We are registered as 'Good to Go' with Visit England and are a Covid-secure setting.  We've carried out a risk assessment with additional measures which we'll send you in advance of your stay. Phone Sue if you'd like to discuss this: 07557 919879.


Escape to the heart of the Lake District, but leave the crowds behind. Rookhow is a secluded haven of tranquility, with 12 acres of private ancient woodland nestled between Coniston and Lake Windermere. 

Stay in our cosy self-catering barn with its log fires and snug sitting room and make use of our campfire and outdoor seating area

With accommodation for active families and groups, Rookhow is the perfect destination for your short adventure break or relaxing holiday in the Lake District.  

Our unique and historic site also includes a 300 year old historic Quaker Meeting House for extra group & workshop space.

                  "Peaceful, simple, welcoming." (family group, Sept 2019)

"What a great place! Everything you need, great location and easy off road parking. We appreciated the large communal seating area and some big cups!" (group of friends, Oct 2019)

"It’s a great location for exploring the southern Lake District." (walking group, Nov 2019) 

"It’s been amazing . We have walked and biked our socks off! Truly wonderful. Very happy time had." (2 households, August 2020)

"The fire pit in the middle of the woods was exactly what we were looking for, staying late in front of the fire and enjoying the nature around us. The perfect way to really reconnect with nature." (family group, September 2020)



From 17th May-: £200 per night (2 nights minimum)/ £1,200 per week (Friday-Friday). 2 households/ 6 people.

From 21st June onwards: £300 per night/ £1,800 per week (Friday- Friday)

School holidays: weeklong bookings only. Full price.

plus £100 refundable damages deposit

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE £100 per day (or £50 extra if hired with bunkbarn)

reduced rates

Rookhow is a registered charity. By staying here you will help to support our charitable work.

Rookhow offers a reduced rate for some groups. Our current priorities are young people's groups, support groups for people with mental health problems and refugees. We have a Retreat Away bursary fund for mental health groups supported by the Quaker Mental Health Fund UK. 

Contact us if you fall into one of these categories and if a reduced price would enable you to access Rookhow.