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Early Riser, Taster Tour

This tour gives you a glimpse into what makes Newmarket such a special place. Head to the famed gallops with one of our Tour Guides before enjoying breakfast at the Heath Court Hotel. Tour costs just £25 per person   Please click here to read our COVID-19 advice page prior to booking.

The perfect tour for anyone visiting Newmarket for the first time. You don’t have to be a fan of racing to enjoy this short glimpse into the Sport of Kings. Discover why Newmarket is regarded as the Home of Horseracing with a guided tour on the gallops before heading to the Heath Court Hotel for a hearty breakfast.

The Taster Tour is available to book every Saturday throughout the year.  Private tours are also available on a date of your choice, for a minimum of four people. Please contact us  at to discuss.

Please Note: Due to COVID-19 our dates have changed and therefore may vary from those previously advertised.

In addition to the dates listed below, we are able to offer private tours, on a day of your choice. Please contact for more information.

The Taster Tour is now available throughout the year on the following Saturdays:

Saturday 1st August

Saturday 8th August

Saturday 15th August

Saturday 22nd August

Saturday 29th August

Saturday 5th September

Saturday 12th September

Saturday 19th September

Saturday 26th September

Saturday 3rd October

Saturday 10th October

Saturday 17th October

Saturday 24th October

Saturday 31st October

Saturday 7th November

Saturday 14th November

Saturday 21st November

Saturday 28th November

Saturday 5th December

Saturday 12th December

Saturday 19th December




7.30 am – Meet your tour guide at  Warren Hill and  enjoy a guided tour of the famed Newmarket training grounds. Learn about the significance of the  vast expanse of Jockey Club land and about the role the various training gallops play in getting a horse fit for the races. This is where you will see some of the town’s 3,000 equine residents going about their daily exercise. Learn about the area during World War II and the history around how Warren Hill came to be and the links to the Royal family.

9.00 am – Arrive back at the Heath Court Hotel where you will enjoy a hearty breakfast.


Planning on being in Newmarket for the day? Why not upgrade your  Taster Tour and include an admission ticket to Palace House, the home of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art.

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Best Western Heath Court Hotel, Moulton Road, Newmarket, UK

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