Local Information

Catterick Garrison is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and close to the North Yorkshire Moors. The sea is only an hour’s drive away, as is the Lake District. Also within an hour you can reach the city of Newcastle, the Metro Centre at Gateshead and the historic cities of York and Leeds. Closer to Catterick are the market towns of Darlington, Richmond and Northallerton.

Catterick Garrison itself also has lots to offer with a sports and development centre that opened in 2009 and a further £25M of development that commenced in Spring 2014, due to complete in 2016. This includes a seven screen cinema, 60 bed hotel and further retail outlets.

The nearest railway station is at Darlington which is 16 miles from Catterick Garrison. Regular bus services to Richmond and Darlington are operated by Arriva North East, the closest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport (21.3 miles away).


Constituency: Richmond (Yorkshire County)

Local Authority: North Yorkshire County Council


Site Information

  • This major re-role reinforces Catterick’s position as a major Army Garrison.
  • Five units that relocated from Germany are now based in Catterick.




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Head of Army rebasing reassures troops

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Children's Education in rebasing

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British Troops gear up to come home from Germany


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