Snow Factor

No matter what time of year it is, enjoy a winter sports extravaganza in Renfrewshire.

Situated inside Xsite at Braehead, Snow Factor is Scotland’s only year-round snow sport resort with the longest indoor real snow slope in the UK.

Don those goggles and hit the slopes for a spot of skiing and snowboarding, climb the ice wall, take on the Ice Slide, relive your younger days on a sledge or kick back and chill out at the Bavarian Restaurant, Festive Grotto and Ice Bar.

A great day out for all the family, friends, couples and for those wanting to learn how to ski or snowboard – keep it cool, visit Snow Factor.

Opening times

Opening all year, times vary by season.


Both Snow Factor and Bar Varia are wheelchair accessible.

For accessible skiing enquiries, please call 0141 886 7289 or email dsukcentalbelt@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk.

To book and pay for lessons please call 08455 219 338 or email lessons@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk.

Please note, All disability snowsport bookings must go through DSUK and not Snow Factor.

It’s easily accessible by road from the whole of the west and central Scotland. Based at Junction 26 (eastbound) and Junction 25a (westbound) off Glasgow’s M8 motorway and this also now connects to the new M74 too.

This car park has 1,340 FREE car parking spaces accessible from King’s Inch Road.

There are over 30 wider parking bays for Blue Badge holders.

For more information, visit the XSite at Braehead website.



Kings Inch Road


+(0)141 123 4567