In addition to the village of Orton, the parish includes the settlements of Bretherdale, Bretherdale Head, Bousfield, Gaisgill, Greenholme, Kelleth, Longdale, Park, Raisbeck, Salterwath, Scout Green and Sunbiggin.
Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools
and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate
is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created
community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using
social media and open archives/data.