The schools have broken up which can only mean one thing: Lots of restless kids looking for things to do! Read on to find out the best summer holiday activities in Newmarket to keep them entertained.
Dates: 22-23 July, 29-30 July, 12-13 August, 19-20 August
Times: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art
Tickets: Included in standard entrance fee
Throughout the summer holidays, Palace House will be offering you the chance to ‘have a go grooming a pony’! Spend some quality time brushing and cuddling the friendly resident ponies and learn all about their welfare and nutrition.
Admission is included in standard admission price and no booking is necessary, so just turn up and enjoy the day!
Dates: Weds-Sun and Bank Holidays, 26 July – 3 September
Times: 11:15am & 4:00pm
Venue: The National Stud
Tickets: Family tickets available throughout the school holidays. £30.00 for a family of four (2 adults 2 children aged 5-16 years). Under 5s free of charge.
If you are looking for a great family day out in beautiful surroundings for a fantastic price, then make the most of our special family discounted ticket available throughout the summer holidays.
This amazing 90-minute tour takes visitors on a trip behind the scenes at this working thoroughbred stud farm and teaches them about the history and purpose of this fantastic facility.
SPECIAL OFFER: 20% off food and drink purchases in the on-site Wavertree’s Coffee Shop with every weekday tour Family Ticket purchased . Offer redeemable upon presentation of your booking confirmation.
Dates: 22nd & 29th July and 5th, 12th, 19th & 25th August
Venue: The Adnams July Course
Tickets: From £11 per adult, children under 18 go FREE
Summer holiday activities don’t get much more fun than an action-packed day at the races! The Family Fun Days that are put on by Newmarket Racecourses are the perfect day out for all of the family.
With free family entertainment like face painting, donkey rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, ferret racing, zorbing and so much more there really is something for everyone.
Dates: 12th & 26th August
Tickets: £54 per person
This amazing tour is your opportunity to take an exclusive glimpse into the world of racing in Newmarket, the Home of Horseracing itself.
You will gain exclusive access to the world-famous gallops, go behind the scenes at a working trainer’s yard and take a tour around either the National Stud (12th August) or the National Heritage Centre (26th August).
Dates: 22nd July & 19th August
Time: Tours start at 9:00am 2hr, 3hr & 4hr options available
Tickets: £12 / £22 / £35
This is the perfect way to kick off the summer holidays! Take a leisurely stroll around Newmarket learning all about its history and heritage as you go.
The walking tour is two hours long and takes in all of Newmarket’s greatest sights. After this you have the option to enjoy a delicious Breakfast Tier at Nancys Teashop and you can also take a tour of the amazing National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art.
So, there you have it, a whole host of summer holiday activities in Newmarket so that you can make sure the kids are fully entertained!
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