Fancy hitting the slopes for some winter skiing while visiting Aberdeen? Palm Court Hotel is a perfect base for hitting a day at the slopes, we have some great nearby ski centre options for you to choose from.
Lecht Ski Centre offer winter activities that are ideal for all levels of skiers and snowboarders but especially good for beginners and intermediates. A total 12 different lifts, including a 3 person chairlift and a magic carpet travelator which get novices going on day one. All equipment and clothing can be hired on site, equipment can be booked on line, the ski school can develop your skills from basic to racers and all in a safe environment close to the beautiful purpose built day lodge, which houses cafe, bar, ticket office, shop, ski hire, toilets all under one roof.
Winter sports enthusiasts flock to Royal Deeside, where Aberdeenshire meets Cairngorms National Park for fun in the snow that’s not to be missed. Cairngorm Mountain near Aviemore is the best known of the ski and snowboard areas in the National Park. It is also the highest and holds the snow well throughout the season.
There is lots of variety at Cairngorm Mountain and the terrain parks, kickers and rails have attracted some of Britain’s best snowboarders and skiers to the area. You can find out more by clicking here. Cairngorm Mountain is home to Scotland’s only funicular railway. This is a unique visitor experience that allows people of all abilities to reach the Top Station where the Ptarmigan Restaurant and viewing terrace provide panoramic views from over 3,500ft. There is also an exhibition, shop and the highest post box in the British Isles. Visitors can also book on to a guided walk to the summit and back from there, but may not otherwise exit the Top Station.
Glenshee Ski Centre offers the UK’s most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities with 22 lifts and 36 runs which offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. There are lots of options to choose from – you can join a class, go private, hire an instructor for you. Find out more details by clicking here.
Fancy some skiing in Aberdeen closer to our Palm Court Hotel? The Aberdeen Snowsports Centre is just a 10 minute drive from The Palm Court Hotel and really to offer a variety of ways to learn that suit all needs. If you are planning an Aberdeen city break The Snowsports Centre really is a perfect, fun activity for all. You can find out more in our Aberdeen Snowsports Centre blog by clicking here.
Join us at The Palm Court Hotel before some skiing in this winter. With so much skiing activity to choose from our comfy, cosy beds and truly Scottish hospitality and a perfect way to relax after a day on the slopes. We hope to welcome you soon…