Six Wonderful Winter Activities

With a Nordic Ski Trail, Ice Skating rinks and even a bobsleigh track, you don’t need to wait for snow to have a go at some fantastic winter sports this festive season.

Six Wonderful Winter Activities:

Camp Hill Estate

Head to Camp Hill Estate in Bedale and have a go on one of only two Olympic-standard Bobsleigh push start tracks in England. Bring five of your fastest mates for the ride of a lifetime; don’t worry, lycra suits are optional!

Snozone, Castleford

Don’t worry if there is no snow outside this year, Snozone in Castleford have plenty of the white stuff indoors! Whether it’s your first time on skis or you’re an experienced snowboarder come and have a go on the indoor slope.

Stockeld Park

Try something a bit different at Stockeld Park near Wetherby and have go on their Nordic Ski Trail. Ski along the 1.2km illuminated trail which runs through an Enchanted Forest, winding through beautiful woodland and around a lake.

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at York Designer Outlet is home to the north of England’s largest outdoor ice rink, The Ice Factor. With its magical setting, giant Christmas tree and rink side Alpine-themed café, it’s a great day out for all the family.

The Dome, Doncaster

Skate on the UK’s only split level ice rink with interconnecting ramps at The Dome in Doncaster. Offering everything from Ice Disco’s to figure skating sessions, they have a skating activity for everybody. So why not get out on the ice and have a go.


Boasting two Olympic sized ice pads, iceSheffield has plenty to offer. Come along and have a go at ice skating, or why not try your hand at ice hockey or curling. With special sessions for over 50’s, wheelchair users, students and after school skating, they’ve got something for everyone.

This article comes from our 2016 Festive Guide