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History & Heritage Walking Tour

Three tour options available!

Discover Newmarket is proud to bring you this fascinating tour.

 

The History and Heritage Tour includes a historic Walking Tour where you can discover the history and heritage of Newmarket from the time of King James I to the present day and learn how the town has developed into the international Home of Horseracing.

 

Starting at 09.00 at the top of the high street at the Bill Tutte Memorial, the tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls. The walking tour on it’s own will last approx two hours.

 

If you choose the supplementry option of breakfast along with the walking tour, you will then be taken to The Tack Room, where you will enjoy a sumptuous breakfast tier.

 

The complete History and Heritage walking tour includes both the full walking tour and breakfast tier at The Tack Room outlined above, as well as the newly opened National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art which is situated in Charles II’s sporting palace and stables and spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket. During the visit there will be time to enjoy lunch in the Tack Room restaurant if desired after exploring the sites three complimentary attractions.

 

These include; a new National Horseracing 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.

 

For larger groups, a driving tour of the town can be arranged in place of the Walking Tour and this will also take in the famous Newmarket Gallops where visitors will see some of the 2,500 racehorses exercising on Warren Hill.

Option 1: Walking tour only – £12

 

09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.

 

11:00: Tour ends

 

Option 2: Walking Tour with Breakfast at The Tack Room Restaurant – £22

 

09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.

 

11.00:  Enjoy at Sumptuous Breakfast at the Tack Room Restaurant

 

Option 3: Walking Tour with Breakfast  The Tack Room  followed by a visit to Suffolk’s Museum of the year 2017; National  Heritage Centre. – £35

 

09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.

 

11.00  Enjoy at Sumptuous Breakfast at the Tack Room Restaurant

 

12.00 – 13.00   Visit to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art which features three complimentary attractions; a new National Horseracing 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.

 

Please be advised that tours depart promptly at the scheduled start time so we recommend arriving at the meeting point a minimum of 15 minutes in advance. 

2018 Dates:

Saturday 21st July
Saturday 18th August

 

Walking Tour Only: £12 per person

Walking tour with breakfast: £22

Walking tour with breakfast, followed by a visit to the National Heritage Centre: £35

 

Minimum of two people and group discounts available

 

Call a member of the Discover Newmarket team on 0344 7489200 Option 2 to book or to find out more.

We can also arrange bespoke History & Heritage Tours 7 days a week for groups or individuals – For large groups, a driving tour of the town can be arranged in place of the Walking Tour and this will also take in the famous Newmarket Gallops where visitors will see some of the 2,500 racehorses exercising on Warren Hill.

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