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  • Cairngorm Mountain Ski Centre
    Cairngorm Mountain Ski Centre
  • A group of boarders stand holding their boards in front of a tow lift with their hands in the air at Glencoe
    Snowboarders at Glencoe
  • Two skiers ski off-piste down Cairnwell, one of the mountains within the Glenshee Ski Centre
    Off-piste skiing on Cairnwell, one the mountains within the Glenshee Ski Centre
  • Skiers look across the Nevis Range
    Skiers look across the Nevis Range
  • A family posing together on the main slope at the indoor snowsports centre Snow Factor, Braehead
    Snow Factor, Braehead

Come and celebrate World Snow Day on Sunday 18 January 2015 with a fantastic range of events at Scotland's mountain resorts, aimed at encouraging families to get out on the slopes. All events are weather and snow conditions dependent, so please check with the centre before you travel.


Glenshee will hold a Winter Olympics-themed fancy dress fun race for all those aged 16 and under. It will include categories for established club racers and non-racers alike.

Other fun activities to look out for include:

  • Skiing and snowboarding taster sessions, available on a first come, first served basis
  • Snowballs through Olympic rings
  • Snow sculpture competition
  • Tubing
  • Ski demonstrations
  • Free use of Beginners lifts

Find more information about Glenshee.


Enjoy a fun-filled family day on the snow at Glencoe, and look out for:

  • Free sledging all day
  • Free chairlift access for children
  • Snowtrax rides
  • Show off your snowman building skills
  • Find out what's involved in building an igloo with a special demonstration
  • Try your hand at children's races

Find more information about Glencoe.

Nevis Range

Join the World Snow Day celebrations at the Nevis Range and enjoy a great day out on the slopes with the offers and activities below.

  • There will be 10 Beginner Packages available for half price to the first people to book by phone and quote ‘World Snow Day offer’. 
  • Enjoy a day's hire of snow shoes for half price.
  • Bring or buy a sledge and have a snow day - remember that under-fives go free on the gondola!
  • Build a World Snow Day sculpture - register by noon and be ready for the judging at two o'clock. Entrant can claim a mug of hot chocolate at one of the resort cafes on the day. 
  • The new Pinemarten cafe bar will stay open at the end of the day. Celebrate World Snow Day in après ski style with a selection of Scottish fayre and a wee dram.

Find more information about the day at Nevis Range.

Snow Factor

Celebrate World Snow Day indoors at the exciting Snow Factor complex in Braehead and don't miss savings for all the family.

  • Get a free kids pass with a full paying adult.
  • Free children's sledging when with a full paying adult.
  • Children can also eat free with a full paying adult.

Find more information about Snow Factor.