Welcome

Welcome to Scar View Cottage.  Scar View Cottage is located in the beautiful village of Orton.

Orton is a relatively undiscovered village which is about 20 minutes drive from Penrith/Kendal with excellent access to the M6 Motorway at Junctions 38 and 39.

Alfred Wainwright at one time considered living here and it was undoubtedly one of his favoured villages. In his book 'Westmorland’s Heritage', he writes:

“Orton is one of the loveliest of Westmorland’s villages, a delightful rural settlement built around a central green with two streams crossed by many footbridges and having numerous venerable buildings and a fine church on a hill overlooking tranquil countryside.”

The surrounding countryside is beautiful and provides a huge variety of interesting walks. The area has excellent access to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, both within less than half an hour’s drive.

There is a village school, shop/post office, inn, tearooms, church, chapel, small chocolate factory/tearooms producing a now-famous range of fine handmade chocolates, and extremely popular Farmers’ Market held on the second Saturday of every month.