Silksworth Ski Slope


Silksworth Sports Complex and Ski Slopes is the North East’s premiere ski facility in Sunderland. The Sports Complex boasts three ski slopes consisting of a 160m floodlit and misted main slope as well as two dedicated nursery ski slopes. Thrill seekers looking for active things to do near Newcastle and Gateshead can book onto a range of skiing and snowboarding lessons which are ran by highly qualified instructors. Whatever your ski ability, whether you've been before or you're a ski or snowboarding novice, Silksworth Sports Complex have welcome skiers of all abilities. Silksworth Ski Slope has artificial surface which will let you enjoy the thrills of winter sports all year round whatever the weather here in the North East.

The sport centre also boasts a fully-equipped athletics track as well as outdoor artificial football pitches for your to enjoy.

Opening Times

Silksworth Sports Complex (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A19. From the A19 take the A690 for three miles into Sunderland, right turn at McDonalds. One way system into Silksworth Sports Complex.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Sunderland Station. Bus route 13 and 133.

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop system on main reception.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Puma tennis centre 100 cover, catering/lounge bar, ski lodge take away facilities, weekends only.
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Skiing groups 12 maximum, snowboarding groups 8 maximum.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 12
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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