Catterick is a wonderfully interesting town and boasts a surprising amount of history and makes an excellent base for discovering the northern dales being Arkengarthdale, Swaledale and Wensleydale all found just a few miles to the west and is only a few miles from the historic town of Richmond. It is here within the village and its surrounds that visitors will be pleasantly surprised by the quantity, quality and variety of Catterick Hotels found within this region they are structured to suit all needs.
A few miles to the east of the town lies the north York Moors, Catterick is easily accessible as it lies on the A1, the Great North Road and the Races have been held at Catterick since at least 1783 and there has been a purpose made course since 1813. Most of the year the town holds flat races however during the winter is when the National Hunt takes place and this is when the Catterick Hotels become very popular.
The Garrison has been of vital importance to the town providing the town with a great deal of employment and supplementing the facilities of the village itself. The Great North Road crosses the River Swale here and it is at this juncture that much history has taken place as it is a strategically important area and a point easily defended and managed to keep out the unruly Brigantes and the Scots later on.
Extensive archaeological digging has revealed that that there used to be a Roman town here complete with its own temple. There was once a military bath house and metal working on the site showing it was a place of some significance. The Romans stayed until the 5th century but even after their departure the crossing point remained significant. The Angel Inn and the George Inn still remain and there is plenty to interest the traveller to prompt lengthy stays as not far away is Easby Abbey and Richmond Castle and the Croft motor racing circuit.
Given this fascinating landscape and strategic location it is not surprising that there are a great number of Catterick Hotels on offer each unique and engineered to suit varying budgets, tastes and needs. The Luxury hotels offer their privileged guests airport transfer directly to hotel steps and pre booked accommodations. The Catterick Hotels offer unique architectural descriptions and locations some may be found flanking the motorways the preferred destination for the business executive, some may be found town centre great for families and tourists being close to local attractions, whilst other prefer the seclusion of the country providing privacy and seclusion.
Town Center former Coaching Inns now gracefully restored may offer the perfect solution for family accommodations as entrances invite through crackling log fires, low beamed ceilings, lead windows boast town and country views and warm staff welcome. Accommodations are individually decorated as each room is unique family rooms may be connecting and offer cribs and high chairs. En suite bathrooms offer power showers and bathrobes, slippers and toiletries.
Business Hotels are often presented in a more modern design and found flanking the main routes providing convenience. Accommodations are described through light tonal palettes and companioned with ergonomic desks, internet access and direct dial phones. Many of these Catterick hotels offer the business guests their own floors complete with their own lounges where a continental breakfast may be taken each morning, accompanied with daily papers and business journals. All day restaurants offer international menus and take away items.
Grand Country Hotels may be the perfect solution for the honey moon couples as the building are gracious and set in wonderfully landscaped grounds offering the perfect setting for wedding celebrations. Regardless of the reason for a sojourn to Catterick visitors may be assured of comfortable hotels structured to meet all needs and all tastes.