Country Mile Tour

£80 per person

This is our most popular tour and offers a true insight into one of the world’s leading racehorse training centres. This action-packed day will show you all Newmarket has to offer. You will get to visit our top attractions, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art and The National Stud, as well as a morning on the gallops and behind-the-scenes yard tour.

PLEASE NOTE: Finalised itineraries will be sent to all tour guests seven days prior to the tour date. The arranged meeting point and timings can vary. If you are unsure please contact the office to reconfirm your tour start time and arrival location.

 

08.50: Meet your Discover Newmarket tour guide (meeting point will be advised in your itinerary).

 

09.05 -10.05: It is time to experience Newmarket’s world famous training grounds where you will see the day’s second ‘lot’ of racehorses being ridden out on Warren Hill. Your guide will be able to point out different Trainer’s ‘strings’ and points of interest along the way.

 

10.15 – 11.15: A behind-the-scenes view of a working racing yard. Your trainer will show you around, introduce you to the horses, outline the yard routines, feeding regimes, and answer any questions you might have. The yard will be confirmed nearer the time.

 

11.30 – 13.30: The 500-acre National Stud is home to some of the leading stallions of the racing world and the only stud to open its doors to the general public. During your visit you will get a full insight into the working of a thoroughbred farm and see what is involved before and after the horses’ time with a trainer. You will meet stallions, mares and foals on your way around. Happily your tour includes a £6 voucher to be used in Wavertree’s Coffee Shop before heading on.

 

14.00 – 15.45: Time to visit the newly opened National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art which is situated in Charles II’s sporting palace and stables and spans five acres in the heart of Newmarket. It comprises of three complementary attractions; 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.

 

Tour Ends.

 

Please be advised that tours depart promptly at the scheduled start time so we recommend arriving at the meeting point a minimum of 15 minutes in advance. 

2017 DATES

 

  • Saturday 28th January
  • Saturday 4th March
  • Saturday 11th March
  • Saturday 25th March
  • Saturday 22nd April
  • Saturday 13th May
  • Saturday 3rd June
  • Saturday 17th June
  • Saturday 8th July
  • Saturday 2nd September
  • Saturday 21st October
  • Saturday 18th November
  • Tuesday 21st November
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