Where is Orton?

Orton is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, eight miles south-west of the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, 33 miles south-east of the major city of Carlisle, 105 miles south of Edinburgh, 208 miles north of Cardiff, and 228 miles north-west of London. Orton was historically in the county of Westmorland. Orton falls within the district council of Eden, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA10 postcode district. The post town for Orton is Penrith.

Orton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Orton
Location of Orton within the UK

Which county is Orton in?

Orton is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Westmorland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyWestmorland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Orton in Cumbria?

Orton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cumbria.

Location of Orton within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Orton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Orton is CA10 3RU.

Where is Orton in CA10?

Orton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA10 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA10 postcode district.

Location of Orton within CA10

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What is the post town for Orton?

The post town for Orton is Penrith. Orton is in the CA10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penrith.

What is the latitude and longitude of Orton?

The centre of Orton is located at position 54.46756° latitude and -2.58418° longitude.

Latitude54.46756°
Longitude-2.58418°

What is the easting and northing of Orton?

The centre of Orton is located at the grid reference easting 362235 and northing 508178 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting362235
Northing508178

What are the nearest towns to Orton?

Position of Orton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Orton to the centre of the town.

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Orton is 8 miles south-west of Appleby-in-Westmorland
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Orton is 9 miles west of Kirkby Stephen
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Orton is 10 miles north of Sedbergh
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Orton is 12 miles north-east of Kendal
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Orton is 14 miles north-east of Windermere
15m
Orton is 15 miles north-east of Bowness-on-Windermere
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Orton is 15 miles south-east of Penrith
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Orton is 15 miles east of Ambleside
18m
Orton is 18 miles north of Kirkby Lonsdale
23m
Orton is 23 miles north-east of Grange-over-Sands

What are the nearest cities to Orton?

Position of Orton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Orton to the centre of the city.

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Orton is 30 miles north of Lancaster
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Orton is 33 miles south-east of Carlisle
46m
Orton is 46 miles south-west of Durham
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Orton is 49 miles north-west of Ripon
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Orton is 49 miles north of Preston
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Orton is 53 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Orton is 57 miles south-west of Sunderland
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Orton is 58 miles north-west of Bradford
62m
Orton is 62 miles north-west of Leeds
69m
Orton is 69 miles north of Salford

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