The Packhorse Inn, Moulton, Bridge Street, Newmarket, United Kingdom
This Valentine’s Day, treat your loved one to an exclusive day out with Discover Newmarket at the Home of Horseracing. We’ll get hearts racing first thing in the morning with a visit to the famous Newmarket Gallops to see some of the 3,000 top racehorses that live and work in the town training in the morning light. After watching the horses exercising on the Heath, you’ll travel to Heath House Stables for a behind-the-scenes tour with Sir Mark Prescott. Experience where these world-class equine athletes live and meet those who look after them.
You’ll then be transported to the luxury surroundings of prestigious members only club, The Jockey Club Rooms within the centre of Newmarket Town.
Founded in the middle of the 18th century, the Jockey Club Rooms still boasts original features from the days when gentlemen, politicians and royalty met to discuss, wager and argue over their racehorses. You will receive a guided tour of The Jockey Club’s incredible collection of sporting art and racing memorabilia, as well as hear stories about the history, artefacts and collections housed in the Rooms.
Next on this thrilling day out is a sumptuous three-course lunch at award-winning restaurant and hotel, The Packhorse Inn, Moulton. This five star, AA restaurant and hotel offers delicious delights in idyllic surroundings, mere minutes from Newmarket’s bustling town centre.
In the afternoon you will travel to Godolphin’s International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai. This prestigious stud houses outstanding facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi, New Approach and Golden Horn, the Derby and Arc winner, rated the best in the world on turf in 2015.
If racing is your loved one’s passion, this tour is a unique experience for Valentine’s Day that they will love. Let us help you show them you care; spaces are limited so book your place today.
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.
09.00: Arrive at The Packhorse Inn, Moulton for light refreshments. Your Discover Newmarket tour guide will meet you inside. Parking is available, you will be able to leave your car here for the day.
09.30 : Visit the world famous training grounds
10.00 – 11.00: Go behind the scenes at Heath House Stables and meet world famous trainer Sir Mark Prescott. Explore the stables , be introduced to the horses, learn the yard routines, feeding regimes, and get your questions answered.
11.15 – 12.15: Next, you’ll be transported to prestigious members’ only club, the Jockey Club Rooms, where you will learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing.
12.30 – 14.15: Your guide will then transport you back to the award-winning Packhorse Inn for a scrumptious three-course lunch.
14.30 – 15.45: After lunch your tour guide will transport you to Dalham Hall Stud, the breeding operation of Godolphin. This prestigious stud is home to some of the finest stallions and facilities. You will enjoy exclusive access with a tour of the grounds and get to meet some of the stud’s top stallions.
16.00 Tour ends. Return to the cars.
Wednesday 14th February
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