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Corporate Entertainment

Corporate Events & Packages

Corporate Events & Packages

Corporate Events & Packages



This stunning setting, with Blencathra mountain range as a magnificent backdrop to any Company Away Day. Rookin House has been established for over 25 years and has the experience, staff and facilities required to host your event.

Rookin House offers a fantastic range of activities, from Rifle Shooting and Quad Bike Trekking to team based challenges such as Blindfold Reverse Steer 4x4 Driving and bespoke Teamwork Development Packages. All of these can be tailor made to suit your requirements with programmes lasting from a half day up to a full week. The team building events can focus upon specific work related issues such as aspects of leadership, communication, delegation etc. With such a variety of activities, Rookin House can offer action packed quality events at very reasonable rates.

Also on offer are group themed events, some of which are based round the Lakes; The Quest for The Holy Grail and The Derwentwater Challenge. These Team-building Events involve a journey around Ullswater or Derwentwater with various challenges along the way.

More traditional Lakeland activities including canoeing, ghyll scrambling, rock climbing and abseiling can also be built into your development day.

Blencathra View accommodation is a beautifully converted 16th Century Barn that sleeps up to 18 guests. As well as a great place to retreat after your day's event with its traditional fireplace and under floor heating it is also the perfect venue for a conference as it has a superb open plan dining room and lounge.
Our Riverside Croft can also be hired as a conference meeting room if you are just visiting for the day and require meeting facilities. Various delicious catering options are available.

So, whether you require a purely fun multi-activity corporate away day, a competitive team challenge or a more serious team-building event Rookin House can cater for your requirements.

Activity Details Minimum number of clients 2 Max 100+

Delegates: 100

Opening details

Pre-booking essential. Please ring for details office hours 09.00-17.00. Evenings by appointment only.


Prices on request.


  • 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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