Orton Cumbria

Cycling near Orton

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.

Cycling near Orton Cumbria
Biking on Orton Scar
Cycling near Orton Cumbria

Mountain Biking on the Howgills (8 miles)

There are established mountain biking routes on the Howgills and additional opportunities in the surrounding countryside. The terrain on the Howgills is well illustrated in this youtube video.

Stonetrail (10 miles)

Stonetrail Holidays, at Fell End, Ravenstonedale, provides mountain bike hire and guided trips on pre-planned routes for all abilities. Half day and full day outings with refreshments are available.