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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Horse Riding

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Horse Riding Rookin House



Experience the beauty of the Lakeland countryside and its changing seasons from the back of a horse, we can arrange rides to suit you from 1 hour to a full day. Established over 20 years with over 45 horses to choose from we have the experience and facilities to offer you an amazing ride in wonderful country side. If you’re lucky you will see deer, birds of prey and red squirrels whilst out on your ride. Please visit our website for further details

Opening details

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


Family Horse Ride (2 ad & 2 ch 4yrs+)
£82.00 for ½ hr

Pony Trekking, 8yrs+ (Group rides, ratio of 1 instructor to 6 riders max)
£30.00 for 1 hour
£42.50 for 1 ½ hour
£55.00 for 2 hours
£65.00 for 2 ½ hours

Half Day Hacking (experienced riders only)
£75.00 for 3 hours

Full Day Hacking
£125.00 for Full Day

Unaccompanied Lead Rein, 4yrs +
£16.00 for 30 mins You must provide an experienced adult to lead

Lead Rein Private Rides, 2 yrs+
£25.00 for 30 minutes – we provide the leader


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • 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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • 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.


Rookin House Activity Centre,
CA11 0SS


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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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


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


  • 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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