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Family Ski News | April 12, 2024

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Cherry blossom inspiration for Mothers’ Day

March 9, 2021 |

Spring is finally sprung.  March is here and, while there’s not much skiing to be had, there’s still plenty to look forward to this month including spring blossom season. So FamilySkiNews have been busy selecting gifts for Mothers’ Day (14 … Read More

Graham Bell to star on Dancing on Ice

September 28, 2020 |

Olympic skier Graham Bell has just been announced as part of an exciting line-up for the hit TV show Dancing on Ice.

Graham joins a host of names including singer Myleene Klass, actress Denise Van Outen, Emmerdale star Joe-Warren Plant, … Read More

Lead presenter role for Chemmy on Ski Sunday

September 27, 2020 |

Four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott is going to become one of the lead presenters on Ski Sunday this winter, alongside Ed Leigh.



We all love Ski Sunday.  And for years now, we’ve all been entertained by the … Read More

Two hundred years of Silent Night

December 24, 2018 |

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the composing of the world’s most famous Christmas carol – Stille Nacht or Silent Night.  It all began one Christmas Eve in the picturesque village of Oberndorf, near Salzburg, in Austria – a … Read More

Ischgl gin – the first ever ski resort gin

November 30, 2018 |

What to give the ski expert in your family this Christmas?  Goggles, a new rucksack, ski gloves, heaven forbid another pair of ski socks…?  Here at FamilySkiNews, we have found the answer – the first ever ski resort gin: Ischgl … Read More

Peak Retreats wins The Times Travel Editor’s Award 2018

September 27, 2018 |

Family ski operator, Peak Retreats, was announced as the winner of The Times Travel Editor’s Award 2018 on 20th September 2018 at The News UK Travel Awards ceremony near Johannesburg, South Africa. 


The annual News UK Travel Awards ceremony … Read More

Pack your (tea) bags

July 20, 2015 |

School’s out and everyone’s packing for their summer hols.  What home comforts do you pack in your suitcase when  you go abroad?… Almost half of Britons take teabags with them when they go on holiday.


According to a survey … Read More

Everest’s deadliest day

April 28, 2015 |

The BBC has described last Saturday, 25 April 2015, as Mount Everest’s “deadliest day”, when Nepal was hit by a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake and numerous avalanches in the Everest region near Kathmandu.

In recent years Mount Everest has become safer … Read More

British boy killed in ski accident in Flaine

April 13, 2015 |

The seven-year-old British boy who fell to his death in the French ski resort of Flaine has been named as Carwyn Scott-Howell from Powys in Wales. According to French police, he fell after leaving the piste.

He was reported missing … Read More

James Bond filming in Austrian ski resorts

January 13, 2015 |

James Bond is currently skiing in Austria.  You can find him in the mountains of the Tirol, in the resort of Sölden, where he is filming part of the new 007 Movie – Spectre.  


Spectre will be Daniel Craig’s fourth … Read More