Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Oops, your browser is out of date - Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Exploring Newmarket and Cambridge  


From the statue of the Queen attending her horses to Palace House – heritage centre for horse racing – every detail of this small market town is a testament to thoroughbred horse racing. If you’re wondering what to do in Newmarket or what to do near Cambridge while you’re visiting for the races, we’ve compiled some of the best things to do in this enchanting town.



The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art is the perfect place for any horse racing enthusiast. You’ll find the National Horseracing Museum in the Trainer’s House and King’s Yard Galleries, plus you can meet some of the retired greats in the Rothschild Yard and get up close and personal with thoroughbred racehorses. 







If you're in the local area looking for things to do and what’s on, be sure to take a look at Discover Newmarket. They offer visitors a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Home of Horseracing to see the equine stars at work and learn about the fascinating history, heritage and culture of the town. A perfect guide when visiting Newmarket. To see the full range of experiences visit Discover Newmarket. 




Visit Cambridge .jpg


Visit Cambridge is an official tourism service for Cambridge. Find things to do in the historic city of Cambridge, from guided tours, museums, attractions to events and restaurants.





Cookie Policy

We use “cookies” to help enhance your experience and improve the functionality of our website. You can find out more in our cookie policy. We also serve cookies, some with chocolate chips, on our racecourses.