Explore Newmarket in Suffolk
Newmarket in Suffolk is the birthplace and home of British horseracing, and the location of the historic Newmarket Racecourse. Annually, Newmarket holds two of the five British Classic Races, plus countless racing days and the July Festival, the most glamourous event in the racing calendar. As of late 2016, Newmarket became home to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and British Sporting Art, a world-class centre for sport and culture, and home to retired racehorses in the Retraining of Racehorses programme. If you’re fascinated by the sport of kings, then Newmarket in Suffolk is where you need to be.
Hearing the thunder of hooves and roar of the crowd at Newmarket Racecourse is an unforgettable experience, and just one of the many great things to do in Newmarket. With Discover Newmarket, you can slip behind the scenes of racing’s sacred institutions: the Jockey Club Rooms, Tattersalls auction house, and the National Stud to name but a few.
Some Newmarket attractions are best experienced at dawn, such as the gallops, where you can watch jockeys and horses train. There’s also plenty to do in Newmarket after dark, including excellent bars and restaurants, après race parties at Newmarket Racecourse, and Newmarket Nights, a series of after-race summer concerts.
When looking for a hotel in Newmarket you’ll find lots of choice. But no matter where you stay, the excitement of life in Newmarket will be unforgettable.
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