Chill Factore
Chill Factore
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Chill Factorᵉ, near the Trafford Centre, is packed with fun things to do for the whole family. We’re home to the longest real snow slope in the UK. And what says fun more than real snow – and lots of it? From sledging and sliding to ski & snowboard lessons and private tuition, we’ve got something for everyone. There’s even The Lodge Bar & Kitchen overlooking the slopes for the less active, so you can sit back, enjoy a coffee, and watch the excitement unfold.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • SusieB
    Nottingham, United Kingdom5 contributions
    Snowboard beginners lesson
    Had a brilliant time doing the level 1 snowboarding lesson with Len. Would totally recommend it and don’t worry if you’re going on your own. There were lots of people who were solo and never felt on their own. From the moment we checked in to the moment we left, the staff were friendly and really helpful. Len was a brilliant snowboard instructor who made sure we all had fun and he gave his time and patience to each of us in the group. We even progressed to a taster of level 2:) We all met up in the bar afterwards for our progress card, drink and ask any questions we wanted to. There was no feeling of being rushed and this was after our allotted 2 hours on the snow had finished. Thank you Len, you’re an absolute legend.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 February 2023
  • Phoebe Shore
    3 contributions
    Level 4 Snowboard Lesson
    I undertook by Level 4 snowboard lesson with Chris B today, i really enjoyed my lesson. Chris was really helpful when i needed it and talked me through areas of improvement where it was needed which i picked up straight away. i feel confident enough to do further progression from this
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 February 2023
  • Hadrian
    2 contributions
    Snowboard lesson
    I had a snowboard lesson here after a big gap since my last lesson. Chris B was my coach, he was excellent very patient and able to modify his approach between my needs and the others in the group. The facilities were very good with slick and speedy access to hire kit and a spacious communal changing area
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 February 2023
  • Daniel O
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom24 contributions
    Excellent snow and biggest dome in the country.
    Having learnt snowboarding here I come back for a lift pass ever now and then. I have been to a few different snowdomes (Chill Factore, Castleford and Milton Keynes), Chill Factore is a country mile in front of all of them. Snow last night was perfect. No icy patches, thick fluffy snow. It makes all the difference. Both lifts running at 9:30pm, well monitored, not too busy staff all friendly. Shops are good, food options nearby are good.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 24 February 2023
  • Alan
    4 contributions
    Great day out - 3 hour lift pass
    Thanks for a great day out. Mt daughter and myself enjoyed a three hour lift pass today. We’ll try and combine a meal next time. Staff were very welcoming - thanks everyone.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 February 2023
  • Dan
    6 contributions
    Great ski lessons!
    Me and the wife had a 2 hour block of private ski lessons with two fantastic instructors Mikey and Nick M. Both really knowledgable and extremely patient. We really enjoyed our lessons and couldn’t recommend enough! Thanks guys!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 February 2023
  • Phoebe
    1 contribution
    Ski lesson with Scottish John
    Some friends and I had a private ski lesson with Scottish John on Saturday afternoon. John was friendly, professional, and super helpful. He helped us to improve our technique using fun drills and gave us pointers on our individual style. Thanks for making us feel more prepared for our upcoming ski trip John!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 February 2023
  • Ellie S
    4 contributions
    Private Lesson
    Had a one hour private lesson on the main slope with Dan P. Dan was a great instructor! Really friendly and super helpful. Thanks for your help Dan, I feel a lot more confident for my ski holiday now!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 February 2023
  • Shaun S
    1 contribution
    Chill factore group snow board lesson
    He was very patient and friendly and gave us lots of tips and encouragement Chris B. was an amazing instructor for our snowboarding lesson! He was extremely patient, encouraging and friendly throughout the entire lesson. He started us off on the nursery slope, and then took us to the main slope, giving us lots of tips and pointers along the way. He was always positive and made sure we were having fun while learning. We all had a great time and are looking forward to taking another lesson with him soon. Thank you Chris B.!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 February 2023
  • Amy D
    3 contributions
    Ski lesson
    I had two private lessons before a recent ski trip: one with Dan.P and one with John.C - both were patient and encouraging. My confidence has soared and technique has improved greatly. Great place.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 February 2023
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Wirral, UK23 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Great private lesson with Will B for our kids first ever time in skis. They loved every minute and cane wait for next time!
Written 22 February 2024
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Ryan O
Welshpool, UK2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Solo
Amazing Day, facility is great and the instructors are so good. I had Jim M and he explained things really well and we managed to get to the top of the big slope in a day. Buzzing.
Written 22 February 2024
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Watkins-Moores
Northwich, UK42 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Great first skiing experience for 14 year old.
Friendly helpful staff from check in, to sorting equipment then the ski instructors. (Ski instructor - Will B)
Great value for money - paid for a two hour lesson and was expecting lots of time to be putting on equipment and listening to instructions but it was virtually two hours on the slopes.
Second lesson booked for in a few days and will book a few more before first ski holiday in 6 weeks.
Great facility and amazing experience overall.
Written 20 February 2024
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Anna P
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Solo
Did my level 2 with Joe M. He was really friendly and helpful! Great feedback also which really helped my progression. Thank you Joe!
Written 20 February 2024
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Michelle E
17 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Re run of level 2! Joe M was great. Really helpful and made it fun. Much more confident now and might actually be looking forward to going away.
Written 20 February 2024
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Gill L
Ghent, Belgium35 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Great level 2 beginner lesson. Joe M our instructor was brilliant at explaining techniques and how to improve and progress. Improved my confidence greatly.
Written 20 February 2024
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Michael W
Neston, UK3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Solo
Learning to snowboard at Chill Factore is worth every penny!!
I did my first lesson today and wholeheartedly recommend any boarder or skater to give it a go carving some snow!!
I cannot wait to book my next lesson.
10/10 will come again!
Written 20 February 2024
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Kenny G
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Friends
We booked a level 2 skiing course from booking to on the snow was a fantastic experience. Loads of free parking space, great facilities, smooth check in, equipment was of a high standard. Gillian our instructor was fantastic lovely lady explained everything and made you feel welcome, she was funny and friendly making it a great experience. Gill done a great job of managing the group of 10 who were all at different competency levels. We will definitely be back very soon. Highly recommend! Massive thanks to Gill 🫶❤️
Written 20 February 2024
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Lindsey
Manchester, UK3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Completed level 1 with instructor Tim who was brilliant! He was patient but pushed me to try more moves. At the end of the lesson I felt confident enough to book level 2 and 3!! I loved it.
Written 19 February 2024
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Simon P
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
We had a private lesson as a family on the 15th February, Jordan was our instructor and we had a fantastic time.

We're already looking at booking further lessons
Written 19 February 2024
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CHILL FACTORE: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Chill Factore is open:
  • Mon - Tue 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed - Wed 07:30 - 22:00
  • Thu - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
  • Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00