RM Norton Manor

Norton Manor Camp is based near Taunton in Somerset and has been the home of 40 Commando Royal Marines since 1983. This beautiful part of the country is home to several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Blackdown and Quantock Hills, and the Somerset Levels to name but a few. 

Commanding Officer Andy Watkins

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Lieutenant Colonel Andy Watkins joined the Royal Marines in May 1995, he assumed command of 40 Commando in May 2015.

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Location Taunton, somerset

Norton Manor Camp

40 Commando

Norton Manor Camp near Taunton is home to 40 Commando Royal Marines, 3 Commando Brigade.

40 Commando

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It takes 32 weeks of intense training to become a Royal Marines Commando

Marine John Allen of Alpha Company, 40 Commando Royal Marines with an Army Commando and a Marine patrolling in the river at Belize

Royal Marines train in Belize jungle


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