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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
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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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Amazing Family Day Out

We turned up to the Rookin House Activity Centre and we had a fabulous day. We arrived without booking (best to book to get the activity you want) and the staff were tremendous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We turned up to the Rookin House Activity Centre and we had a fabulous day. We arrived without booking (best to book to get the activity you want) and the staff were tremendous. They slotted us into three available activities - Quad Bikes, Argo Cat and Go-Karting. The only thing we would advise to bring for your day is old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been riding at Rookin House twice now. Both times were enjoyable. Fun responsive ponies for more experienced riders, but sensible ones for novices too. Staff approachable and friendly. Am looking forward to returning. Recommended.

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Thank Fern84
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Rookin for his birthday and had a blast! Alistair and Barry were very friendly, welcoming and certainly knew their stuff. Alistair is a man of many stories and Barry is very knowledgable in teaching and guiding you through many of the activities. I would definitely return to Rookin house in the future. Highly recommend... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a warm welcome from Barry who took us, complete novices, through our paces in archery and rifle shooting. Super fun activities and lovely to be led by an instructor so clearly passionate about the outdoors. We're both newbies to the sport but the bug has bitten! Can't praise Barry highly enough for a thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours... More 

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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our daughter's 21st birthday celebrations, we went on an activity day at Rookin House including Off-road driving; go-karting, JCB operating, clay pigeon shooting and archery. The staff are fantastic and you feel safe and looked after. Alistair in particular was brilliant and he was the leader on nearly all of our sessions booked in. It was all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and me visited in June 2016 and had a great day out. We did the quad bike session which was really good, the Dakar drive which takes you all over the estate and you drive a hybrid Land Rover through areas you think you will never get down and back up. Then was the go-kart session which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing day here. The staff are very helpful, professional and friendly. We will Definitely be going back. There is so much to do. Thankyou to everyone there for making Mark Lancasters birthday a huge success x

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Sunderland, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a Nissan Sunderland group on our first visit to Rookin House and we will be back, what a fantastic day out, We did the clay pigeon shooting, Archery, Rifle shooting and ended our brilliant day with Go- Kart racing. All of our tuition was first class, and done with some great humour whilst Safety was always at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Just back from a fantastic day at Rookin House. I'm not great at writing reviews but I'll do my best as this place really warrants it. I only called up two days ago on the off-chance that any activities had availability, two days later my husband and I have just finished a full day of pretty much 1:1 tuition! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We went here during midweek in school half-term with our family of four and our friends, a family of five: total of four adults and five kids aged from 8 to 14. We took a picnic lunch with us and had a really great day 10am-4pm. We did the assault course, clay-pigeon shooting, horse riding, archery, and human bowling. There... More 

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