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Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
+44 17684 83561
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RIding a group of 12, 6 adults, 6 kids, some never ridden, all thoroughly enjoyed!

Large party, 6 adults, 6 kids, booked in advance giving heights, weights. Gathered together and... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
dandrews4
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London, United Kingdom
Great little find

Whilst up in the Lake District we found this little gem. We went clay pigeon shooting which wasn’t... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
jay b
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Luton, United Kingdom
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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” (76 reviews)
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Large party, 6 adults, 6 kids, booked in advance giving heights, weights. Gathered together and given names of horses we'd be riding, some suited to our personalities which was funny. Hats fitted ( inc hair nets), boots, all done so professionally, but in a fun...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Whilst up in the Lake District we found this little gem. We went clay pigeon shooting which wasn’t the cheapest but was well worth it ... so much I went back a 2nd time. This place does loads of other outdoor stuff, the wife went...More

Thank jay b
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Great fun in a safety conscious environment. Couldn't rate staff any higher for their caring and friendly attitude. Quiet calm ponies made for a fun, stress free ride. Would recommend.

Thank Gillgib
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Just returned from what was one of the best days at an activity centre...archery, Argo cat, raft building and quads so much fun the team are great very professional but fun too..James looked after us all day he was an absolute delight lots of knowledge...More

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rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Great to hear you had a brilliant day and hope to see you all again!

Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We booked two activities at Rookin house during our stay in the lakes. Shooting was well instructed and all had great fun (group of 8), a great activity for a large group. We also booked quads for 5 of the group later on in the...More

Thank hanfen94
rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed your time Shooting and Quad Biking with James! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Spent a afternoon at Rookin House Outdoor Activity Centre with six members of the family whilst in The Lake District.Wanted to do some activities in doors or under shelter due to the weather. When we arrived I was a bit dubious due to a portacabin...More

Thank Foxy1648
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We are a family of 4 daughter 16 son 12. We spent the day at Rookin House Farm. Found it through the internet looked at the activities and decided to do horse riding, quad biking and the agro cat. All of us had only been...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We tried the clay pigeon shooting taster as a family of 6 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The tuition was excellent ensuring that everyone managed to hit at least 2 clays out of 12 (though my wife did best scoring hits on all her first 10...More

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rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed Clay Pigeon Shooting with us and well done for all managing to hit some clays on your first go! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 26, 2017

Booked this experience for my husbands 50th birthday as a surprise gift and it certainly exceeded all expectations. We went with our daughters aged 23 and 12 and we all had an amazing time. We laughed and giggled and had so much fun on the...More

Thank Vicki T
rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Great to hear that you enjoyed your day with us, we agree the Agro Cat is great fun!! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed August 25, 2017

Don't go if you are an experienced rider because it is boring and not worth the money. A mixed ability ride includes non-riders - and we spent most of the ride waiting for them to catch up. We were told we would get the opportunity...More

Thank Carrie F
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