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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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Great fun and such friendly people

The boys (Andrew 57, Jamie 18 and Michael 15) enjoyed Go Karting and clay pigeon shooting today at Rookin House. The staff were so friendly and welcoming- they clearly love what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
wanderlust025
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northumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The boys (Andrew 57, Jamie 18 and Michael 15) enjoyed Go Karting and clay pigeon shooting today at Rookin House. The staff were so friendly and welcoming- they clearly love what they do. Loads of things to do here - would definitely recommend it and I think we will be back to try out some of the other stuff! You... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with our two boys (6 and 12) for a day out. The eldest did clay pigeon shooting and air rifle and the youngest did the JCB digger and a pony ride. They both loved it! The owner who did the clay pigeon shooting and the digger was lovely with the kids and so was his daughter who did... More 

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Thank Jesper G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful activity centre. Personally I could have spent a fortune doing all the activities. As it was we just did the archery which was great and Barry made it extra fun. Give it a go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 20 min quad biking trek. All staff very friendly to both adults and children. James was our Quad bike instructor . He was an excellent instructor. I was rea!ly nervous as a non driver but he went through everything with me and put me at ease so i could enjoy the experience. He ensured the children in... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my 2 sons aged 9 and 11 for the junior quad biking session which they loved. The instructor was friendly but professional and safety conscious ensieing that the children knew the rules and would be safe. Advertised as lasting 20 mins but a longer time was dedicated to this. The kids loved it...going up hills amd over... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 12 of my family did Go Karting, they are all so competitive! The instructor Barry (THE BOSS) managed just about to control them all! We had a fantastic afternoon. The prices were very reasonable. There were 9 of the family did the clay pigeon shooting. Some of them very experienced shooters. They all learnt something from the knowledgeable... More 

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Thank angie h
Saint-Saud-Lacoussiere, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this as part of a 'cousins club', grandparent/grandchildren trip. We had pre booked our activities of pony ride, quad biking and an Argo cat ride. The staff were well accommodating and friendly and managed to adapt to our needs. The ponies appeared happy and healthy and there was plenty of equipment to use/ borrow (wellies, waterproofs, hats, helmets).... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great afternoon for 8 of us with 4 teenagers, we did clay pigeon shooting, air rifles and the assault course. All 3 sessions were great fun and the people helping us were all really knowledgeable, friendly and good fun. Highly recommend it, we will be back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

VERY BAD and HORRIBLE experience, i strongly do not recommend this place to tourists from outside the uk. staff were really rude, racist and treated me and my family with no respect, unlike the local people who were in the same group. First, they gave us uncontrollable horses, but let's be fair they give me a stick to keep kicking... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped 5/6 August 2016 with 16 friends in the self catering section of rookin house activity centre for my stag weekend. Had a top top weekend no negatives at all! Our digs were spacious, clean and obviously the views are fab! Done air rifle shooting and go karting and would like to say Barry the instructor made it extra special!... More 

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