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The 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.

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 on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. If these dates do not suit you, please contact us as other dates can be provided subject to a minimum booking of four people.

The Taster Tour is available to book on the following dates in 2020

6th February
20th February
12th March
21st March * Saturday (Mother’s Day Weekend)
26th March
9th April
11th April * Saturday (Easter Weekend)
23rd April
14th May
23rd May * Saturday (Bank Holiday Weekend)
28th May
11th June
20th June * Saturday (Father’s Day Weekend)
25th June
9th July
23rd July
13th August
27th August
29th August * Saturday (Bank Holiday Weekend)
10th September
24th September
8th October
22nd October
12th November
26th November


Planning a visit to Newmarket outside of these dates but still want the Early Riser, Taster Tour? Speak to us about our private and bespoke options by calling 0344 748 9200 or email us by clicking here. 



8.00am – Meet your tour guide at the Heath Court Hotel

8.05am – 9.30am – 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

9.30am – Arrive back at the Heath Court Hotel where you will enjoy a delicious 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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