The Ice Factor Ltd


Leven Road, Kinlochleven, Argyll, PH50 4SF

    The National Ice Climbing Centre & UK's Premier Mountain Activity Centre.

    The ultimate day out in the Scottish Highlands at the UK's premier adventure centre…
    indoor ice + rock climbing… winter + summer outdoor hillwalking, mountaineering + climbing… aerial adventure course with abseiling +  giant swing… shop… restaurant… Chillers Bar & Bistro… children’s play areas.

    10 minutes from Glencoe and 30 minutes from Fort William.

    Families and beginners welcome

    The National Centre for Ice climbing centre.
    2005 Thistle Award Winner - Innovation. This award is open to businesses, partnerships or collaborative groups who can demonstrate that they have achieved success in delivering a genuinely innovative tourism project that has made a difference, the award seeks to recognise innovative approaches to introducing a product which has not previously existed and which is highly customer-focused.

    Communal Changing Facilities
    Equipment Hire
    Tuition/Coaching Available
    Baby changing facilities available
    Indoor & Outdoor Play Areas

    Guide dogs welcome; hearing loop; information available in Braille; information available in large print; disabled assistance provided; wheelchair access; disabled toilets.


    **Currently closed due to fire damage. Due to reopen end of December 2015**

    4 Activity Centre
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    We are open from 9 am seven days a week, 364 days a year for instructed and non instructed activities.
    Late night opening Tuesday and Thursday night until 10pm.
    The Bar/ Bistro open till late.


    • The main entrance has level access


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Indoor Play Area


    • Equipment Hire
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Tuition Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • JCB Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Lunch Available
    • Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Changing Room/Lockers
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point


    • There is an audible alarm system
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes


    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
      • restaurant


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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