Birthdays / Friends & Families

Want to do something really different for your son or daughter or family and friends?  Then have a party with us.

We provide fantastic set party packages as outlined below or we can design your very own bespoke party activity experience.


Package 1: Dry Slope Skiing (available from October to March)

Book your very own group beginner ski lesson at Dundee's only Dry Ski Slope here at Ancrum Centre. Our highly qualified instructor will get you all sized up with skis and safety equipment and take you all at your own pace through a fun introduction to skiing. This is a great chance to start a new winter sports activity.

The minimum age for this activity is strictly age 5 and over.

Cost - £12 per person with min 2 and max 8 participants


Package 2: Dry Slope Snowboarding (available from October to April)

Fancy learning to snowboard? Our Centre's snowboard instructor will guide you towards gliding goofy or regular and get you snow ready on your board.  Minimum age 12.

Cost - £12 per person with min 2 and max 6 participants (1-2-1 tuition £20)


Package 3: Skiing / Climbing Combo (available from September to April)

Does combining 2 great activities for your party appeal? Then why not combine a beginner dry slope ski session with an intro to climbing at the Centre. If you choose this for up to max 8 participants, you will spend an hour on the slope followed by an hour on the climbing wall. For those who buy the package for 9-16 participants, the group shall be split into 2 and one group will do skiing and the other climbing then they shall swap over.

Cost - £20 per person with minimum of 6 participants


Package 4: Indoor Target Archery

Here is your opportunity to try a fun sport called Target Archery. During this 2 hour session, your group will learn the basics to get you all going then play some fun archery games and then finish off with a competition to see who the best is. You will just need to practice and keep a steady aim.

Our Archery Introductory Sessions are open to people age 8 plus and are inclusive for people of all ranges of abilities.

This package is for up to 12 participants so why not challenge your friends, families or work colleagues to this great experience.

Cost - £15 per person with minimum of 6 participants


Package 5: Introduction to Climbing

Learn the skills of climbing at our Centre climbing wall and bouldering room. Our skilled instructor will teach your group the basic movements on the wall then play challenge games and see who is quickest to reach the top. This package is weather dependent and in the event of adverse weather conditions we would take group to the local indoor climbing venue, Avertical World. Please note that the cost for this package does not include entry fees to Avertical World and must be paid on the day by party leader. 2019 entry for Avertical World is £6 for under 16s opening time 12noon.

Cost - £12 per person with minimum of 2 participants. (1-2-1 tuition £20)


Package 6: Archery / Climbing Combo

What about trying 2 great activities with your party and combine archery with an intro to climbing at our centre (or Avertical World indoor climbing Centre if weather is not suitable)

Cost - £18 per person with a minimum of 4 participants (entry fee to Avertical World not included).


Package 7: Adventure Day

Why not organise your very own birthday group adventure day? Take a look through our activity section and pick from any of them then call the Centre and let us see if we can give your group one of the best days ever. Activities include gorge walking, chain walk, coasteering, canoeing, sailing, rock climbing, mountain biking etc. These adventure days run from 9am-5pm and all equipment is provided.

Cost - £40 per person, minimum 6 participants


Contact Us

If you would like to have a birthday celebration at Ancrum give us a call to discuss a package that suits you, tel 01382 435911 or submit an enquiry form and a member of staff will get back to you.