Discover Newmarket is the official tourism service for Newmarket and the surrounding area. We work with local tourism businesses and stakeholders to promote our historic town as a key destination for the eastern region.
We also run an all year round, impressive programme of guided tours and walks. Offering visitors a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at racing’s headquarters to see the equine stars at work and learn about the fascinating history, heritage and culture of this historic town. A series of public tours are available to book through our website or we can arrange private tours on a date that suits you. We work with groups of all sizes and can tailor make bespoke packages to suit all tastes and budgets. Visit our Tours Page for more information.
We can also advise about how to best spend your time whilst in Newmarket and provide information about the surrounding area including where to visit, where to stay and where to eat.
Let us help make your visit to the Home of Horseracing memorable by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Al Basti Equiworld is the proud suppliers of feeds, feed supplements, veterinary medicines and other horse requisites to the equine industry. The company was established in 1998 and have quickly become pioneers in the equine industry. Al Basti have always recommended and introduced the best quality natural products which have shown a very good response from the market.
Recently awarded 4 Red Stars by the AA, the independently-owned Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa is one of only 67 hotels in the whole of the UK to be awarded the exclusive accolade. The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel opened in July of 2013 and has been recently named one of the top five most romantic retreats in the whole of the UK by the Good Spa Guide. The Spa was also a finalist in the 2015 Spa of the Year category in the prestigious Professional Beauty Awards.
The Best Western Heath Court is a privately-owned hotel located just off the main High Street and only a few hundred yards from the famed Warren Hill training grounds. It offers 41 guest bedrooms ranging from standard, executive and suites all with the comforts of home including full Sky Sports, At the Races and Racing UK.
Based in Newmarket at the Jockey Club Rooms, Jockey Club Estates manages a substantial property portfolio, offering a diverse range of services to its clients. Its passion and purpose is to provide the finest facilities in the world for the training of Thoroughbred racehorses in Newmarket and Lambourn.
Juddmonte is one of the leading breeders in the world and have bred over 100 individual Group/Grade 1 winners of 200 Group/Grade 1 races, including Classic winners. Juddmonte manages a substantial property portfolio, offering a diverse range of services to its clients. Its passion and purpose is to provide the finest facilities in the world for the training of Thoroughbred racehorses in Newmarket and Lambourn.
When you visit one of Newmarket’s Racecourses you will be taking your place in over 260 years worth of racing history. The thunder of hooves, the spectacular colours and the tinkle of champagne glasses are all part of the thrill and excitement of a great day at the races. With two racecourses to choose from, the Rowley Mile and The July Course, race goers are spoilt for choice.
Newmarket Town Council strives to improve the quality of life of the people of Newmarket through the provision of services, activities and events while supporting the economic vibrancy of the town and promoting environmentally friendly policies.
As well as upholding the democratic process, Newmarket Town Council is committed to providing a forum for discussion and decision-making, and a platform to represent the interests of the people of Newmarket.
Founded in 1766 by Richard Tattersall, Tattersalls is the oldest bloodstock auctioneers in the world and the largest in Europe. Today, Tattersalls is an international firm offering 10,000 thoroughbred horses each year across 15 sales at either its Newmarket headquarters in England, or at Fairyhouse outside Dublin, in Ireland.
Tattersalls has a commitment based on more than 200 years of service; a commitment to offer the best thoroughbreds to be found anywhere in the world, and a commitment to the highest standards of integrity and service.
The Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket, Suffolk, has been at the heart of British horseracing for over 250 years. As a private members club, few people have had the privilege of stepping inside and seeing the magnificent interiors, which house an unparalleled collection of British racing memorabilia.
The Jockey Club Rooms is available for non-members to use as a prestigious Suffolk venue for weddings, high-level business meetings and overnight accommodation.
The National Horseracing Museum is situated in Charles II’s sporting palace and stables and spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket. It comprises three complementary attractions; an interactive Museum, a National Art Gallery of British Sporting Art, and a chance to meet former racehorses and learn what they do after racing, in the flagship home of Retraining of Racehorses.
The National Stud was founded in 1916 when Lord Wavertree (also known as Colonel William Hall Walker) donated his stud farm and bloodstock to the British Government. The National Stud opened its gates to the public for the first time in the mid 1970’s. To this day The National Stud remains the only commercial stud farm in the UK allowing individuals, small groups and large parties the chance to see behind the scenes of a working Thoroughbred stud farm.
The exceptional National Stud tours run through the year so there is plenty of opportunity to re-visit the stud to experience different parts of the breeding process. These unique tours include visits to the Foaling Unit and nursery paddocks in the early spring, where you may see newborn foals. You also get to see the superb Stallion Unit, with the opportunity to see the stallions in their paddocks or going about their daily work. Additionally, you get to see various yards and paddocks where you can watch the mares and foals grazing and enjoying the sunshine.
Situated in Newmarket, England, where Thoroughbred Racehorses have been bred for more than 300 years, LANWADES is one of the very few stallion studs in England still managed by its owner. Home to stallions Bobby’s Kitten, Sea The Moon and Sir Percy.
14/09/2021Celebrating World Sake Day
World Sake Day or “Nihonshu no Hi” is a significant day in the Japanese calendar with celebrations held annually on 1st October.
The Newmarket Gold Season is a four-week period stretching across September and October encompassing the autumn highlights for town’s racing and breeding industry; the time of the year when Newmarket becomes the hub for the international horse racing industry.
07/09/2021The Henry Cecil Open Weekend
About the Henry Cecil Open Weekend
The Henry Cecil Open Weekend takes place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September.
25/08/2021Wish You Were Here! Posukumo Bear visits Newmarket for his summer holiday.
Newmarket is one of the stars of VisitBritain’s major new social-media campaign aimed at attracting Japanese visitors to the UK.
24/08/2021Newmarket Food and Drink Festival
One of the region’s largest and most popular food festivals, the Newmarket Food and Drink Festival, is gearing up for its return next month – and it looks like it’s going to be a veritable heaven for foodies with over 50 regional producers showcasing the best they have to offer alongside a who’s who of celebrity chefs.
With the majority of restrictions now lifted and the general mood more optimistic, we can finally look forward to an enjoyable bank holiday weekend.
13/08/2021Dates released to go behind the scenes at Newmarket Racecourses and Tattersalls
Going, going, gone! Discover Newmarket is pleased to announce the return of their behind-the-scenes tours at both the Rowley Mile and July Racecourses as well as Tattersalls.
04/08/2021Your Guide to Children’s Activities this Summer
Museums and attractions come into their own during school holidays and this summer is no different.