Where . . . Glasgow Ski and Snowboard Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

What . . . Set in Bellahouston Park, the club has three slopes: a 100-metre dendix main slope with button tow; a 60-metre dendex slope with rope tow; and a 40-metre nursery slope with travelator.

A range of private and group lessons are available, led by qualified ski and snowboard instructors, from beginners to racers. Freeride and racing competitions also take place at the centre.

The ski hire shop stocks gear for all sizes and servicing of your own equipment.

Kids can enrol in holiday ski schools and the centre also hosts children's ski parties. Open snowtubing sessions are another popular choice, costing £5 for 30 minutes with full supervision 10:30-11:15 a.m. weekends and from 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

The ski slope is open 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday to Fridays and 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at weekends.

Other amenities . . . An equipment hire shop and car park.

Price . . . An hour's open practice costs from £7 adults; £6 juniors.

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