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**WELCOME  TO NEWMARKET,  THE HOME OF HORSERACING**

 

We are so excited to be able to invite you back to the historic Home of Horseracing once again. This internationally recognised town has plenty for you to see and do and makes a perfect base for exploring the surrounding area. So whether you are considering a day visit, a weekend or planning a much deserved week’s break, we invite you to browse our website for ideas and inspiration.

Enjoy a leisure break in Newmarket and escape the everyday here in the east of England.  Discover the fabulous hotels, the delightful self catering cottages and traditional B&Bs. As the home of horseracing there are an amazing  selection of exciting tours and unique experiences to create lasting memories. Beutiful countryside has attracted visitors for centuries, explore the country paths, discover the historic rural pubs, relax in space, peace and quiet. For a truly cultural experience whilst staying in Newmarket, take a day trip to the City of Cambridge just 14 miles away, or a short trip to the Cathedral, the ancient Abbey and historic  town of Bury St Edmunds  which is also nearby. Discover Newmarket the ideal location for a short break and holiday.

Newmarket's Gold Season

Featuring four consecutive weekends of high-class racing at the Rowley Mile racecourse. The Newmarket Gold Season showcases some of the world’s best and most valuable thoroughbreds in the sales ring, on the racecourse and at stud and promotes the town of Newmarket as a destination point throughout this four week period.

Dojima Sake Festival - 2nd October

Join in with a very special celebration of sake and Japanese culture at the Dojima Sake Brewery in Fordham. This is your chance to visit the impressive Japanese Gardens and Brewery and find out more about the wonderful art of sake making. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend - 18th and 19th September

This fabulous weekend is back and a firm favourite in the Newmarket calendar! Enjoy an action-packed weekend of events including the opportunity to visit some of Britain’s best known horseracing yards.

Food and Drink Taster Tour

Join us on a guided walk as we explore some of the wonderful history and tastes of the town. Learn about the famous Newmarket sausage, how the town got its own gin and all about the historic Newmarket cake – including of course, tastings!

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