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Rookhow is a Quaker charity in Rusland, South Lakeland. With a 300 year old Quaker Meeting House, 16 bed bunkbarn and 12 acres of ancient oak woodland, Rookhow is a special place for many people. It continues to gather together people of all ages and backgrounds and aims to be accessible to all members of the community.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Wednesday 6th Oct - Friday 8th Oct 2021
    A 2 night residential retreat focusing on our responses to climate change with walks, workshops, campfire and celebration in Quakers' Wood. Meeting for Worship on the Wednesday and community gathering on the Thursday. We are aware of many groups holding events as we move towards the COP26 summit in Glasgow. We want to take this opportunity to give thanks for what we have and to uphold our world leaders as they grapple with the challenge of responding to the climate emergency.
    Rookhow Quaker Meeting House
  • Friday 10th-Sunday 12th December 2021
    A 2 night residential weekend planting 600 hedge plants, donated by the Woodland Trust, by the side of the bunkbarn and behind the Meeting House. Young people welcome. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian.
    Rookhow Quaker Meeting House