Toasting marshmallows in the woods at Rookhow

Bring your marshmallows, head torches and a sense of adventure to Lake District’s Rookhow bunkbarn where you’ll have 2 campfires & 12 acres woodland to yourselves.

“Spectacular ancient woodlands” (Plant Life)
“I like the forest & the walks. There are no cars, just lots of birds. Rookhow makes me feel calm, happy and safe.” (G, aged 12)
“It’s a place where our children can roam free and spend valuable time in nature.” (mum)

When you come to stay at Rookhow, you have access to Quakers’ Wood: a wonderful Lake District wilderness in the Rusland Valley. Spend your family holiday building campfires, climbing trees, making dens and playing hide and seek. There’s even a bubbling beck to wander by. 12 acres of space to explore and you get it all to yourselves! Our yurt has just been renovated and is available for guests to stay in. Please ask to find out more.

Our ancient Atlantic oak woodland is rich in lichens and mosses, Quakers’ Wood provides a bio-diverse habitat for many creatures. The buildings at Rookhow are home to 3 species of bats and deer are often spotted in the Rusland Valley.

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White centre building and stone building among the trees. Photo taken from the air

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