Widely recognised as the home of horse racing, Newmarket has the distinct title for the first recorded horserace in history, more than 300 years ago.
The home of horse racing...
From a day at the races and a tour around the National Horseracing Museum, to shopping in a collection of independent stores and dining at various eateries, this thriving town has plenty for you to see and do, whether it be a day visit or a break away.
Newmarket Nights at Newmarket Racecourses bring people to the area from near and far. During the day, watching the excitement of jockies battling for victory and in the evening watch fantastic live music acts. The race nights at Newmarket have seen musicians such as Tom Jones, Years & Years, Kaiser Chiefs, Bryan Adams, Craig David and many more.
Once you’ve seen all that Newmarket has to offer, it’s perfectly situated to explore the neighbouring Ely, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.