Where . . . Telford Snowboard & Ski Centre, Madeley

What . . . The centre is located next to the Madeley Court Sports Centre on the outskirts of Madeley. There are two dry slopes: an 85-metre main slope with draglift and a nursery slope. Open practice is available for all those who can turn, stop, and use the lift.

A range of lessons are available: "Tinies" is for children aged 3-5; "White Tigers" is a fun coaching session for ages 6-15; the adult ski school is suitable for beginners to advanced; daytime ski schools are for the over 50s; snowboard lessons for ages 8+; and family lessons and race training.

The ski lodge offers a range of equipment hire for all ages.

Other amenities . . . Madeley Court Sports Centre features a swimming pool, indoor sports hall, fitness suite, synthetic turf pitch, solarium, bar, and social hall.

Price . . . An hour's open practice is £10.80 adults; £6.85 juniors

More information