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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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Fantastic place to learn

I'm now on my 6th lesson and have had a different instructor each time, they have all been fun patient and knowledgeable. I will be so much better prepared when I go skiing and be... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm now on my 6th lesson and have had a different instructor each time, they have all been fun patient and knowledgeable. I will be so much better prepared when I go skiing and be able to enjoy my holiday far more. Don't think about it, just get yup and have a go, at 54 I never thought I'd be... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I started my snowboard learning journey at the Snow centre roughly 3 months ago. My instructor Tom Pilling is an absolute professional with a excellent attitude that encourages and inspires your progress and ambition. The training slope is superb as it's a good size compared to others in the south of England, the main slope the same, and the facilities... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Successfully passed my second skiing lesson with instructor Dawn on Friday evening; we have booked six lessons in total. Loved every minute of it! Dawn was encouraging and tailored her feedback for each of us newbies. I hope our next lesson is with Dawn, definitely recommend!

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Thank Sarah G
UK
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The venue itself is great, nice bar up top with a viewing platform. Staff are really friendly! As for the slope and equipment, it can be tiny bit hit and miss but not unusual with so many people using it. Generally speaking never had any issues apart from 1 broken binding and one session which was a little icy -... More 

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Thank Dan W
Essex, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

so i booked my parents on their very first ski lesson. id learnt to ski early in the year and decided it would great to have a lesson and take the parents along too. our instructor was Greg , he check everyone had their boots on correctly and we was taken off to the slope. once out on the snow... More 

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Thank Lauren J
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never done snow sports before but have had lessons 1-3 with Allison so far and it's amazing. She makes it feel natural to be on the snow - even travelling backwards! Love it

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Thank Hiran R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the 5 hour beginners snowboard session and it was awesome. Lee was a great teacher and very patient at the start but was really pushing us by the end. Awesome day out!

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1 Thank David C
1 review
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night. Big thanks to Simon for the coaching tips. Very attentive. This is a great opportunity for a skier or boarder to learn new skills. A lot more interesting than a blank ski run. Definitely need to make the freestyle more often.

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1 Thank T&T G
1 review
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been on plenty of ski trips but never had the opportunity to try jumps. Awesome night tonight instructed for free by Simon giving little tips to help me start to get confidence on jumps. Great vision across the whole slope remembering each person and advising on each run. It wasn't too busy either! Will be back soon for... More 

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided I wanted to take on a new challenge and browsed through Groupon looking at what I could sink my teeth in next. I saw that groupon was offering a 6 lesson deal and decided that I could do that.... little did I know, that I was going to be more like a fish out of water. In fact,... More 

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