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Experience Something Different in Newmarket

 

Newmarket has some of the most truly, amazing experiences on offer. Whether visiting as an individual, a couple or part of a small or large party, we have something for everyone. From lovers of fun packed, adrenalin fueled activities to those who are looking for a more restful, indulgent treat, we have the perfect package for you. You just need to choose how active you want to be!

Our experiences provide memories to cherish with many Instagramable moments to share!  So whether you are visiting for a day, a weekend or longer, we can help you fill your time  with something really special.

Newmarket has its own team of experienced Tour Guides.  A team that understands the heart and soul of Newmarket, the home of horseracing.  For the avid racing fan, we offer exclusive behind the scenes horseracing tours, at some of the world’s top trainer’s yards and studs. We also offer a series of public tours with half days and full day’s itineraries which include visits to the hallowed Gallops where you will see some breathtaking views and maybe one of your equine heroes!

For those with a passion for history and heritage, then we provide a series of themed walking and driving tours where you will find out how this relatively small town became internationally renowned as the home of horseracing. Delivered by our ex-industry professionals, you can be guaranteed of an entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Looking to Stay in Newmarket?

If you are visiting Newmarket for a pre-booked experience, then why not stay over and book yourself in for the night, the weekend or even the week!  Newmarket has an array of truly amazing accommodation to choose. From luxury hotels, to fine B&Bs, as well as some superb self-catering houses,  ideal for larger groups. Upon arrival, take a look out of your room window and see who you can see, as you are never far away from a trainer’s yard when in Newmarket! It is unlikely that your morning will start with the sound of a cockerel  but you may hear the distinct sound of hooves as some of the town’s 3,000 racehorses make their way to the Gallops for morning exercise – only in Newmarket!

 

Getting to Newmarket is really easy, situated just off the A14 the road links are excellent. There are regular railway connections and a great bus service provides local and national services. Of course the town also has a network of horse walks and it is one of the few places where horses take priority on  the roads!

Discover Newmarket Guided Tours

Go behind the scenes with a Discover Newmarket guide and enjoy a true insight into the headquarters of thoroughbred  breeding, racing and training.

Luxury Spa at the Bedford Lodge Hotel

Considered one of the finest spas in Suffolk, The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel offers some of the finest facilities and treatments.

Discover Newmarket’s Walking and Driving Tours

Hear the stories of the people, both past and present, who have made their mark on this unique town through a series of themed walking and driving tours.

Champagne Afternoon Tea and Tour

Who doesn’t like an Afternoon Tea! Here in Newmarket, we invite you into the iconic Jockey Club Rooms for a private viewing of the most exquisite collection of sporting art and memorabilia.

Racing at The Rowley Mile

There is no finer place to enjoy the excitement of a day at the races than at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile.

Summer Racing at The July Course

The July Course has a unique charm and romantic appeal that makes it many people’s favourite racecourse.

Newmarket Nights

No other music event offers such great value as Newmarket Nights.

Wild Tracks Activity Park

WildTracks Activity Park offers a fun and adventurous, adrenaline-fuelled day out for visitors to Newmarket.

Tattersalls

The famous Tattersalls Bloodstock Auction House attracts the wealthiest owners and industry figures from all over the world, including members of the Royal family from countries such as Dubai and Qatar.

Phoenix Cycleworks

Phoenix Cycleworks is owned, built and run by local riders and is a destination for mountain bikers.

Guided Sake Brewery Tours

A short drive from Newmarket lies the Dojima Sake Brewery within the stunning Fordham Abbey estate.

Cambridge County Polo

Anyone for Polo? Nestled in an idyllic rural setting of 220 acres of polo estate,  between Cambridge and Newmarket, Cambridge County Polo Club makes for a perfect day.

Discover Newmarket Gift Vouchers

A Discover Newmarket Gift Voucher is the perfect present for the avid racing fan or the lover of experiences. 

The Apex

The Apex, in nearby Bury St Edmunds, is an award-winning venue and home to a diverse programme of live music and events.

The National Stud

Tours run from mid-February to October so visitors can experience The National Stud throughout the year.

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