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.
|2nd February 2024
|12th February 2024
|Annual Card Holders Guest Day
|27th February 2024
|Racing TV Club Day
|6th March 2024
|Countryside Ladies Day
|3rd April 2024
|Easter Family Day
|23rd May 2024
|Racing Reminiscence Race Day
|8th June 2024
|Catterick Beer Festival Afternoon Racing
|18th June 2024
|Afternoon Racing ft Royal Ascot
|24th July 2024
|Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival
|6th August 2024
|Salute Our Heroes Family Day
|28th August 2024
|19th October 2024
|Morning Racing ft Champions Day at Ascot
|29th October 2024
|22nd November 2024
|Start of the Jumps
|17th December 2024
|Christmas at Catterick
|28th December 2024
|Christmas Jumper Afternoon Race Day
What is the Catterick Racecourse Address?
The address of Catterick Racecourse in North Yorkshire is as follows:
The Catterick Racecourse Co Ltd
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out the following establishments if you’re thinking of spending the night on your trip Catterick Racecourse:
Blackwell Grange Hotel
Darlington, DL3 8QH
Black Horse Inn
Kirkby, Fleetham, DL7 0SH
Black Lion Hotel
Richmond, DL10 4QB