Catterick Racecourse Guide

Races at Catterick with jockeys on the track and spectators gathered in the grandstand under a clear sky

Are you a keen racegoer? Well, your next stop should be Catterick! Whether this is your first or your umpteenth time visiting, we have got all of the information you need ahead of your day out at the races. Keep reading to find out what’s on at Catterick, the enclosures, parking, food and drink, contact details, where to stay and more.

What’s on at Catterick Racecourse?

There are so many exciting fixtures taking place at Catterick Racecourse in 2024. We have included some of the top races below, with many more taking place in between. 

DATEEVENTGATES OPENFIRST RACELAST RACE
2nd February 2024Afternoon Racing11:0513:0516:10
12th February 2024Annual Card Holders Guest Day11:3013:3016:00
27th February 2024Racing TV Club Day12:0014:2016:50
6th March 2024Countryside Ladies Day11:4013:4016:40
3rd April 2024Easter Family Day12:0014:1017:20
23rd May 2024Racing Reminiscence Race Day12:0014:1017:12
8th June 2024Catterick Beer Festival Afternoon Racing12:0014:1017:40
18th June 2024Afternoon Racing ft Royal Ascot12:0014:1017:30
24th July 2024Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival12:0014:1017:05
6th August 2024Salute Our Heroes Family Day12:0014:5017:45
28th August 2024Ladies’ Day12:0014:1016:45
19th October 2024Morning Racing ft Champions Day at AscotTBCTBCTBC
29th October 2024Flat Finale11:1013:1016:24
22nd November 2024Start of the JumpsTBCTBCTBC
17th December 2024Christmas at CatterickTBCTBCTBC
28th December 2024Christmas Jumper Afternoon Race DayTBCTBCTBC

What is the Catterick Racecourse Address?

The address of Catterick Racecourse in North Yorkshire is as follows:

The Catterick Racecourse Co Ltd

Catterick Bridge

Richmond

North Yorkshire

DL10 7PE

How to Get to Catterick Racecourse?

Getting to Catterick Racecourse could not be simpler! Whether you are a local or travelling from further afield, here’s info for you to consider ahead of your arrival.

By Road

Catterick Racecourse is situated just off the A1 about five miles south of Scotch Corner, on the outskirts of the Catterick Village. Racegoers coming from the North/South should exit the A1 at J52. Follow the brown signs to the racecourse.

By Rail/Bus

Darlington Railway Station is approximately 15 miles away. 

Arriva operates a regular bus service from the railway station.

Shuttle Bus & Taxis

Catterick Racecourse provides a free shuttle bus service from Richmond Town Centre every race day. It leaves approximately one hour before the first race and will return after the last. 

By Bike/On Foot

Catterick Racecourse is situated on the Coast-to-Coast walking route – further information can be found via the site.

For those planning to cycle, there is a bicycle rack in the Annual Badge Holder & Disabled Car Park.

By Helicopter

There are landing facilities available by prior arrangement by contacting the Racecourse Office.

Where to Get Tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online from the Catterick Racecourse website as well as on the day (subject to availability). All pre-paid tickets may be collected from the Racecourse Office.

Car Parking

All car parks are free of charge. The south Catterick Village car park at the end of the site is for disabled parking and annual card holders. Trackside parking is first come, first serve.

Accessibility

Personal assistants/carers are entitled to apply for one complimentary admission ticket. The majority of the outside areas are tarmacked, and there is also a raised viewing platform and a lift to the bars and restaurants.

Guide dogs ONLY are allowed into the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure.

More info

Kids go free! (Under 18)

Dogs on leads are allowed into the Course Enclosure ONLY.

Catterick Racecourse Enclosures

Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure

In the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure, guests have access to the Parade Ring and Winners’ Enclosure area. Offering great views of the flat and National Hunt Racecourse, guests can expect a range of food and drink outlets, too. Including the Winning Streak Restaurant and the Paddock Cafe, the Champions Bar and Buffet and the Gods Solution Bar.

Picnics are not permitted in this Enclosure.

Course Enclosure

Situated in the centre of the track with views of both racecourses, this is a picnic enclosure with a bar with hot and cold snacks. It has an indoor children’s play area, an outdoor playground, betting facilities, and additional attractions during the summer holiday.

What to Wear?

There is no formal dress code in operations at Catterick Racecourse. 

Racegoers are simply advised to wear smart casual clothing and, of course, dress for the weather!

Food & Drink

There are various bars and restaurants available to those in both enclosures.

The Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure have various bars and a restaurant for racegoers. Picnics are not permitted.

For guests at the Course Enclosure, picnics are permitted, with alcohol limited to personal consumption only. There is also the option to purchase hot and cold snacks.

Contact Details

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All Enquiries info@catterickbridge.co.uk01748 811478
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Nearby Accommodation

Check out the following establishments if you’re thinking of spending the night on your trip Catterick Racecourse:

Blackwell Grange Hotel

Darlington, DL3 8QH

01325 460111

reservations.blackwell@bruhennyhotels.co.uk

Black Horse Inn

Kirkby, Fleetham, DL7 0SH

01609 749010

reservations@blackhorseinnkirkbyfleetham.com

Black Lion Hotel

Richmond, DL10 4QB

01748 826217

info@blacklionhotelrichmond.co.uk

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