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Rookin House Activity Centre

Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
+44 17684 83561
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You have to try the Go Karting

Just tried the Go Karting at Rookin this afternoon. It's certainly different sliding around a barn... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Grantham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Visit wih 11 year old boys

Went today with 11 10-11 year old boys for an activity day. Weather dreadful; poured down all day... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Preston, 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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“quad biking” (75 reviews)
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Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Just tried the Go Karting at Rookin this afternoon. It's certainly different sliding around a barn on a floor covered in horse s^'the, haven't had so much fun in ages and still haven't stopped smiling. Thoroughly recommend it , whilst complying with all the necessary...More

Thank doddpa
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Went today with 11 10-11 year old boys for an activity day. Weather dreadful; poured down all day. We had booked all outdoor activities including Argo cat. The boys loved it and although soaked felt that the rain had added to the excitement. The staff...More

Thank stephenwilliamsn
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We had a lovely time at Rookin House, James our instructor was amazing, he was very patient and gave good advice on how to get the best out of the quads, he also has amazing hair. thanks James and the family, we will be back...More

Thank Dom U
rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your quad bike trek and totally agree James does have amazing hair :)

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Staff were brilliant from point of booking, on arrival and though both our activities. Quad bike trek was amazing covering a few miles with some challenging, but safe terrain across farmland with obstacles, though woodland, up a hill with some great views and back to...More

Thank Robswindon69
Reviewed 2 November 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

Thank dandrews4
Reviewed 12 October 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 25 September 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 21 September 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

Thank Fluffy0203
rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

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

Reviewed 19 September 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 24 September 2017

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

Reviewed 16 September 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
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