Altcar Rifle Range

Altcar Rifle Range is located in Hightown, Merseyside, England. 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 and ACF) can use the range.


Altcar has 8 rifle ranges in the base.

Name Number of Lanes Size
B Range 38
C Range 23
D Range 8
I Range 15
K Range 12
ETR (Electronic Training Range) 12 600 meters
MMTT - -
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.

Red Rose

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
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