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

 

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 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.

Public Tours of the National Stud

Guided tours of the impressive National Stud re-opens for the season in mid-February. Running until the end of October, tours are available to book every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with private and group options available. Come and see the resident stallions, meet the visiting mares and their foals and find out what goes on behind the scenes in making potential future champions of the turf.

Royal Yard Tour with John and Thady Gosden

DIscover Newmarket have been granted exclusive access, as John and Thady Gosden open their doors for a special Royal Trainers tour this summer. Go behind the scenes and tour the yard where his Majesty Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla, have horses in training. Follow the link below to find out more about this prestigious tour!

Household Cavalry Band Performance

The National Horseracing Museum is delighted once again to host a very special evening with The Band of the Household Cavalry on Friday 12th July 2024. You can expect a performance mix of classics, regimental marches, trumpet calls, fanfares and big band hits, that show why they are the largest State Ceremonial Band in the British Army.

Classic Car Show

Come along to the National Horseracing Museum this Fathers Day (Sunday 16th June) as they open the grounds to a different type of horsepower. Showcasing over 50 classic vehicles in the Museum grounds, this makes for the perfect day out for any car enthusiast.

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