Snowboarders walking past the Cairnwell chair in snow

Plan your visit to Glenshee Ski & Snowboard Centre

Opening Times

Winter Season 2023: 1st December - 28th April, 2024

(we plan to open from 20th Dec 2023 , with man made snow on 2 x beginners runs and 1 x intermediate run, more runs will open if we get natural snow)

Ticket Office

Mon - Sun 8.30am - 5pm

The Cafes

Tea@theShee Cafe8.30am - 5pm

The Cairnwell Cafe 8.30am - 4pm

Meall Odhar Cafe 11am - 4pm


Mon - Sun 8.30am - 4pm
Latest Collection time for Hire - 3pm

The Shop

Mon - Sun 9.00am - 4pm

Restaurants & Cafés

  • Tea@TheShee
    Location: Main Base

  • Cairnwell Café
    Location: At the top of the Cairnwell Acess Chair

  • Meall Odhar Café
    Location: Sunnyside

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Skiing by Findlay

Base Facilities



How to Get Here

How to get to here

     We are Located on the A93, along the old military road in the Cairngorm National Park, Our ski centre can be approached from the North via Braemar and from the South via Blairgowrie.


Sat Nav: AB35 5XU

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There is parking for approx 1,200 cars near the foot of the Cairnwell Chairlift. At peak times we expect around 4,000 visitors so the car park can get full.

Parking in front of the cafe is reserved for blue badge holders, motorbikes and cyclists.

Parking is free for the first 50 minutes or if you buy a chairlift ticket or pass.

If you are leaving your car for longer there is a fixed daily Parking Charge of £3 in Summer and £5 in Winter. Please pay online using the QR code provided at on our parking notices or visit Tee@TheShee to pay by cash or card. (During winter when it is busy, tickets can also be purchased at the ticket office)

Buy Tickets & Parking

We are open cafe as normal 7 days a week and the chairlift is open weather permitting

Tickets on Sales at the cafe 

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