Orton Vacations

11 miles (18 kilometers) to the southeast of Cumbria, is Orton, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. If you are coming from the Tees Valley Airport in Cumbria, Orton is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west.

Many of Cumbria’s highlights are within easy driving distance of Orton, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s list is the fascinating Appleby Castle and the iconic Kendal Museum. Two other great attractions that are within a short distance of Orton are Kendal Castle and the Abbot Hall Art Gallery.

To really understand Cumbria, take a trip to one of its many cultural destinations. Find the treasures kept in some of the exhibit spaces such as the World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere, the Hawkshead Grammar School in Ambleside and the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole.

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Discover the various child-friendly destinations in the area. Take the family to a visit to the Lakeland Maze Farm Park in Kendal, and learn about some interesting creatures.

If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Take a long walk in the Lake District National Park in Windermere.

There are lots of interesting sites to enjoy near Orton. Be sure to set aside enough time to take in them all. Those with a passion for history will enjoy checking out Sizergh Castle in Kendal and the Lowther Castle and Gardens in Penrith.

Take a break from the tourist trail and work on your swing at the Windermere Golf Club in Windermere.

After spending the day seeing the sights around Orton, stay the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Days Inn Kendal Killington Lake, the Riverside Hotel, Kendal, or the North Lakes Hotel And Spa, Penrith.

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