Family days out shouldn’t be boring! With activities to suit all abilities (no experience necessary!), Snow Factor is the ideal day out with the kids.

Voted Best Family Day Out in Scotland 2016 at the Scottish Entertainment Awards, Snow Factor is also ranked 4 stars by Visit Scotland and the #No1 Things to Do in Renfrew on TripAdvisor, our facilities are the perfect setting to learn something new together.

Treat the kids to s fun filled sledging session, tackle the indoor ice wall, learn to ski or snowboard, all under the watchful eye of our highly skilled and professional team of instructors.

Once you’ve all worked up an appetite you’ll find that Bar Varia Family Restaurant serving freshly prepared dishes from our Bavarian & kid’s menus.


  • Q: Do I need to bring my own equipment?
  • A: No, Snow Factor provide all specialist equipment.  Equipment hire is included in the cost of your lesson, please note that clothing hire is not included.
  • Q: Can I hire salopettes and a ski jacket?
  • A: Yes, Snow Factor hire salopettes and ski jackets from £3.50pp if pre-booked, (this costs £5.50 JNR / £6.50 Adult on the day).  We also hire wellies.
  • Q: Is there an age limit for the activities?
  • A: Yes minimum age restrictions apply.  (Sledging: Min 3yrs, Skiing: Min 3yrs, Snowboarding: Min 5yrs, Ice Climbing: Min 12yrs).
  • Q: Is there somewhere to change, shower and eat?
  • A: Yes, we have a Bavarian Restaurant on site which overlooks the slope.  Bar Varia is a family friendly restaurant with a free soft play area for the little ones.  We also have shower and changing facilities.


Group Activities
Sledging (30 minute session)£10.00£12.00
Family Ski or Board Taster (max 4 pax)   N/A   N/A£89.00
Ski or Snowboard Lesson 2 Hour (13yrs+)   N/A£55.00
Ice Climbing Taster 1hr Hours (12yrs+)£30.00£30.00
Ski or Snowboard Taster Session (7+)£29.00£29.00

 * Prices are per person.  All instructed prices include technical equipment hire.  Clothing can be hired at an additional cost (£3.50pp if pre-booked).

You can find out more about sledging, ice climbing, ski and snowboard lessons via the following links;

Give us a wee call on 0871 222 5672 to enquire or book


Sometimes you want to do things at your own pace, in your own space and without the pressure of others learning in a group that might be ahead of you or behind you.  That’s where our exclusive lessons come in.

Exclusive ski or snowboard lessons are delivered in small, private groups here at Snow Factor, Braehead and will progress at your pace, meaning you get more time to hone your skills, learn and grow in confidence.

Private Lesson*£155.00£205.00£259.00

* Private lessons are subject to maximum capacity restrictions:  max 2 people 1 hour, max 4 people 1.5 hour, max 6 people 2 hour. 

Give us a wee call on 0871 222 5672 to enquire or book


Please call 0871 222 5672 to speak with one of our Customer Care Team today to find out more about skiing, snowboarding, sledging and ice climbing at Snow Factor Glasgow.