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Address: Thornhill Road | Bassett, Southampton SO16 7AY, England
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+44 300 020 0135

We offer skiing, snowboarding, donuts, sledging and toboggans! Whether...

We offer skiing, snowboarding, donuts, sledging and toboggans! Whether you're a seasoned skier or learning from our supportive staff, you'll love the friendly atmosphere here at the Alpine Snowsports Centre. Pay us a visit and come and try out some of the most exhilarating sports going!

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Great fun and good instructing

My friend and I had a private snowboarding lesson (1 hour) and neither of us had done it before. By the end of the lesson we were both able to put the snowboard on and off, go... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Worthing, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took a small Hen-Do here for doughnutting, and what a great choice it was! I last came here a few years ago after buying some vouchers for my kids to try snowboarding, now - as then - the staff were lovely. They accomodated our awkward timetable for the day by starting the session 15 minutes earlier than usual, and when... More 

Thank Mayhawke
Worthing, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My friend and I had a private snowboarding lesson (1 hour) and neither of us had done it before. By the end of the lesson we were both able to put the snowboard on and off, go forwards, backwards, straight, get up unaided and have a basic understanding of how are weight distribution over the board affected it. Our instructor... More 

2 Thank A_HaynesYoung
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Booked through groupon four people for £27. A fun hour and good exercise. A good family afternoon. Car park not sign posted and down a dirt track. Staff polite and efficient. My son forgot his long sleeved top and they provided one

1 Thank Scothmer-Clay
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

its such a shame that this centre has become so rundown. It is in a lovely location, great for a picnic. The staff were very friendly at the ski centre, my son forgot to bring gloves, they kindly let him borrow a pair, you must wear long sleeves, the dry slope can give you nasty cuts if you fall, so... More 

Thank macSouthampton
Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

booked a 6 hour course snowboarding course via a well known discount website was then able to book two separate three hour sessions. All equipment is provided all you need to do is turn up! took two boys aged 9 and 13 who hadn't been before instructor Sam? was lovely very enthusiastic and patient showed them the basics and took... More 

Thank kelly b
Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Poor ski instruction, slope in tired condition, buildings awful,plastic matting, bare bits.should be more professional

Thank familybrown1
Portchester, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Spent a fantastic hour doing ringos / doighnuting with our 11 and 8 year olds. What a lot of fun. The centre provide helmets for under 16s and have a (limited) supply of gloves. (You are not allowed on without gloves whatever your age) Lockers are available to hire for a £1 deposit with the key on a handy lanyard... More 

Thank Rachael H
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great place, highly recommend, but the unlit, potholed dirt track to the car park is a death trap. Please, please get this sorted

Thank Genevieve7073
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The staff are helpful and the price is more than reasonable especially at £32 for unlimited recreational practice for 30 days. I will also be having a snowboard taster for £10 which is great value for finding out if you want to give it a go or not. The car park is a bit of a pain to get too... More 

1 Thank DanielJMH
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

My 11 yr old daughter recently celebrated her birthday with a donutting session at the centre and she and her group of 9 friends certainly had a great time. The session was on schedule and safely managed by the friendly staff. However, the car park is a VERY long walk, especially when carrying heavy food bags (we'd opted for self-catering)... More 

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