A day in Catterick
Catterick Racecourse sits in North Yorkshire, 40 minutes drive from Middlesbrough. Hosting both Flat and National Hunt races, it's perfect for a flutter. In the village of Catterick, just to the south, you can find traditional English pubs serving classic British dishes and real ales. Anglers are in luck too, as there are four fishing lakes and a mile of river fishing all Nearby, both with trout and coarse fish.
Discover the Yorkshire Dales
Catterick Racecourse is a short drive from one of England's most renowned and best-loved national parks. The Yorkshire Dales attract more than 8 million visitors every year thanks to their idyllic villages, lush pastures and rolling hills.
Head to Wensleydale, famous for its cheeses and traditional Dales architecture, where you can learn about the area in the Dales Countryside Museum.
Head north east from Catterick and you'll be in Middlesbrough in 40 minutes. Walkers can ascend Roseberry Topping, from whose summit there are stunning views over the North York Moors. In town, Cleveland Shopping Centre is home to high street favourites. Art buffs will love Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, part of the town's Teeside University, which houses important works by L.S. Lowry, Jeremy Deller, David Hockney and other renowned artists.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Catterick Racecourse? Travelodge Scotch Corner Skeeby Hotel is just ot the north, or Travelodge Darlington Hotel is a short drive away.