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The Newmarket Experience

The Newmarket Experience tour is perfect if you want to spend half a day getting to know more about Newmarket.  The Newmarket Experience is available on a selection of days throughout the year for £65 per person. Alternatively,  private tours can be arranged on a day of your choice. Please contact us to discuss.   Please click here to read our COVID-19 advice page prior to booking.

This is a great experience if you want to see what life behind the scenes in Newmarket is like. Learn all about how the town came to be regarded as the Home of Horseracing as a result of its Royal links.

 

You will be taken onto the famed Newmarket training grounds before going behind the scenes at a racing yard to learn more about what goes into getting a horse prepared to race. Meet some equine heroes and the people involved. The package also includes a guided tour of The National Stud. This will give you the chance to learn more about the history and importance of this stud farm and the chance to see the stallions who reside here. You will also have the opportunity to meet mares and foals as well as retired National Hunt legends Lord Windermere and Jack The Giant.

 

This tour package also includes Morning Coffee and Cake.

 

This half day tour is perfect for anyone wanting to learn about the Sport of Kings or anyone who might already be a horseracing fan and wants to get closer to the action.

 

Tours are available every Friday  throughout the year .

Remaining Dates for 2020:

Friday 4th December

Friday 11th December

Friday 18th  December

 

Unfortunately, these dates are unable to book online. To book, please call 01638 501122 or email admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk.

 

In addition, we are able to offer private tours, on a day of your choice for an additional, one off fee of £35. Please contact us for more information.

 

Dates for 2021:

The Newmarket Experience  is  now available to book online throughout the year every Friday. Please click on  the Book Now button to view all dates on the calendar.

Itinerary

7.45 am – Meet your Tour Guide at The National Stud before departing to  Warren Hill.

 

8.00 am – A guided tour of the famed Newmarket training grounds. See some of the town’s equine residence going about their daily exercise and learn about the history of the gallops, how they came to be and their use today.

 

9.00 am  – Go behind the scenes of one of Newmarket’s racing yards. See what daily life in a stable is like and learn all about what it takes to get a horse ready for the races while seeing some of the routines and facilities on offer.

 

10.00 am – Morning Coffee and Cake

 

10.30 am  – Enjoy a tour of The National Stud. This is your chance to see the impressive stallions residing at the 500-acre stud. Meet mares and foals as well as retired National Hunt legends Lord Windermere and Jack The Giant. Learn about the formation of The National Stud and the role it plays today.

 

12 noon – Depart

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Discover Newmarket, Palace Street, Newmarket, UK

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