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Glenshee Ski Centre

Cairnwell, Braemar AB35 5XU, Scotland
+44 1339 741320
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Summer Visit

Friendly staff, plenty parking, toilets, nice wee cafe and shop with bacon rolls, ice cream... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Afboarei
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Scotland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely Ski Area along the Glenshee Ridge

We are not skiers and visited in the Spring so we did not plan to visit here. We were passing by... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Joel W
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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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  • Average7%
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“blue skies” (5 reviews)
“hire shop” (2 reviews)
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Cairnwell, Braemar AB35 5XU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, plenty parking, toilets, nice wee cafe and shop with bacon rolls, ice cream, postcards etc. Chair lift was £18 for a family return ticket, £8 per adult return, £5 child return and free for under 5's.

Thank Afboarei
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We are not skiers and visited in the Spring so we did not plan to visit here. We were passing by enjoying the magnificent Glenshee Ridge views and saw the ski center. The skies were really overcast but the views were still great. Good place...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Everytime I've been up here is been foggy. Today is was lovely and sunny. Views all along way to top were amazing. Cafe at top was open but didn't look busy

Thank Dren W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Lovely cafe with good choice and range of food. Lovely to sit and watch people going up the chair lift (no snow but lots of people walking). Excellent facilities

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We checked the forecast before heading up to Glenshee recently. We weren't disappointed, the snow had fallen and I think the staff had all worked flat out to open the chairs lifts, butt tows and runs that they did. It was pretty limited, but the...More

Thank Showey
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Love it here, the team work so hard to het the slopes decent despite the challenging weather. Had a fab day 3/4 good slopes and runs okay most of the day. Any skiing better than none! Apart from that the parking, staff and amenities are...More

Thank Flipautum
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A great place to ski and enjoy the snow, fantastic facilities ski hire and cafes to choose from. Glenshee is a great resort to visit when it snowing I must for all you budding skiers and sledders.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly I don't ski...sorry ski persons....I have stopped here in the car with the family a number of times when holidaying at February half term. You can park your car on the large free car park and basically pick your sledging spot by the car...More

Thank Kraufdinner
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

There has been so little snow this year in the UK so they did well to have anything open in half term. The staff were efficient and friendly. I have skied at cairngorm too and think this would be super if all the lifts were...More

Thank jin1812
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Took the kids here to try some skiing and absolutely loved it! The staff were super friendly - be it in the cafe, ticket booth, ski hire centre or shop, we were welcomed and helped at every turn. The snow has been a bit rubbish...More

Thank Oatmealbear
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Fong2
20 February 2016|
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Response from Chris4Scotland | Reviewed this property |
When there is no snow remaining! There has been skiing here as late as end of May, but generally the season run late December to Mid April. But is very weather dependant.
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JKent96
20 January 2016|
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Response from Chris4Scotland | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 chairlifts at Glenshee which give access to some "blue" slopes. The beginner slopes have button tow access, with the nursery slope a rope. If you are going to board in Scotland you need to learn to use the... More
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Bảo An H
3 December 2015|
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Response from John_ClarkPortishead | Reviewed this property |
We just stopped on the way home by car but as it is on A93 I would expect there to be a bus from Perth. In earlier years I have seen plenty of snow after Christmas but I suggest you call them. Its a lovely spot even if you... More
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