Altcar Rifle Range
is located in Hightown
. The range is a site that is composed of beaches, marshland, fields and small woods. The range is run by the Territorial Army
, however civilians and cadets (Both CCF
) can use the range.
Altcar has 8 rifle ranges
in the base.
|| Number of Lanes
|| Size |
| B Range
| C Range
| D Range
| I Range
| K Range
| ETR (Electronic Training Range)
|| 600 meters |
|| - |
| Indoor Rimfire
|| 25 meters |
As well as these rifle ranges there is clay pigeon shooting.
The base also has accommodation for up to 530 cadets and soldiers. The main type of accommodation are billet
For the males there is enough space for 60 officers, 80 NCO's and 320 soldiers.
For females there is enough space for 70, however this can be increased by using some of the male accommodation.
The rifle range was served by its own railway station
between 1862 and 1921.
The Red Rose is a pub that is on the base. It serves food and drink and there are often disco and karaoke nights.
- 2 Football Pitches
- 2 Volley Ball Courts (Outdoor)
- Sports Hall
- Assault Course