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Rookin House Activity Centre

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Amazing ride!

Absolutely fantastic morning out for a Trek with Tracey. I rode Achilles and he was such a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Xxjade90xx
via mobile
Horse riding in the Lakes

My wife visited this centre with two family members for an hours trekking. Well organised and well... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kevin W
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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“go karting”(38 reviews)
“quad biking”(86 reviews)
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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...more
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Troutbeck CA11 0SS, England
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic morning out for a Trek with Tracey. I rode Achilles and he was such a gentleman, we were lucky enough to see the highland ponies while out on our Trek which was amazing!! I will most certainly return for another ride when I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife visited this centre with two family members for an hours trekking. Well organised and well staffed. Ponies all seemed in good condition and well looked after. She thought it was the best riding centre she has visited. Staff were all very friendly. Can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin W
rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, we do love all out horses and think they do an amazing job. A lot of them give people there first ever riding experience. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Really nice trek. My step daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed the trek - wish it had been longer! Lovely horses and friendly staff. Thank you - we would visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruth K
rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your review, so glad you had a nice time. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I visited Rookin House with three friends on Saturday the 27th of October to do quad-biking, clay pigeon shooting & the argo tank thingy and have to say that both the staff and the facilities were brilliant! We did the quad-biking first with a friendly,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lord B
rookinhouse_13, Owner at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

What an amazing review, thank you so much for taking the time to review your day with is. It is fantastic to hear you had a great activity day, perhaps we will see you all in another 4yrs or so.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited this place to go horse riding. My dad rung up and was asked ROUGHLY what weight we were so we could ride. Never was it mentioned that if we didn’t get the correct weight we would be in risk of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

I am very sorry you feel this way. It is so awful when you have to address people about personal issues but we do make it very clear at the time of the booking that we need riders details including their heights, weights and experience....More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

We went rookin house a while back and had a decent time so when my daughter and her bf where having a break in the lakes we didn't hesitate to recommend Rookin house to them for a horse riding taster session. We rang them on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon N
rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

That is not what happened, you rang and advised me that they were roughly 12st, I asked you to check what there maximum weight was as it doesn't matter if they ended up being a bit lighter for the horse but would matter if they...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Booked as a birthday treat as I'd always said I wanted to do this. Once gun was in my hand I froze, but the owner was fantastic, reassuring and clear in his instructions. I did quite well considering and left thinking I would like to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

4 of us came on Saturday to have a day clay pigeon shooting. Allister looked after us from Start to finish. we had such a great day and have already planned our next visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ben W
rookinhouse_13, Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We are so glad you had a great time, thank you for your review

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Two sets of couples away for a kid free weekend in the Lakes!! We had looked into and booked rifle shooting and escorted quad trek! We quickly built up a rapport with our host James, his knowledge and instructions to us on rifling was on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Have been going for years and years. Never fails to be great. Whole bunch of different things to do. Go-karting in the huge stables with the floor sprayed to make it a bit skiddy is brilliant fun. Only possible let down is the quads that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter C
rookinhouse_13, General Manager at Rookin House Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thanks for your kind review, hopefully you will be coming for a few more years to come :)

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