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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

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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Fantastic day out

Me and my husband arrived around 10.30 and enjoyed a fun packed day until 2.30. We did 40mins quads which in our opinion is long enough. It's a led trek through water and up and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Donna A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my husband arrived around 10.30 and enjoyed a fun packed day until 2.30. We did 40mins quads which in our opinion is long enough. It's a led trek through water and up and down varied gradients. Very enjoyable. Next we did the argocat which I highly recommend. It's a thrilling ride!!! Sharp turns, skids and splashes along the... More 

Thank Donna A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went to Rookin House in the pouring rain to be greeted with smiles from all staff, a natural herd or horses and some working collies. It was a great afternoon to spend learning 'new skills' and realising how competitive we all were. Duck herding was funny and successful, the argocat ride left us laughing and muddy and as for... More 

Thank Kkeny
Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had brilliant weekend here with lots of friends . We were upgraded to the self catering barn which was lovely , warm, plenty of room for lounging or dancing . Good kitchen facilities if a little small. Two big dining tables for everyone as well. The activity day was ace, loved all of it. Unable to say which out of... More 

Thank Eburf
Aughton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had the best weekend at rookin house celebrating my 40th with 10 great friends. The self catering barn was perfect, well equipped, well heated and contains a spacious lounge that lends itself perfectly to becoming a disco (if you take your own disco ball and music as we did!) The activities were great, well organised and lots of fun.... More 

Thank Redpaddy5
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a snowy weekend here for my sisters 40th birthday. It was fantastic, totally recommend , the staff are all lovely , particularly enjoyed the very colourful Ali & all activities were superb. We stayed in the luxury barn and it was amazing. Most fun weekend ever , loved it all , quad biking , archery, go carts ,... More 

Thank Helen G
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a brilliant place to visit and take part in well led activities. Have visited twice now. as a couple and as a family in what can best be described as moderate weather. Clay pigeon shooting superb both times, competitiveness really came out on family visit. Archery may appear a dull option, but place some wagers on result and it... More 

Thank Hodgson128
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 7 families (13 adults, 14 children) stayed in the self catering Barn for a week over New Year. We were all very comfortably accommodated in the 8 bedrooms. Given the appalling weather - we were glad of the very spacious living areas (lounge & dining area). Good facilities for a holiday in the outdoors - drying room,... More 

Thank R B
Penrith, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wild, wet, full of adventure, excitement, full of non stop fun Staff were always on hand and very helpful

Thank Colin M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We went to the activity center for a stag do! The activities were very good. We did quad biking, assault course, archery, clay pigeon shooting, off road driving and go karting. I particularly enjoyed the quads and off road driving and go karts also! They were exellent. I did think the assault course was a bit outdated. And made for... More 

Thank Paradiseash
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We booked a session on the clay peigeon range and we treated to a very professional range which can launch clays from any direction. Allister our instructor was excellent and made our day. The ear defenders are all electronic so normal conversation can be heard They also have special cartridges to cater for lady shooters so they do not hurt... More 

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