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Below is a list of Ski Resorts in Scotland & the UK with Links, Images and Reviews.

The Ski season in Scotland and northern England is normally from January to March, sometimes December to April.

The rest of the year, some of these resorts have a number of summer activities.

Listed below are 4 outdoor Ski Resorts in Scotland and 3 in England. Also listed are 1 indoor, real snow venue in Scotland and 4 indoor, real snow venues in England. There is a link at the bottom of this page for numerous Dry Ski Venues.

Click on the PostCodes for Maps and Reviews.

10 miles southeast of Aviemore, 126 miles north of Edinburgh. Cairngorm is 4,084 ft, sixth highest mountain in the UK. Scotland's top ski resort opened here in the 1960s and the Cairngorm Mountain Railway opened in 2001. The top station has a Visitor Centre and Restaurant with great views. The top Ptarmigan Station is at about 3,599 ft. Regular trains and buses run to Aviemore from all over the UK. Regular buses run from Aviemore to the Cairngorm ski centre. Tel: 01479 861 261.
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Nevis Range
5 miles east of Fort William, 107 miles northwest of Glasgow. The Nevis Range is on Aonach Mor mountain, just north of Ben Nevis. The range caters for almost every type of snow sport with the website giving a list of prices and information on lessons. There are 12 lifts including a gondola, mountain restaurant and much more. Regular buses and trains run to Fort William from all over the UK. Regular buses run between Fort William and the Nevis Range. Tel: 01397 705 825.
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Glencoe Mountain Resort
80 miles northwest of Glasgow, 13 miles east of Glencoe village. In winter, skiing, snowboarding, sledging and avalanche rescue training can be taken. In summer, sports catered for are mountain biking, archery, orienteering, hill walking, climbing, chairlift rides, photography, guided walks and home cooked food is served in the log cabin cafe. The resort has accommodation such as Glamping Pods and there are a number of hotels in Glencoe & Ballachulish 13 miles west. The Kingshouse Hotel is 2 miles from the resort and the Bridge of Orchy Hotel is 12 miles southeast of the resort. Regular buses between Glasgow and Fort William stop at the resort. Tel Glencoe Ski: 01855 851 226.
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Glenshee Ski Centre
25 miles north of Blairgowrie, 84 miles north of Edinburgh. Glenshee Ski Centre claims to offer the UK's most extensive skiing and snowboarding with 21 lifts and 36 runs offering a diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. You can join a class, ski yourself, hire an instructor for your group, get into race training or take value package deals. Tel: 01339 741 320.
Website . AB35 5XU

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The Lecht Ski Centre
53 miles west of Aberdeen. Lecht 2090 is at 2090 feet (645m) above sea level in the Eastern Cairngorms. Winter activities suit all levels of skiers and snowboarders, especially good for beginners and intermediates. A total of 12 lifts, and a magic carpet travelator to get novices going on day one. Tel: 01975 651 440.
Website . AB36 8YP


Scotland Real Snow Indoor

XSite Braehead
Snow Factor is indoor with real snow 5 miles west of Glasgow centre. A top family entertainment destination with real snow slopes, urban and lifestyle retailers, cool bars, restaurants, cinema, and extreme activities. As XSite is situated right next to the large Braehead Shopping Centre, regular buses run from Glasgow Centre. Tel: 0141 885 7000.
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England Mountain Skiing

Yad Moss
25 miles east of Penrith in Cumbria. The ski area has a fast Poma button tow. Length 600m: Vertical rise 120m: Top Station 725m: Uplift 600 people per hour. Depending on snow cover there is up to eight runs, half a mile in length, some prepared by a piste groomer, no ski hire. Tel: 01228 561 634.
Website . CA9 3HF


Weardale Ski Club
30 miles west of Durham. Now with a spacious two storey ski lodge and work shop, snowmobile, snowblower, and Kassbohrer piste basher. When the snow comes,we are ready to use it for Skiing, Snowboarding and Snow Kiting. Tel: 01388 317 767.
Website . DL13 1PB

Lake District Ski Club
5 miles west of Glenridding in the Lake District of Cumbria on Raise mountain, next to the 3,118ft / 950m Helvellyn mountain. Founded in 1936 with a 360-metre button tow, an hour's walk from the mines at Glenridding. Getting There. Tel: 01539 535 456.
Website . CA11 0QR


England Real Snow Indoor

Chill Factore
Indoor real snow 7 miles west of Manchester centre. You're spoilt for choice with our 180 metre long real snow slope to learn new skills or hone your technique, Also ideal for dining with friends and family or enjoying shopping on our Alpine Street. Tel: 0161 749 2222.
Website . M41 7JA

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Snozone Yorkshire
15 miles southeast of Leeds by Castleford. The ultimate family entertainment facility combining real snow slopes with shopping, bars, restaurants, cinema, family attractions and extreme activities. Tel: 0333 003 0520.
. WF10 4TA


Snozone Milton Keynes
In the centre of Milton Keynes. Family entertainment with real snow slopes, shopping, bars, restaurants, cinema, extreme activities, and more. Tel; 0333 003 0520.
. MK9 3XS


Valley Ridge
Indoor real snow in Great Blakenham on the north side of Ipswich, Suffolk due to open in 2024? Intended to be the world's first winter sports resort for a totally new concept in family activity holidays with Europe's largest indoor ski slope, 415 metres long by 70 metres wide, with a 100 metre drop for an exhilarating run for dedicated and fun seeking skiers.
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List of Dry Ski Slope throughout the UK

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