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Quaker Meeting House

1725 Quaker Meeting House in 12 acres of ancient woodland with group bunkbarn accommodation.

Rookhow, Cumbria

Opening times

Open days on the 1st & 3rd Friday of every month 10am to 4pm all year round. Please see our website for more details and contact us if you would like to visit at other times.

The bunkbarn is available to hire for group accommodation. Contact us for availability.


LA12 8LA

Rookhow is a 1725 Grade II* listed Quaker Meeting House surrounded by 12 acres of its own woodland and with a 16 bed group bunkbarn and independent hostel (converted stables) in the secluded Lake District Rusland Valley.

Rookhow was built in as a meeting place for the 'scattered communities of the Society of Friends' and Quaker Meetings for worship are held there on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm.

The meeting room is an example of the early style of Meeting House with a gallery (now forming part of the cottage), a wooden minister's platform. The Friends anteroom has plank and muntin panelling walls and and an original wooden spice cupboard.

  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • National heritage here

  • Wildlife haven

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Car park at church

  • Level access throughout

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Wifi

  • Quaker Meeting for Worship at 12.30pm to 1pm on on the 1st & 3rd Friday of every month. Also Quaker Meeting on the 1st Wednesday of each month 7.30 to 8pm.

  • Quaker (Religious Society of Friends)

Contact information

CumbriaROOKHOWQuakerMeetingHouse(jameskirbyPERMISSIONBYEMAIL)1 JamesKirby

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