Where . . . Sportsman Inn & Leisure, Halifax, West Yorkshire

What . . . The lesiure complex features an outdoor ski and snowboard centre. There are two slopes both covered in snowflex: the 140-metre main slope is served by button lifts and the beginners' slope has a rope tow.

Freeskiers and snowboarders can practise tricks on the big air jumps, quarter-pipe, and fun box. Ski and snowboard lessons are available for all levels in private or groups. A ski taster session starts at £12.50 per adult.

Other amenities . . . The Sportsman's Inn is a traditional English pub serving food and drinks. A choice of beverages are also served at the Conservatory Bar with an upstairs viewing lounge. Charlie Fastrax is a children's play area with ball pool, climbing frame, slides, and spooky cave.

Price . . . An hour's recreational skiing or snowboarding is £11.50-£15 per adult; £8.50-£11 children.  

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