Try something new
There’s no need to head to the Alps to experience the thrills and chills of winter sports. There are plenty of opportunities to take to the slopes and ice right here in Great Britain.
Wrap up warm and enjoy!
Ice skate at The North Pole, Parker’s Piece, Cambridge
Take to the ice at Cambridge’s winter wonderland. As well as the glass roof-covered rink, there’re fairground rides, food stalls and an ice bar to enjoy.
Thrill-seekers will love the three-lane ice slide – the longest in the UK. Do you dare have a go?
Hit the slopes in Gloucester
Fancy trying your hand at skiing or snowboarding? You can slalom to your heart’s content at Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre.
Beginners can enjoy lessons from expert instructors, while more experienced winter sports enthusiasts can showcase their skills at the freestyle sessions. There’s even a lodge where you can enjoy some apres ski!
Skate under the stars at Glasgow’s Elfingrove
Scotland’s biggest ice rink is back for another festive season. Take to the ice against the backdrop of the stunning Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. During the day your laps around the ice will be accompanied by a fun festive soundtrack and as night falls a magical light show will keep skaters and spectators alike captivated.
Don’t forget to make a pitstop at the Mallow Café for an unforgettable hot chocolate. Delicious.
- Open-air ice rink at Warwick Castle
Get out onto the ice!