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Rookin House Activity Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Great Day Out!!

Many thanks to Alistair and his family for making our day so enjoyable! My family and I booked... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Kylie T
via mobile
Winter fun day!

My two friends and I filled in a Winters day afternoon returning to Rookin House. On this visit we... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
County Durham, UK
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“go karting”(38 reviews)
“quad biking”(86 reviews)
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...more
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Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
+44 17684 83561
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All reviews clay pigeon shooting go karting quad biking great fun rookin house assault course pony trek argo cat self catering hen do off roading great morning different activities explained everything staff were lovely lake district outdoor activities
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Many thanks to Alistair and his family for making our day so enjoyable! My family and I booked clay pigeon shooting followed by quad bikes. We had so much fun! It was a perfect way to end our amazing weekend! Thanks again hopefully see you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My two friends and I filled in a Winters day afternoon returning to Rookin House. On this visit we did the target shooting and quad biking which were great fun and well organised. It was a fantastic afternoon and James was an excellent tutor and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved every part of our day! Brilliant staff. Lovely, friendly and welcoming. As a lady i was terrified but was so comfortable with ali, he made me feel very safe and from that moment on i was very confident and had the best experience....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a fun filled, and adrenaline fueled morning quad biking. Our guide was very patient and gave us a great experience.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nbulley
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Attended on 10th Feb to do the Argo Cat activity for my father’s birthday. Absolutely loved it; a great activity and really good value for money. Received a really friendly welcome and was able to borrow waterproofs. I would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had a excellent morning at rookin house clay pigeon shooting, my girlfriend had never fired a shotgun before so was a bit nervous but Alister was a very good instructor and had her hitting clays in no time. Definitely worth a go if your...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Just back from a great weekend at Rookin House. Stayed in the self catering barn with 11 other lads on the stag. The accommodation was spot on and the site is run by a nice family who are very friendly and welcoming. Did a morning...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had the great pleasure of visiting rookin house on the 6th of Feb at the start of my birthday week with my family, was introduced to James who was taking us through our two activities of the day, quad biking and clay pigeon shooting and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SimonTBP
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Great laugh with freinds slipping & sliding our way round the track in the barn as advertised, and yes it is horse manure on the track you don't get blatherd in it. Ignore all the negative reviews! It's fast funny & were not really sure...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank simon r
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We took a group of 12 for the go karting on a stag weekend. The track / carts are unlike any other I've seen, and were so much fun. Fair warning: everything is covered in manure to make it all about sliding. It looks like...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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