Tebay and Orton nestle between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks, just 5-10 minute drive from the hotel. A fascinating area full of local history, striking landscapes, intriguing myths and legends and an array of top quality local producers means that the area has something to offer everyone.
Bounded by the stunning Howgill fells, these twin communities have a range of attractions and events well worth a visit:
- Tebay Fell Pony and Coloured Horse and Pony Show (July)
- Greenholme Show (June)
- Local church exhibitions (running all year round)
- The famous Orton Farmer’s Market (2nd Saturday of every month)
- Orton Scarecrow Festival (May Whitsun Bank Holiday)
- Tebay Fell Race (June)
- Bessy Beck Trout Fishery (Newbiggin-on-Lune)
- Kennedys Fine Chocolates (factory, tea room & shop in Orton)
- The Old School Tea room (Tebay)
- Cook in Cumbria (cooking courses, Ravenstonedale)
- Cumbria Classic Coaches – explore the area on organised trips in a classic coach!
Tebay and Orton is also a great base to explore on foot, by bike or on horseback. The area is crossed by several nationally known routes including Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk and the Walney to Wearside cycle route.
If you would like to find out more about what Tebay and Orton have to offer then please visit the following websites:
www.visiteden.co.uk – lists all attractions, events, restaurants, pubs etc in the Eden district.
www.orton.org.uk – local community website
www.tebay.org – local community website
www.hiddenhowgills.co.uk – all about the Howgills area.
www.walkeden.org – to find out more about walking in the local area and the wider Eden Valley.