Orton

Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, Cumbria

Orton is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, 15 miles (24 km) south of Penrith, Cumbria, 8 miles (13 km) from Appleby-in-Westmorland, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) the M6 motorway near to the Lake District. It is set at the foot of Orton Scar in the upper Lune Valley. Just a few miles over the scar is the Eden valley. Historically it was part of the county of Westmorland but is now in the Eden District of Cumbria.