rookhow is closed at the moment

due to the national lockdown


In line with governmental guidelines, Rookhow is currently closed.

This will be reviewed as guidelines change.  

We are taking future bookings with 100% refund if you have to cancel due to Covid-19.

  £150 per night (2 night minimum) til end February 2021 

Week: £750 (Friday-Friday)

The Quaker Meeting House may be available for educational and training groups. Please get in touch.

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 small groups of up to 6 people (depending on Covid restrictions) 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)


£150 per night (minimum 2 nights at weekends). Reduced rate til end Feb 2021 (usually £300 per night)

plus £100 refundable damages deposit


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.

There is also a reduction for Quaker groups and families, especially mid-week and at short notice. 

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