All Saints church in Orton is dominated by the 16th Century perpendicular tower, which has a fine peel of eight bells. It looks out over views of Orton Scar and the Howgills . The building dates back to the 13th Century.
The Abbey was founded in 12th Century standing by the river Lowther it is one of the32 religious houses in Britain belonging to the Premonstratensian order of Canons. Today the impressive 15th Century tower and other remain can be explored.
Atop a 66 foot tall tourmaline granite, stands Roche Rock Hermitage. The ruined chapel built in 1409, is dedicated to Saint Michael and has been surrounded by myth and mystery for hundreds of years. Roche Rock was part of the film set Omen 111 The Final Conflict 1981. Roche Rock Cornwall.