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Walking Event, Sat 14 Sep 2019, £12-£35

History & Heritage Walking Tour

History & Heritage Walking Tour

Address

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

Details

Discover Newmarket is proud to bring you this fascinating tour as a way to retrace the steps of royalty!

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 supplementary option of breakfast along with the walking tour, you will then be taken to enjoy a sumptuous breakfast.


The complete History and Heritage walking tour includes both the full walking tour and breakfast option outlined above, as well as the time at Palace House which is situated in Charles II’s sporting palace and stables and spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket. Exploring the sites three complementary attractions which are the National Horseracing Museum, the National Heritage and Sporting Art and the flagship home of the Retraining of Racehorses yard.

Coach parties acceptedGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 14 Sep 2019 09:00 to 13:00
Option 1: Walking tour only – £12



09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.



11:00: Tour ends



Option 2: Walking Tour with Breakfast – £22



09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.



11.00: Enjoy a sumptuous Breakfast



Option 3: Walking Tour with Breakfast followed by a visit to Palace House, Suffolk’s Museum of the Year in 2017 – £35



09.00: Starting at 9.00am at the top of the high street by the Bill Tutte Memorial, the Walking Tour will take in sights of historical interest including Palace House, the Jockey Club Rooms, All Saints Church and Tattersalls.



11.00 Enjoy at Sumptuous Breakfast



12.00 – 13.00 Visit to Palace House; the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art which features three complementary attractions; 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.



Please be advised that tours depart promptly at the scheduled start time so we recommend arriving at the meeting point a minimum of 15 minutes in advance.

Prices

Option 1 - Walking Tour only £12
Option 2 - Walking Tour and breakfast £22
Option 3 - Walking Tour, Breakfast and admission to Palace House £35

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Mon 8 Jul - Sun 22 Sep Saddle Up Art Trail
Sat 14 Sep History and Heritage Walking Tour

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Map reference: TL 627618  Lat: 52.24425 Long: 0.40765

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome