Bank Holiday in Newmarket

25/05/2018

Families and racing lovers looking for something to do over the bank holiday weekend will be spoilt for choice in Newmarket. From tours across the thoroughbred breeding heritage to discovering a new country pub, there’s something for everyone from Friday 25th May to Monday 28th May.

INSIDE THE INTRIGUING WORLD OF RACEHORSE BREEDING

See behind the scenes of UK’s only commercial stud farm during this one of a kind tour. Explore the stunning 500-acre site and grasp the essence of The National Stud as a commercial Thoroughbred breeding operation. Visit the stallion unit, meet mares and their younglings and learn how champion racehorses are produced. With tickets only £11pp, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss.

For more information and to book, visit www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/national-stud-tour

 

SEASONAL BITE AT THE PACKHORSE INN

WHERE: The Packhorse Inn, Bridge street, Moulton, Suffolk CB8 8SP

Indulge in long weekend self-care with a deliciously memorable lunch at the Packhorse Inn. On the menu this Sunday, award winning Executive Chef Chris Lee and Head Chef Greig Young present outstanding British recipes with a vibrant twist. Delicacies will include Venison tartare, Monkfish and Suffolk apple tarte tatin. Children are also welcome and will be happily be catered for in this warm and traditional venue.

For more information and opening hours, visit www.thepackhorseinn.com

 

EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF HORSERACING AT PALACE HOUSE

WHERE: Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket CB8 8EP

All ages are sure to discover something new and about the exciting world of horseracing at Palace House. See former racehorses demonstrate new tricks, have a go at the fun family trail through the National Heritage Centre and put yourself in the shoes of a jockey with the racehorse simulator. For lunch, grab a picnic basket from the Tackroom, join in in with the lawn games or have a sunny deckchair nap.

For more information and opening hours, visit www.palacehousenewmarket.co.uk

 

CELEBRATE ASPARAGUS WEEK AT BEDFORD LODGE

WHERE: Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, 11 Bury Road, Newmarket CB8 7BX

Treat yourself from the inside out with a visit to the Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa. After a visit to the award-winning Spa facilities, don’t miss out on the restaurant’s delicious asparagus themed menu options, only available this week. Sublime dishes like Asparagus volute and Honey roast duck breast with grilled asparagus will be on offer.

For more information and opening hours, visit www.bedfordlodgehotel.co.uk

 

AN EVENING OF FINE DINING AT THE JOCKEY CLUB ROOMS

WHERE: The Jockey Club Rooms, 101 High Street, Newmarket, CB8 8JL

Indulge in an evening of exquisite food as prepared by Head Chef Tim Turner and his team, where no menu is ever the same. Sample some of the finest local foods, which are as beautifully presented as the Dining Room that you will be seated in. A night to remember in one of Suffolk’s most exclusive and historical venues.

For more information and to book, visit: www.jockeyclubrooms.co.uk

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