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. Beautiful 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 Cambridgejust 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.
Gift a Guided Tour Experience this Christmas at the home of horseracing. Our Discover Newmarket Gift Vouchers, starting from £16.50, provide the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one. Whether a horseracing enthusiast or just a lover of new experiences our wide range of tours ensures there is something for everyone.
This Christmas, delight in classic entertainment for all the family with Peter and the Wolf Live with Orpheus Sinfonia. Enjoy the live screening of the Oscar®-winning short film with a live orchestra at Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds this December.
Newmarket Christmas Makers Market will have over 20 additional stalls, festive entertainment, music and donkeys! If you are looking for a unique gift or inspiration pop down to the Market Square and support independent businesses.
Enjoy a festive ride around the grounds of the National Horseracing Museum on Santa’s Horse and Trap on Saturday 16th December! Find the clues and follow the trail in Palace House and see it beautifully decorated for the Christmas season. Help make a new mural as part of their 12 Days of Frankel creative project and see the live Nativity Scene in the Rotherchild’s Yard.
In celebration of Newmarket’s annual Sausage Festival on Saturday 4th November, some of our wonderful cafes and restaurants will be serving specially created sausage dishes on their menus during the preceding week (28th October to 4th November).
From royalty to the hard-working groom, sizzling Newmarket Sausages are every race-goer’s favourite, and to mark the long-tradition of this award-winning street food, the annual Newmarket Sausage Festival returns for the second year on Saturday 4 November.