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Address: Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SS, England
Phone Number: 017684 83561
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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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The most fun ever!

Just got back from an afternoon at Rookin house and we haven't stopped grinning since! Me and my husband booked for the 40 minute quad biking and 35 laps of go karts. On arrival... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Huddersfield
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Huddersfield
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from an afternoon at Rookin house and we haven't stopped grinning since! Me and my husband booked for the 40 minute quad biking and 35 laps of go karts. On arrival the staff were friendly and we were greeted by the most adorable dogs!! We started with the quad bikes and despite the rain / wind (thankfully... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My partner, two friends and I visited on Saturday 14th February for my birthday. We had booked both ‘Argo Cat’ and ‘Go Karting’ activities. We were giving a leaflet to read and a book to sign which didn’t take long and before we knew it we were getting jackets to start our Argo Cat activity. Our activities were led by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Thanks so much to everyone who looked after our group of 15 for activities on Saturday morning, amazing fun can't wait to go again. Only wished we put the learners to the back on the quads haha. Thanks again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Fantastic relaxed and friendly place. Loved the go carting the craziest and funniest experience ever. Staff so friendly and the most adorable animals. Loved the gorgeous collies who just made the day for me. Great value for money. Thumbs up to Ali who was very patient

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Dumfries
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We first found Rookin when staying nearby in November. The team were so accommodating and friendly and my 3 year old daughter fell in love with Bracken. When we returned to centre Parcs this week we took the opportunity to pay another visit. The indoor arena facility was particularly good as the snow set in! My daughter enjoyed a lead... More 

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

After being let down by the Calvert Trust in Keswick, I took my daughter with Down Syndrome to Rookin Park. I rang the day before and they accommodated us the following day. The staff were brilliant. They were so friendly and patient with my step-daughter. I'm pretty sure we ran well over the half hour! I can't speak highly enough... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I recently went clay pigeon shooting with my girlfriend and had a fantastic time. The guys were very friendly, professional, helpful, and patient. I can't fault them! We were going to go back a few days later but ended up having to go home. Otherwise I'd have tried their archery, too. Highly recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Enjoyed 6 activities over two days with my Sons, could not have wished for a better time. Alastair and his Son really went out of their way to ensure we had a great experience at Rookin House, I would highly recommend this activity centre for both safety and great activities for all. Thank you for the time you put in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Brilliant value for money. First time shooting and the owner took us out. Very friendly and down to earth. Such a great experience and a lovely place to visit couldn't recommend a better place.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Joined in morning trek, 2 adults and 2 children. Staff attentive and friendly, ponies amienable. Countryside trek was scenic.

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rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your kind words, you did have a fantastic day for catching the stunning views Hope to see you again in the future Rookin House More 

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