Walk to nearby Orton, taking you through the recently extended Yorkshire Dales.
Today's route can be made more challenging, or easier, by stopping in Orton or continuing to Kirkby Stephen. Orton is 8 miles away from Shap and makes for a nice ''recovery day' if needed, taking you past a handful of prehistoric sites
Orton is one of the lost villages of the Coast to Coast walk, which is part of its appeal. It is off the beaten track and has recently been incorporated in the newly extended Yorkshire Dales.
This walk is part of the following itineraries: