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Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
+44 17684 83561
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Pony Trekking

We were staying at Centre Parcs, me and my friend wanted to go riding, we are both experienced... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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We had hoped to visit Rookin house with our family . Two wanted to do activities whilst the other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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“quad biking” (80 reviews)
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Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
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"clay pigeon shooting"
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"go karting"
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"quad biking"
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"great fun"
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"rookin house"
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"assault course"
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"argo cat"
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"pony trek"
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"self catering"
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"hen do"
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"covered in mud"
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"great morning"
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"different activities"
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"explained everything"
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"great facilities"
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"outdoor activities"
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"staff were lovely"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying at Centre Parcs, me and my friend wanted to go riding, we are both experienced riders, I have my own and my friend has owned. We searched online and found this place, after calling and having the most helpful person on the...More

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rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It's great to here you had such a good time. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again sometime x

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had hoped to visit Rookin house with our family . Two wanted to do activities whilst the other wanted to horse ride . We weren’t aware that you needed to pre book all the activities . Didn’t see that written in any brochures or...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen some reviews which say the riding level of the ride was too novice for them. If that's the case, I'd say you've only got yourself to blame. Any really experienced rider will know that the only way to lead a group of mix...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited last week for a hen do and stayed in the self catering barn which overall was fabulous. 7 bedrooms, large lounge area which was ideal for drinks and games, and a lovely dining space. We managed well enough in the rooms with 2 people...More

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rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we will take on your suggestion of full length mirrors :) Glad you had a great time and hopefully see you again! Hope you have fantastic weather for your wedding. Best Wishes from all of us at Rookin...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a good experience here, it’s well run & they’ve invested in good gear. Very nice countryside setting. The centre offers an array of activities & staff are very accommodating with regards to what mix of activities you want to do. For us it...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a venue to explore the lakes on horseback. Great set up with over 70 horses/ ponies. Great guide upto the top of the fells for some wonderful views.

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rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

so glad you enjoyed your ride out! We are very lucky to live and work in the beautiful Lake District!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We stayed in one of the three converted barns for a weekend away for a friends 'Stag-Do'. The accommodations were well presented, well catered and well suited for a large group. There were showers downstairs and multiple toilets both upstairs and downstairs. There was enough...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We liked that we could do the activities that suited us rather than a set package. We had a go at shooting,quad bikes, archery and the ATV and it was great fun. It was a bit cold in the sheds so glad we wrapped up...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We had two sessions at Rookin Hall. The kids had their first riding lesson ahead of a 2 hour pony trek a couple of days later. We also did clay pigeon shooting and went out on the Argo cat. All activities were highly enjoyable and...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Rookin house were able to book us on a trek at very short notice after another provider had cancelled last minute. All the staff were exceptionally friendly and it was a very slick operation. The horses we rode were in great condition and perfect for...More

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