Rookin House Camping Barn, Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,Penrith,Cumbria, CA11 0SS

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Unusually well equipped for a camping barn, Rookin House Farm Camping Barn sleeps from 12 to 24 with central heating, fully equipped kitchen and inside toilets & showers. It has a dining-living area and pods for sleeping. Each pod sleeps 6 people in 2 double beds and 2 singles. Bring your own pillows, bedding or sleeping bags and towels. Groups of over 12 people are welcome to bring camping mattress to use in the living area. Rookin House Farm also has a self-catering barn (sleeping 23 in 7 bedrooms) and large holiday cottage Blencathra View (sleeping 18) providing more luxurious group accommodation. The Camping Barn is the only accommodation on Rookin House Farm which is available to small groups and can be booked midweek by a minimum of 4 people. Set at the heart of the Lake District four miles from Ullswater, Rookin House Farm is surrounded by some of the best walking country in Cumbria, from the strenuous hikes up Blencathra to gentle meanders along Aira Force. The area is popular with walkers year round and is close to the C2C Cycle route. The nearest pub is 1¼ miles away. Rookin House is also a well established adventure venue and can provide outdoor activities and corporate events for groups, from Horse Riding, Quad Biking and Madtrax All Terrain Vehicles to and Human Bowling. This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    65: Camping Barn 24: 2x6, 1x12. Barn 23. Blencathra View 18.
  • Open:

    All year. All day
  • Price per night:

    Camping Barn mid week £17.50pp (min of 4 people), weekends £400 for 2 night stay for 12 people plus £12.50pp for extra people. Additional nights £150 per night for up to 12 people.
  • Booking:

    If you are booking less than 5 weeks in advance check for discounts.
  • Directions:

    The centre is just 4 miles from Ullswater, and 8 miles from both Keswick and Penrith and easily accessible from the A66.
  • Public Transport:

    Penrith to Workington Stagecoach Gold X4/X5 bus drops at Troutbeck hotel, 20 mins' walk from the farm.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available only to groups and is on the or near to the Settle to Carlisle railway, the horse B&B page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the camping barn map, the Coast to Coast Mountain Bike route and the C2C Cycle Route.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
wGroups Only


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Rookin House Farm Camping Barn and Activity Centre

January 9th 2018

Newest Lake District accommodation in the Independent Hostels UK Network

Rookin House Adventure Centre has just joined Independent Hostels UK promoting their Camping Barn and luxury self catering accommodation for groups. They also provide loads of outdoor acitivites. Established as an adventure venue in Cumbria for over 20 year, Rookin House offer a wide variety of outdoor activities for over 20 years. Just 4 miles from Ullswater, and 8 miles from both Keswick and Penrith, most of the activities are based on Rookin House Farm with Blencathra providing a spectacular Lakeland backdrop.

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