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The 10 Best sledges


1. Grass Sledge

£255.33, grass-sledge.co.uk

This toboggan skims down grassy slopes as smoothly as snowy ones. Sit back in the moulded seat and have the ride of your life.

2. Porsche Bobsleigh

£180, porsche.co.uk/shop

This Porsche is super-quick and nimble, thanks to directional stability, a low centre of gravity, good braking and a low weight (4kg).


3. Snow Baby Sledge

£26.99, halfords.co.uk

No need for tiny tots to miss out on the fun. This prioritises maximum safety and includes a sturdy seatbelt and anti-slip padding.


4. Hamax Sno Rider

£20, cotswoldoutdoor.com

This great-value, lightweight plastic sledge has handles for steering and braking and a pull cord for easy towing.


5. Snow Max Sledge

£69.95, johnlewis.com

This sturdy sledge has a robust steel tube brake with rubber handles to help to slow you down and a pull rope to drag it up the hill.


6. Snow Boogie Fantom

£99.99, firebox.com

The handlebar grips on this make for such easy manoeuvring that you can even navigate when positioned head first. Fits two people.


7. Hamax SnoXross

£129.99, sledges.co.uk

Inspired by motocross bikes and snow scooters, this sledge has one simple aim – maximum speed. Pray for some more snow.


8. Snow Speed Flash 1 Inflatable Sledge

£79.99, halfords.co.uk

Including handles, a pull rope, air pump and repair kit, this is reassuringly heavy duty.


9. Snow Future

£149.99, supertrampdirect.co.uk

High-performance sledge for all the family. Single steering ski, two hand-operated brakes, stainless steel runners and a sprung body.


10. VT Sport Folding Davos

£89.99, supertrampdirect.co.uk

Wooden sledges can be passed down through generations. This traditional Polish one is handmade from sustainable beechwood.