Browsing entries tagged with Snow Centre

11 Aug 2016

The Snow Centre gets a Swiss flavour

The Snow Centre gets a Swiss flavour

The Snow Centre has teamed up with Switzerland Tourism and the Valais to give UK skiers an even more authentic experience while practicing their skills on the closest real snow slope to London. The walls…

6 Jun 2016

Ski with a friend at The Snow Centre

Ski with a friend at The Snow Centre

Get some practice time in on Britain’s largest indoor real ski lesson slope in the UK and introduce a friend to snowsports this month, with The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead. During the month of June,…

22 Sep 2011

Avalanche talks back in UK

Avalanche talks back in UK

The hugely successful HAT (Henry’s Avalanche Talks) series is back in the UK this October, on tour of the country’s indoor snow centres. The talks are well worth getting along to if you can,…

20 Jul 2011

Parents go free at Chill Factor

Parents go free at Chill Factor

Manchester’s Chill Factor indoor ski centre has come up with the perfect plan to keep the kids occupied during the summer holidays, while keeping the costs down: parents get free passes to join in…

10 Apr 2011

Easter fun at the Snow Centre

Easter fun at the Snow Centre

In the UK for Easter but want to keep the kids entertained with a snowy adventure or two? Why not take them down to an indoor ski centre. The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempsted is launching The Cresta Run for…

30 Oct 2010

Skiing for Somerset?

Skiing for Somerset?

They are springing up all over the place now ... but Somerset could get its first indoor snow dome and leisure complex in a few years, if plans in Weston-Super-Mare go ahead. Leisuredome UK Ltd has unveiled…

12 Apr 2010

Evans skis for breakfast challenge

Evans skis for breakfast challenge

BBC Radio 2 host Chris Evans took to the slopes last Friday for his latest Breakfast Show Sporting Challenge. Fun-loving Evans clipped into his skis at the Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre for a ‘slalom ski…

9 Jan 2010

Roof skiing?

Roof skiing?

One skier found a novel way to enjoy Britain’s snowfall: off-piste on the roof of The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead. Director of the ski school at the centre Peter Gillespie was spotted skiing a few…

6 Oct 2009

New beginner course combines UK and Austria

New beginner course combines UK and Austria

Having a few lessons in a UK snow centre is no bad thing before you go away; for beginners, it can be of real benefit before they embark on that first trip to the snow. But what if you could take your…

1 Oct 2009

Big Bang is back

Big Bang is back

It’s snowboard time!  Whet your appetite for the coming winter with a boarders’-only event: The Big Bang Snowboard Show 2009 is on the road. Big Bang combines all the elements of the usual consumer…

28 Aug 2009

Nordic ski tunnel to open in Germany

Nordic ski tunnel to open in Germany

Downhill skiers get indoor snow centres, so why not cross-country enthusiasts? Well, Germany is about to open its first covered Nordic trail - a ski tunnel where year-round training is possible on ‘real’…

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