Swinhope Moor in Weardale, Durham Dales, is one of Britain's biggest volunteer run ski clubs (01388 527527; skiweardale.co.uk) and has seven pisted runs over 1km in length, two button lifts, a piste basher, off-piste skiing and boarding and a gully full of jumps and ledges.
Non-members can ski mid-week for £20 a day and the Black Bull at Frosterley (www.blackbullfrosterley.com) provides the après-ski. For a full English ski holiday book in to the four star Newlands Hall (www.newlandshall.co.uk) which has rooms from £30 per night.