Newmarket’s famed Gallops, known historically as the Heath comprising of 2,500 acres of training grounds. Although used on a daily basis by over 3,000 of the town’s equine residents for their morning exercise, public access is allowed after 1 pm everyday. In fact on Sundays, it is allowed from 11 am onwards. Walks along the Gallops provide the most wonderful, panoramic views of the town where you can see iconic buildings such as the The Millennium Stand at the Rowley Mile Racecourse as well as the roof of the famed sales ring at Tattersalls.
Rubbing House: Takes approximately 1.5-2hrs. Suitable for dogs, families and bicycle rides. Easiest trail to take if bringing a pushchair.
Devil’s Dyke: Takes approximately 1.5-2hrs. Suitable for dogs and families, note, dogs must be kept on a lead around the sheep. Not suitable for bicycles or pushchairs.
Limekilns/Waterhall: Takes approximately 1-1.5hrs. Suitable for dogs and families. Not suitable for bicycles or pushchairs.
Long Hill/Bury Hill; Takes approximately 45min-1hr. Suitable for dogs, families and bicycles rides. Could bring a pushchair but may get stuck in places.
Warren Hill/Side Hill: Takes approximately 45mins-1hr. Suitable for dogs and families. Not recommended for bicycles or pushchairs.