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Discover Newmarket Tour

Take a Discover Newmarket Tour

A Discover Newmarket Tour is brilliant for anyone. No visit to Newmarket is complete without experiencing what makes the town such a special place. Newmarket is widely regarded as being the Home of Horseracing  and this is your opportunity to find out why.

There are a variety of tours available for you to experience during your time in Newmarket.

To book yourself a place on any of these tours then click here.

Popular options include:

National Stud Tour

An hour and a half guided tour of The National Stud. This is your chance to meet the foals, spend time with the mares and see the impressive stallions who now call The National Stud home. You will also meet and greet retired National Hunt legends Lord Windermere and Jack The Giant. Enjoy the on-site Wavertree’s Coffee Shop and browse the selection on offer in the Gift Shop.

Tours of The National Stud are available at the following times: 

15th February through to 31st October

Wednesday – Friday at 10.30am

Saturday and Sunday at 10.30am and 1.30pm

Bank Holidays 10.30am and 1.30pm

There will also be a National Stud Tour running every day during School Holidays at 10.30am

Taster Tour

This is the perfect way to introduce yourself to Newmarket and the Sport of Kings.

Spend time on the famed gallops and learn about the history of the town and its links to horseracing on a guided tour. Watch the horses as they make their way up Warren Hill during their morning’s exercise. It is a fantastic experience. After that you will enjoy breakfast at the Heath Court Hotel.

This tour takes place  on selected dates throughout the year. Click here for a full list of available dates. 

Newmarket Experience

This is a half-day tour that includes a guided tour of the gallops as well as the opportunity to go behind the scenes in a racing yard. This is your chance to get a glimpse into the world of horseracing to see what goes into getting a horse ready for the races. From there you will be taken on a guided tour of The National Stud before enjoying brunch at the Wavertree’s Coffee Shop.

This tour takes place every Monday and Friday  from February through to November as well as on selected dates which are available by clicking here. 

Ultimate Newmarket Experience

This is a full-day tour. The Ultimate Newmarket Experience  starts with time on the gallops before going behind the scenes in a racing yard. You then get to enjoy tea, coffee and biscuits at the Wavertree’s Coffee Shop before a guided tour of The National Stud. From there you will be taken to Palace House where you will enjoy admission tickets for a look around this incredible site. Spend hours gazing at some inspirational art or explore the National Horseracing Museum. You can also enjoy one of the daily demonstrations by the Retraining of Racehorses as part of your admission.

The Ultimate Newmarket Experience takes place on selected dates. Click here to see the available dates. 

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Newmarket, Suffolk, UK

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