Newmarket’s Racing Royalty Tour

Join us for an enlightening and fascinated guided tour on foot and coach as we unfold the stories of some of our most noted Royals whose strong connections have helped shape Newmarket’s long and illustrious history. Hear about the secrets and scandals of the rich and famous, both human and equine, as you visit many of the town’s iconic buildings. Finish your tour with a cream tea at the National Horseracing Museum, located on the site of Charles II Palace.

This two hour tour runs on set dates throughout the year and is priced at £25 per person which includes a cream tea.

This tour is available to book as a private experience on a date of your choice (subject to availability and a minimum of two people). A private option is just an additional one-off payment of £35, plus the standard ticket price. If you would like to arrange, please contact us on 01638 501122 or admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk to discuss.

Please see available Tour Dates below and then click on the date and select the number of tickets. Tickets will be emailed to the email address you provide at checkout.

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The historic town of Newmarket is steeped in history and the story of how it became renowned as the home of horseracing, is an intriguing one. Learn about the most noted Royals, from the past 2000 years, who raised the profile of the town as the capital for country pursuits. Where did Charles II come in the very first recorded horse race in history, why were two royal palaces built here and what does the Queen do on her frequent visits to the headquarters of horseracing?

Newmarket has become a mecca for artists and authors as well as celebrities, as they rub shoulders with the royals throughout the ages. Join us for an enlightening and fascinated guided tour on foot and coach and hear about the secrets and scandals of the rich and famous that have helped shape Newmarket into the thoroughbred capital of the world. Finish your tour with a cream tea at the National Horseracing Museum, located on the site of Charles II Palace.

1 pm Meet your guide at The National Horseracing Museum where you will begin your driving and walking tour around the streets of Newmarket, retracing the steps of Royalty both past and present.

3 pm Return to the Museum where you can enjoy a delicious cream tea on the very site of Charles II’s former racing stables.

The Newmarket’s Racing Royalty Tour is running on the following dates:

Friday 3rd September 2021
Friday 22nd October 2021
Friday 19th November 2021
Friday 17th December 2021

The historic town of Newmarket is steeped in history and the story of how it became renowned as the home of horseracing, is an intriguing one. Learn about the most noted Royals, from the past 2000 years, who raised the profile of the town as the capital for country pursuits. Where did Charles II come in the very first recorded horse race in history, why were two royal palaces built here and what does the Queen do on her frequent visits to the headquarters of horseracing?

Newmarket has become a mecca for artists and authors as well as celebrities, as they rub shoulders with the royals throughout the ages. Join us for an enlightening and fascinated guided tour on foot and coach and hear about the secrets and scandals of the rich and famous that have helped shape Newmarket into the thoroughbred capital of the world. Finish your tour with a cream tea at the National Horseracing Museum, located on the site of Charles II Palace.

1 pm Meet your guide at The National Horseracing Museum where you will begin your driving and walking tour around the streets of Newmarket, retracing the steps of Royalty both past and present.

3 pm Return to the Museum where you can enjoy a delicious cream tea on the very site of Charles II’s former racing stables.

The Newmarket’s Racing Royalty Tour is running on the following dates:

Friday 3rd September 2021
Friday 22nd October 2021
Friday 19th November 2021
Friday 17th December 2021

Address

The National Horseracing Museum, Palace Street, Newmarket CB8 8EP

Contact

01638 501122
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk