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The Snow Centre

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Address: St. Albans Hill, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9NH, England
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+44 344 770 7227
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 07:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00

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Brand new to Skiing

I am new to Skiing and have never done it before, within 1 hour I manage to successfully do a snowplough along with doing turns on one side. Big thank you to Alison she made the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sarena P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am new to Skiing and have never done it before, within 1 hour I manage to successfully do a snowplough along with doing turns on one side. Big thank you to Alison she made the hour very fun and I cant wait for my next lesson.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a one to one lesson as haven't skied for nearly 20yrs. Everything was so easy and everyone was really helpful from booking the lesson, to the equipment hire. Neil was my instructor - good, sound, clear advice and instruction from a good bloke. Really helped me get my confidence back - will be booking again and highly recommend the... More 

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1 Thank greg h
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Greg H Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. It is fantastic to read you enjoyed your visit to The Snow Centre and have rated Neil highly. I hope we see you again at The Snow Centre soon. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Changing room is always unattended so get there extra early. They're victims of their own success as they're so busy during peak season but this doesn't allow people enough room to ski safely. Come out with a bruise the size of my hand and a badly twisted knee from 'professional skiers'. Only got 3 runs on the slope within 30... More 

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1 Thank BCakes15
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Bcakes15 Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. Really sorry to read your visit was not a success and you felt like you did not get much out of the lesson. Did you speak to one of our Duty Managers at the time? Normally we can react very quickly to any situation and find a positive... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massive thank you to Dale I can honestly say you have been one if not the best instructor I have had teach me! I didn't take to snowboarding naturally and need additional lessons, never thought I would be linking turns and hitting the main slope with the confidence I did today! Great place, discount of loyal customers and great instructors... More 

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Thank Lena C
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Lena C Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. I am very pleased to read such a positive review about your learning experience with us and especially our instructor Dale. I hope we see you again at The Snow Centre soon. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked on Line in the morning. Then 3 hours Later I was on the slopes in Hemel Hempstead. Got my confidence back up after a few runs. Everything was so easy from booking on. The receptionist was nice and friendly. The guys given out the ski equipment are helpful. Staff on the Snow good, Lifts run well. Had a great... More 

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Thank john f
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi john f Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. Glad to read you enjoyed your recreational session on the snowy slope of Hemel : ) We look forwards to seeing you again at The Snow Centre in the future. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an hour beginners lesson with Dale Wilding. He made it really enjoyable and was very clear in his training method. Was awesome can't wait to go again next week before my holiday. I'll be searching for Animal Chin once more!!!!!!! Thanks Dale

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Thank Remedy461
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Remedy461 Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. It is fantastic to read your learning experience with Dale was positive. I will pass on your feedback. I hope we see you again at The Snow Centre soon. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked an all day pass (10am to 6pm) with a 10% discount, making it £31.50. It's great valued a very enjoyable day out. The snow was great, I'll be there every week!

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Thank Sharon1912
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Sharon1912 Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. Glad to read you enjoyed our value pass offer. We look forewards to seeing you on the slopes at The Snow Centre again soon. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 hour level 3 lesson this am. Very good. Good instructor coming back for level 4 next Monday. Great fun.

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Thank scuba900
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi Scuba900 Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. It is fantastic to read you enjoyed your lesson at our facility. I hope we see you again at The Snow Centre soon. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

London
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 3 years old son yesterday for his first ever ski lesson. His instructor Neil was brilliant. He quickly built up a great rappor with my son and gave us all some very useful tips and advice. My son had a 30 minute private lesson and at this age, he definitely needs that one on one time and... More 

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Thank angeldrew
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi angeldrew Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. Really pleased to read Neil delivered an enjoyable lesson and you will be coming back for more : ) Look forwards to seeing you again at The Snow Centre. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks today to Neil for a great level 2 session. Getting ready to go skiing for the first time in February and he was great providing valuable tips and advice. Will definitely request him again!

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Thank mikey120806
Pete G, Manager at The Snow Centre, responded to this review

Hi mikey120806 Thank you for posting your review of The Snow Centre. Great feedback about our instructor Neil and we look forewarsd to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards Pete Pete Gillespie Head of Snowsports / Guest services ISIA ski Pro More 

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