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Save more with an Annual Chill Factore Membership this September and receive 30% off the Annual Membership as well as the 30% saving on snow activities.

Add the relevant membership product to the basket and add the promo code: MEM30 to get 30% off Annual Memberships booked by 30th September 2019

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a snowboard beginner day lesson from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a ski beginner day lesson from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a snowboard 2 day course from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a ski beginner 2 day course from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a ski beginner 3 day course from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Make the most of our amazing sale and get a snowboard 3 day course from £85.

Apply the promotional code LSN85 at checkout for any lessons before 18th October.

Must be booked before midnight on 23rd September.

Looking for activities for you and the kids near Manchester? We have everything under one roof here at Chill Factore. No need to haul the whole family from one location to another, you can please everyone, from the adrenaline enthusiast to the chilled observer.

 

Chill Factore, near the Trafford Centre, is packed with fun things to do for the whole family. We’re home to the longest real snow slope in the UK. And what says fun more than real snow – and lots of it? From sledging and sliding to group ski lessons and private tuition, we’ve got something for everyone. There’s even a comfortable viewing gallery for the less active, so you can sit back, enjoy a coffee, and watch the excitement unfold.

 

Family fun activities at Manchester’s Chill Factore

 

 

 

 

What can you do at Chill Factore?

There’s lots of family activities to choose from at our Manchester based, real-snow venue.

Things to do at Manchester’s Chill Factore for kids and families

 

Our Snow Park and Climbing Wall are perfect for family days out, team building and thrill-seekers. For families who want to learn something new together, we offer Group Ski Lessons and Snowboarding Courses too. Great for learning a new skill, or brushing up on an old one, our snow-based lessons are designed to suit your individual learning style and help you progress through the ranks at a pace that works best for you.

 

 

Family Ski Lessons Manchester

 

If you’re looking for something new to experience as a family during the school holidays, or perhaps you would like to have some regular quality time together each week? Why not do both and consider learning to ski as a family. At Chill Factore we offer Beginner Ski Lessons, right through to Improver and Developer courses. Our instructors are trained to the highest standards and can take you from complete snow novice to proficient skier in almost no time at all. It’s a great way to bond as a family, build your fitness levels, and prepare you for ski holidays in the future.

 

Learn to Snowboard Manchester

 

If snowboarding is your passion, Manchester’s only real snow venue is the perfect place to let off some steam and develop your skills. Ideal for adults and younger learners, our Beginner Snowboarding Lessons can help you find your snow legs and familiarise yourself with the board and the snow. You can then go on to develop your skills with our Improver and Developer courses. The UK’s longest real snow slope at Chill Factore is the perfect place for private lessons on the slope and freestyle sessions too. For those who want to learn to snowboard in Manchester, our snowboarding lessons are tailored to suit total beginners, intermediates or more advanced boarders.

 

Snow Park & Climbing

 

Our Snow Park and Climbing Wall should certainly be on your list of things to do in Manchester with the kids. We’ve recently had a revamp and now offer even more fun than ever before! All ages love our Snow Park — even toddlers have their own play area, mini sliding track and soft play toys in Mini Moose Land. Everyone has a good time skidding and gliding on our Downhill Donuts, Ice Slide, Snow Slide and Sledge ‘n’ Slide — and we see lots of parents making snow angels too! Have a head for heights? Test your nerve on our 12m climbing wall!

 

Taster Snowboard & Ski Lessons

 

Kids and adults looking for fun things to do in Manchester will love our Fun Taster Sessions. Learn to snowboard or take up skiing lessons. Once you get your snow legs, you can move onto a range of ski and snowboard lessons – from beginner to advanced.

 

Advanced Snowboard & Ski Lessons

 

We don’t forget about our advanced skiers and snowboarders at Chill Factore. Hone your snow skills with highly experienced and professional instructors. You can also try our specialist coaching via our moguls sessions, freestyle sessions and race events.

 

Ski Lift Passes

 

Once you and your family are proficient on your skis or board, grab yourself a lift pass and enjoy some free time on the snow. Open 364 days a year, visiting Chill Factore in Manchester is something you can enjoy all year round. If you already ski or snowboard, grab a lift pass anytime and indulge your passion. The freedom of our main slope is ideal for perfecting your technique. Check out our offers pages for the latest deals.

 

Events

 

Many visitors come to Chill Factore not to take part in an activity themselves on the snow, but to watch friends and athletes. Our viewing balconies provide guests with a comfortable place to spectate and enjoy a hot chocolate, après ski style! Check out our events pages for details on lift passes, awesome freestyle sessions (Terrain Challenges) and moguls. Get competitive and join us during race events, too.

 

Shopping Fix

 

Manchester is one of the best cities in the UK for shopping — and Chill Factore doesn’t disappoint either. Kit yourself out in quality outdoor clothing and skiing equipment from world-leading retailers and shops right here in the Alpine Street at Chill Factore. It’s a great way to get yourself ready to hit the slopes!

 

Group Bookings

 

Searching for fun activities in Manchester for groups or corporate events? At Chill Factore we have the capacity to accommodate parties, schools and team-building sessions. Contact the team on 0161 749 2225 or email groups@chillfactore.com to discuss your requirements.

 

Finding Chill Factore

 

Chill Factore is a top tourist attraction in Manchester. Great for a family day out and easily located, our real snow venue is the ideal adventure playground for adults, families and groups looking for something different and fun to do. Based at Beyond, near the Trafford Centre, we’re just a 5-minute drive from EventCity Manchester, a 10-minute drive from MediaCityUK in Salford and a 20-minute drive from Old Trafford football ground. The town of Stretford lies just south of our snow venue, while Manchester city centre, Castlefield and the Northern Quarter are all around seven miles away.

 

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