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Multi-million pound plans to transform dry ski slope


One of Scotland’s most popular dry ski slopes is set to receive a multimillion-pound makeover.Midlothian Council has agreed to invest £13.8m into developing Midlothian Snowsports Centre – most commonly known as Hillend Ski Centre – into an all-year, multi-activity leisure facility.New features planned for the site – subject to planning approvals – include building the highest zipline and longest alpine coaster in the UK.The council also hopes to add retail space, a food court and function area, a new reception, and an activity dome with high ropes and soft play.