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Shadwell Tour

One of the world’s leading stud farms will open its gates exclusively for Discover Newmarket on two select dates this year with the opportunity to visit the incredible Nunnery Stud.


The stallion parade at Shadwell will also include the opportunity to see the likes of Haafhd, Tasleet, Nayef and the sprint sensation Muhaarar, a stallion held in high regard during recent sales and widely believed to be among the leading  contenders with his first crop expected do good things when they make their racecourse debuts this year.


The Shadwell Tour also includes a sumptuous lunch at The Packhorse Inn, located in the picturesque village of Moulton and one of the area’s most well-known restaurants.


* please note, tour timings may vary. You will receive a full itinerary 10-days before your tour date.


08.45:   Meet your Discover Newmarket guide at the Rowley Mile Racecourse, Premier Entrance where you can park free of charge for the day. 


09.00:   Our mini-bus will then take you to the famed Newmarket Gallops where you will see some of the 3,000 racehorses exercising on the 2,500 acres of Jockey Club land.


09.45:   Next you will experience a behind the scenes tour of a racing yard the trainer or their  representative will show you around, introduce you to the horses, outline the yard routines, feeding regimes, and answer any questions you might have.  


10.45:   Morning coffee will be served at the Heath Court Hotel where you will have the opportunity to look at some fantastic memorabilia including trophies from iconic meetings like Champions Day at Ascot.


11:15:   Enjoy a guided tour of Palace House, home of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art to learn more about the history of The Sport of Kings and its close ties with Newmarket.


12.30:   Enjoy a delicious three-course lunch at The Packhorse Inn, Moulton.


14.30:   An exclusive behind the scenes tour of Shadwell’s world renowned Nunnery Stud and enjoy a parade of their top-class stallions.  An experience that will live long in the memory. 


16:30:   Tour ends, return to Rowley Mile Racecourse. 

We are still awaiting confirmation of 2021’s dates, so please keep checking back or sign up to our e-newsletter where all new tour dates will be announced.


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Nunnery Stud, Euston, Thetford IP24 2QE, UK

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