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Rookin House Activity Centre

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Address: Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
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+44 17684 83561
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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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We visited Rookin House recently on our family trip to The Lake District to celebrate our daughter's 30 th birthday. We enjoyed quad biking, tree climbing and archery. Huge thanks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Rookin House recently on our family trip to The Lake District to celebrate our daughter's 30 th birthday. We enjoyed quad biking, tree climbing and archery. Huge thanks to James who looked after us on all three activities. He was very informative, helpful, clear, encouraging and friendly. We all had a great time and would highly recommend Rookin... More 

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rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you're lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your day with us and hope your daughter had a lovely birthday! Kind Regards Rookin House More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent a fantastic few hours here. The staff were so friendly and were brilliant with the kids (8 and 5 year olds). They were helpful, informative and encouraging. It wasn't cheap but worth every penny and we will definitely be going again in the future. Highly, highly recommended. Thank you all for a great time!

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rookinhouse_13, Front of house at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us! Best Wishes Rookin House More 

Leeds
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 13 of us and we booked to do archery, go karting and stalwart. The archery was fantastic! The instructor Baz just made our morning. If you've got an instructor who has a laugh with you it makes it so much more fun. Rather than just aiming at the bullseye target he had us playing games, making pizzas by... More 

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rookinhouse_13, Front of house at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you're lovely review and recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed all the activities you booked with us and hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Rookin House More 

County Durham, UK
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79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, my friend and I (both in our 50's) decided to try something more than walking and trekking in the beautiful Lake District. We decided to try Clay Pigeon Shooting and Quad Biking!! The quality of expertise and instruction was very professional and delivered in a friendly manner. Safety was paramount but didn't reduce our overall enjoyment at all. All... More 

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rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for you're very kind review! We are glad you enjoyed shooting and quading with us and that you learned something along the way. We hope to see you again if you are in the area. Kind Regards Rookin House More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great day at Rookin House. We woke up to really bad weather and we were a bit sceptical that we would enjoy the experience but we booked clay pigeon shooting followed by quad biking. All staff are very welcoming and the owner Al made sure that as novices at shooting we were quickly hitting the clays. Wish we had booked... More 

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rookinhouse_13, Front of House at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a lovely review. We aim to provide a fun outdoor experience whatever the weather and are glad that you enjoyed your activities despite the rain! Best Wishes Rookin House More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time as a family of 4 with 2 kids aged 9 & 10. Popped in here on the off chance and managed to book Archery and the ArgoCat. Both did not disappoint...the kids loved the Archery, something they wouldn't normally do. What can I say about the ArgoCat! If you love thrills you'll love this...was borderline crazy... More 

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rookinhouse_13, Front of house at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are glad you enjoyed both the Archery and the ArgoCat, which we agree is a great thrill ride! Kind Regards Rookin House More 

Shropshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent 1 hour Quad bike experience. The guide was very informative and really taught me how to ride properly. The place is set in such a beautiful area, we will definitely be back next time we visit the lakes!

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Neath, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I had never been here before. Visited as part of a stag weekend in a large group of 20 people. We decided as a group to do quad biking, shooting, archey and clay pigeon. Managing a group of this size was not easy. We were split into two groups and cycled round the activities as groups. This was well managed... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I'd been quad biking here several years ago and as my husband and I were visiting the Lakes I wanted to visit again as I knew he'd love the experience. It didn't disappoint. After getting kitted up, Ali took us round the fields gradually introducing us to more challenges. We then went into the woods and up higher. The terrain... More 

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Urmston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We visited today for my brother in law's 21st birthday. We did shooting and go-karting and it was so much fun! Really well ran. Had a great day, thanks to Barry, our instructor!

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