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Tour Guide, Sat 18 Aug 2018, £12-£35

Discover Newmarket History & Heritage Walking Tour

Discover Newmarket History & Heritage Walking Tour

Contact

Discover Newmarket

0344 748 9200

Address

Palace House Palace Street,
Newmarket,
Suffolk,
CB8 8EP

Details

The History and Heritage Tour includes a historic Walking Tour where you can discover the history and heritage of Newmarket from the time of King James I to the present day and learn how the town has developed into the international Home of Horseracing.
 
Starting at 09.00 at the top of the high street at the Bill Tutte Memorial, the tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls. The walking tour on it’s own will last approx two hours.
 
If you choose the supplementry option of breakfast along with the walking tour, you will then be taken to The Tack Room, where you will enjoy a sumptuous breakfast tier.
 
The complete History and Heritage walking tour includes both the full walking tour and breakfast tier at The Tack Room outlined above, as well as the newly opened National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art which is situated in Charles II’s sporting palace and stables and spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket. During the visit there will be time to enjoy lunch in the Tack Room restaurant if desired after exploring the sites three complimentary attractions.
 
These include; a new National Horseracing Museum, a National Art Gallery of British Sporting Art, and a chance to meet former racehorses and learn what they do after racing, in the flagship home of Retraining of Racehorses.

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Dates Times
Sat 18 Aug 2018

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 18 Aug History & Heritage Walking Tour
Sat 25 Aug Short Head Tour
Sat 1 Sep Country Mile Tour
Sat 8 Sep Short Head Tour
Sat 22 Sep Country Mile Tour
Sat 29 Sep Race Day Tour

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Map reference: TL 644633  Lat: 52.24384 Long: 0.40703