Factore, Beyond, 7 Trafford Way, Trafford City, Manchester, M41 7JA
Web: Chill Factore
Tamworth Snowdome, West Midlands
The snowdome in Tamworth boasts the one of longest indoor ski slopes in the UK at 170 metres long, and the first snow down we had visited. There are also two snow academy areas which are separate 30m and 25m slopes so its a great place to learn how to ski or to refresh your skills before you next ski holiday. One of the favourite areas here for kids will be the snow play area, where they will love making snowballs with the real snow, tubing, sledging and having fun on the giant snow slide.
Where: Leisure Island, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 7ND
Snow Factor Braehead, Ayrshire and Arran
Snow Factor in Braehead on the outskirts of Glasgow is another one of our favourites. With a dedicated sledging slope which the kids love and family friendly ski sessions, its a fantastic place to learn and improve your skiing skills. Inside you’ll find the longest indoor real snow slope in the UK at 200m, served by four ski lifts and is considered a blue level piste.
Also try out their ice wall as its one of the few places in the UK you can experience this.
Where: XSite, Braehead, Kings Inch Road, Renfrewshire, PA4 8XQ
Web: Snow Factor
The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead is the most recent snowdome in the UK and the closest indoor real snow slope to London . Featuring a 160m long and 30m wide main piste, served by four lifts and lined with snow cannons. The Snow Centre also has the largest indoor ski lesson slope (100m long) in the UK with real snow, ensuring perfect ski conditions all year round. You might have seen this snowdome on TV as its where the celebs train before they compete on Channel 4’s The Jump programme.
It’s not just skiing and snowboarding here, kids love visiting to play in the real snow at their snow centre and slide and spin down the custom built snow slope of the Ringo slide.
Where: The Snow Centre, St Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9NH
Web: The Snow Centre
Snozone, Milton Keynes
Snozone Milton Keynes is the largest indoor real snow resort in Europe with a 170m main slope covered in fresh snow as each night 16 cannons launch cooled water into the air to create 1,500 tonnes of snow on the piste. A dedicated nursery slope for beginners and learners is available and lessons are available to book.
Popular with families at Snozone are their 45 minute Family Fun Sledging Sessions on real snow.
Where: Snozone Milton Keynes, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3XS
Web: Snozone Milton Keynes
Snozone, Castleford, West Yorkshire
Snozone Castleford offers something for all the family, with over 1,500 tonnes of real snow at this large indoor snowdome covering 430,000 sq.ft,, an area equivalent to six football pitches.
The 170m long piste is rated as one of the best in the UK, so its perfect for skiing and snowboarding and a separate nursery slope is available for beginners.
You can book a 45 minute sledging session which is perfect for families to have some fun in the snow.
Where: Snozone Castleford, Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA
Web: Snozone Castleford