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Rookin House Activity Centre

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Address: Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SS, England
Phone Number: 017684 83561
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Established for over 20 years Rookin House has an amazing range of...
Established for over 20 years Rookin House has an amazing range of activities at competitive prices.We can offer activities for individuals, families and large groups including stag& hen and corporate.We are situated half way between Keswick and Penrith (9miles from each) and 4 miles from Ullswater.The mountain range of Blencathra provides a stunning back drop for the centre.Activities include Horse Riding, Pony Trekking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Air Rifles, Archery, Indoor Karting, Human Bowling, Zip Wire, Assault Course, Argo Cat Off Road Experience, Dakar 4 X 4 and a Stalwart Army Truck.Pre-booking advisable.
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Pony trekking

The staff at Rookin House were very friendly and helpful and although we only went Pony Trekking- Rookin House had many other activities from Shooting to Quad biking, fishing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Isle of Raasay, United Kingdom
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Isle of Raasay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The staff at Rookin House were very friendly and helpful and although we only went Pony Trekking- Rookin House had many other activities from Shooting to Quad biking, fishing and more.... it was for families, Friends, Business in fact there is something for everybdy (so it seemed)

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

First time visit to rookin house and won't be the last. Warm and friendly greeting on arrival and could not of been anymore helpful during the activities. Would highly recommend this to anyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Myself and a couple of friends have visited Rookin House a number of times over the past year and can't recommend it enough. Great place, amazing range of activities and very friendly staff with a sense of humour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Very accommodating as they were able to book us in last minute! Even though the instructor put us through our paces, it was all at our own speed (from the lowest ability - but for those who have not tried this, you definitely should!! ) - ensuring we were confident before driving into more challenging terrain. We finished off by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The accommodation is basic but clean and just what is required. The activities are fantastic and so many to choose from, staff great! Views are beautiful. Good fun all round for all ages!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We called in off spec hoping to book some activities during our stay in the lakes. The staff were very friendly and fitted us in for clay pigeon shooting and air riffles. I was hoping for pony tracking but the centre was busy and couldn't fit that in as well, but we really enjoyed the activities we did. I recommend... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I took my husband and 3 boys (11,13 and 14) to Rookin House for an afternoon of Quad Biking and Argocat. We all had so much fun ! We were very efficiently dealt with when we arrived, with all safety paperwork easy to complete and equipment was carefully chosen based on age. The boys loved the Quad Bikes and had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My friends and I had so much fun horse riding here yesterday!! We were really looked after, rode well behaved horses, went at a good pace. The booking was easy. We were given everything we needed. Safety was a high priority. It was fun and had lovely views!! We chatted with the ladies about the horses and how they elated... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We visited Rookin House on Saturday 23rd May. My ten year old daughter was booked in for a 90 minute pony trek and my husband and son were booked on air gun shooting. When I phoned to book the pony trek, they were very careful to establish her riding experience, weight and height in order to assign her a suitable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Four of us joined with others on a two hour horse riding trek - very good value for the money. The attention to detail in the paperwork before the ride was very reassuring, as was the careful match of rider to horse. This was the perfect way to fully appreciate the beauty of this area! Thank you for a fun... More 

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Additional Information about Rookin House Activity Centre

Address: Address: Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SS, England
Phone Number: 017684 83561
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith  >  Troutbeck
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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