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Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck, Penrith CA11 0SS, England
017684 83561
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Troutbeck
Type: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Established for over 20 years Rookin House has an amazing range of activities at competitive prices.We can offer activities for individuals, families... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was my 25th and my brothers 18th birthday celebrations in the lakes. We booked last minute and they fitted us in! The staff and owners are very friendly! We did clay pidgeon shooting had a fantastic time even my mum and dad enjoyed themselves! Would love to go back to do more activities and maybe even stay over with... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Horse riding again for 2 twelve year olds.Very much enjoyed on 2 previous visits and staff so good we felt assured from a safety point of view.Many other activities too.Will definitely return as parents have time to explore Ullswater.I would recommend to anyone.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

After staying here with a group of twenty we had a great stay! Lovely farming atmosphere, and a fantastic resort. We stayed for three days, and it was a lovely stay, however the rooms let this place down. On arrival we were greeted by excellent staff (James in particular) once everyone was settled in it was the battle of the... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

On a holiday to the lake district with my boyfriend we had already taken part in the usual kayaking and speed boat sessions we normally took part in and on having some spare time decided to visit Rookin for a last minute adventure. I rang and booked us a 40 minute session of quad biking and within 2 hours of... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Myself and two friends were on a bike ride and saw the signs for food at Rookin. The Brunch Box looked very inviting, home baking was well presented. Good quality burgers and bacon butties were being sold. Only cold drinks can be bought at the Brunch Box, hot drinks are purchased from Reception.Pity really as you cannot beat the smell... More

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Glenridding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's a whole since I've been to Rookin House and I really enjoyed it : wonderful setting, lots going on, friendly team of people. Had a lovely houmous wrap and the best carrot cake I have ever tasted from the Brunch Box (might have got the name wrong!). Just a shame that you have to go the office for a... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Plenty to do here. We book for the horse riding trek. Mixed abilities which meant that our experience riders didn't get much opportunity to cantor etc. Would recommend going there again, maybe on a private hack.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fantastic adventure, no prior experience necessary, well equipped and very friendly and energetic staff.

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited to take part in dressage competitions. Easy access from the A66/Troutbeck road. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the reception we received encouraged one of us to go back for a riding lesson. Caring and encouraging instructor with an eye for safety. On other occasions we have watched holidaymakers being taken out for "first rides" and been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Celebrated a 60th Birthday with the family on a half day package (option 1) at Rookin House. We had a really good day, the activities were well supervised and lots of fun, We would all recommend Rookin House to friends and family. If your looking for a different day out give Rookin House a go I'm sure you will love... More

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