Let it Snow

Wrap up, get outside and enjoy unforgettable family fun on the slopes!

Make Magical Memories at Midlothian Snowsports Centre

Why wait for the snow to arrive? Warm up for the winter and head up to Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend. Escape the city and visit the stunning hillside of the Pentlands Hills Regional Park. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing are all available at Britain’s largest artificial slope. A great way to practise and get the legs going before your winter holiday. The next weekend blocks of ski and snowboard lessons are running from Saturday Sept 16 to Oct 14, (excluding Sat Sept 23) or on Sundays October 1 to 22, or holiday camps are running from October 16 to 20. There’s no need to worry about equipment as it’s all supplied – even down to poles and helmets. Head back to snowsports this autumn at Midlothian Snowsports Centre, Hillend. Call Tel: 0131 445 544 now to get booked in. Visit ski.midlothian.gov.uk

Professional Instruction For All Levels at Cairngorm Mountain

CairnGorm Mountain is excited to begin its second year with a new Snow School, Cairngorm’s only on-site Ski and Snowboard School offering professional instruction for all levels. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned pro, they’ve got a lesson for you, offering group and private lessons for all levels, depending on your budget. Group lessons give you the opportunity to meet new friends and become part of a team whilst you learn. Or, if private lessons are more your style, then they can provide instructors who will cater specifically for you. The whole lesson will be dedicated 100 per cent to you and your specific needs and desires. To find out more or book now call Tel: 01479 861 322 or visit cairngormountain.org

An Enjoyable and Energetic Day at Glenshee

Glenshee is the most extensive ski area in Scotland with three chairlfts and 19 ground lifts giving a wide range of family-friendly terrain. There are two on-site Snowsport schools that will help you hone your skills, along with the Glenshee Performance Squad which coaches for racing and freestyle – a chance for kids to have fun in a supervised environment. There are two mountain cafes, and one at the roadside, to refuel yourselves in the course of the day, providing drinks and snacks for a hearty meal. For the non-skiers why not take a return trip up the Baddoch chair to Cairnwell cafe and enjoy a hot chocolate and panoramic views? If the worse was to happen there is also a free rescue service provided by the Ski Patrol Team. While the weather can be inclement on some days, Glenshee strives to give all visitors an enjoyable and energetic day. For more information visit the website and Facebook.

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