The area around Orton is popular with cyclists with a miriad of uncrowded narrow country lanes undulating through superb Cumbrian scenery. Using an OS map it is easy to plan circular routes to suit your wishes on roads that meander through open fells and moorland taking in small villages and hamlets on the way. A little further away to the east is the Eden Valley and to the west is the Lake District National Park. These areas provide magical cycling environments for road cyclists and mountain bikers alike. Travelling distances to the venues listed below are approximate.
Cycle routes in Cumbria offers a wide choice of circular tours from the Eden Valley to the Lake District.