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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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Stag do activity day..

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 I did think the assault course was a bit outdated.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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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank V2783SOjohnf
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We visited Rookin House on the weekend of 10th October for my brother's stag do. We started the day with Madtrax which was the highlight of the weekend for us - great fun and extremely muddy! You get provided with overalls (including a hairnet!) for the races - you'll be covered in mud from head to toe by the end... More 

Thank Andy B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

My girlfriend booked for us to have a day at Rookin House for my birthday. We did air rifles, archery, off roading and go karting. All activities were really good fun, lead by friendly and knowledgeable staff. We even got to have a drift competition on the go karts and a few more go's with the air rifles as we... More 

Thank Luke Y
Glossop, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Myself and 8 other people had one of the best days ever here last Sunday. We did the assault course, go-karting, horse riding, shooting and archery. James, Rebecca and Alistair were really polite in helping us through the day with all the activities. We all said we would definitely come back again.

Thank richughes83
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Highly recommend a day out at rookin house! Friendly staff, beautiful surroundings, gorgeous animals and good banter from the owner, who was brave enough to hand me a gun, And let me fire it! Under his clear instruction and supervision I even cracked a few of my clays! The action packed day that followed has left me exhausted but very... More 

Thank Jen M
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My friend Tina and I spent six wonderful hours of horse trekking over two days this weekend with our guides and three wonderful horses (Texas and Cresta day one and Cresta and Tom day two) all of them beautiful responsive animals and a pleasure to ride. Our guides were excellent from start to finish!!!! Really made to feel welcome by... More 

Thank Sandra D
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Amazing place, on a Hen Do of 23 girls and we had so much fun!! Well organised and the staff were really friendly. The Argo Cat off road experience was one of the BEST things I have ever been on, I have never laughed/sceamed so much in my life!! My only criticism is there is a lot of doggy poop... More 

Thank Jo T
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

4 of us all adults booked in for an hours archery at rookin house and we enjoyed every minute. We paid £17.50 per person which was well worth its money and I would recommend to do an hours instead of half. The tutors and everyone we came across at rookin were helpful and friendly and let us get on and... More 

Thank Andy M
Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We rang up on the day to enquire about quad biking and we managed to get booked in for that day! We arrived half an hour early but it was no problem and we were able to start earlier. We choose a beginners course and it was brilliant the track was large and had all sorts of obstacles to try... More 

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