Take the stress out of finding the perfect gifts for friends and family this Christmas with a selection of special Newmarket experiences and items bound to tickle their fancies.
If you’ve never visited the Home of Horseracing then a gift voucher for any of the variety of Discover Newmarket tours makes the ideal stocking filler for everyone. The range of tours on offer appeal to anyone wanting to experience something new right through to fans of horseracing wanting to go behind the scenes and meet the stars.
The Early Riser Taster Tour provides a brief glimpse into the famed Newmarket gallops with a special guided experience on Warren Hill followed by breakfast at the Heath Court Hotel all for just £25. There’s also the option of a half or full-day tour with the Newmarket Experience or the Ultimate Newmarket Experience offering up an in-depth journey through more of the town has to offer.
There is something magical about experiencing a morning on the gallops in Newmarket regardless whether you are a fan of horseracing or not. These guided experiences also explore the historic links the town has to the Royal family and how it came to be recognised worldwide as the Home of Horseracing.
Not forgetting of course annual membership to Newmarket Racecourses, including the Bunbury Club for young adults aged 18-24. Annual badge holders have access to some of the must-attend events of the season including the QIPCO Guineas Festival, Moet & Chandon July Festival as well as the popular Newmarket Nights concerts which will see the likes of The Script, Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti grace the stage in 2020.
Discover Newmarket’s Manager, Tracey Harding commented: “The only way to appreciate the magnificent history and attractions that Newmarket has to offer is by coming to experience it for yourself. Our tours offer up a unique and interesting experience and make for a great gift this Christmas.”
Other local gift ideas include experiences at Wildtracks where you can experience a different kind of horsepower with a day of go-karting or quad-biking or be thrilled by a visit to Phoenix Cycleworks for the lovers of mountain biking to test their skills on a challenging circuit.
There’s lots to do in Newmarket over the festive season as well with a day trip to Fakenham Racecourse on the 17th December (click here to find out more) to kick off the Christmas celebrations before a Champagne Afternoon Tea and Tour at the Jockey Club Rooms on the 22nd December. The Winter Wander Walking Tours taking place between Christmas and New Year are also a fantastic opportunity to explore the town with a warm drink and mince pie included in the cost of the ticket. The Walks will take place on the 27th and 28th December. Click here to book your places.
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