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History & Heritage Tour at Palace House

Guided Walk

Westfield House
The Links
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0TG

Tel: 0344 7489200

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History & Heritage Tour at Palace House

Discover Newmarket is proud to bring you this fascinating tour.

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. 

If you choose the supplementry option of breakfast along with the walking tour, you will then be taken to the finishing point of Nancy's Teashop, 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 Nancy's teashop 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 site's 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.

For larger groups, a driving tour of the town can be arranged in place of the Walking Tour and this will also take in the famous Newmarket Gallops where visitors will see some of the 2,500 racehorses exercising on Warren Hill.

Opening Times

Saturday 22nd July (22 Jul 2017 - 22 Oct 2017)

Prices

£35pp

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