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Dakar 4 x 4 Driving with a difference

Dakar 4 x 4 Driving with a difference

Dakar 4 x 4 Driving with a difference

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    You can experience the thrill of driving through mud and water tackling gradients and generally driving in conditions you wouldn't normally dream of. Accompanied at all times by one of our skilled instructors you will soon develop daring off-road skills. 45 minutes per trip for up to 3 people. All drivers must have a valid drivers licence and all passengers must be over 12 years.

    Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

    ABRS approved. Activity centre on hill farm.Team building and corporate events.

    Opening details

    Office hours 09.00-17.00 pre-booking essential. Closed on occasional days so please check.

    Prices

    £75.00 for 45 minute trip (for up to 3 people drivers must have a valid driving license).

    Address

    Rookin House Activity Centre,
    Troutbeck,
    Penrith,
    Cumbria,
    CA11 0SS

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Rookin House Activity Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 385256  Lat: 54.62178 Long: -2.95396

    From M6 jct 40 Penrith, follow the A66 towards Keswick. At Troutbeck take the A5091 towards Ullswater. Rookin House is signposted on the right.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Penrith station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    ABRS approved. Activity centre on hill farm.Team building and corporate events.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
      • Yesis gravel
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesHas steps and no ramp

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesBaby changing facilities

    Entrance

    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 1 small step
        Number of steps to entrance
    • YesEntrance is well lit

    General

    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

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