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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 holiday break in Newmarket and escape the everyday.  Discover the wonderful hotels, the delightful self catering cottages and traditional B&Bs. As the home of horseracing there are a fabulous selection of exciting tours and unique experiences to create lasting memories. Amazing 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.

Meet our new born foals

Visits to the National Stud are particularly special at this time of year, when you can see the latest new born foals in abundance! Tours are available to book online or by telephone. They run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, book a private tour on a day of your choice. We look forward to seeing you.

Farrier Shoeing Demonstration

Visit the National Horseracing Museum on Saturday 24th July to see first hand the art of making horseshoes! f you’ve ever wondered about the skill this is your chance to learn more and ask questions about the ancient craft of farriery.

Newmarket's Food and Drink Taster Tour

Introducing a new way to discover Newmarket! 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!

Newmarket's Jigsaw Festival

Yes, Newmarket really does have an annual Jigsaw Festival! It also hosts the British Jigsaw Championships 2021. Coming up on 22-27th June this is a mecca for all jigsaw lovers. So if lockdown has got you back into jigsaws then come along and see how the experts do it!

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