The Thoroughbred Breakfast

£65 per person

Get up early with the top trainers in Newmarket as they exercise their horses on Warren Hill and be in the thick of all the action as hundreds of thoroughbreds gallop past you during their early morning exercise. You will begin your day at 07:30 when your tour guide will take you to the famous Newmarket Gallops, followed by a visit to a local trainer’s yard to watch the stable staff busy at work. Then onto the National Stud for a Full English Breakfast at Wavertree’s Cafe, followed by a one-hour tour of the National Stud.


You won’t experience Newmarket at a better time of day. Watch the dewy Newmarket Gallops come to life as the sun rises.

07.30  Your tour guide will meet you at the National Stud


07.40 – 08.40  Visit the famous Newmarket Gallops to watch the thoroughbred’s exercise


08.50 – 09.50  Now onto a local Trainer’s yard to go behind the scenes and learn about the routines of both the stable staff and the horses


10.00 – 10.30  Back to the National Stud for a Full English Breakfast and fresh cup of coffee


10.30- 12.00  Experience a tour of the National Stud, the only stud open to the public in the UK. View the facilities of the stud, meet the mares, stallions and foals* (*February – June) and learn about the inner workings of this outstanding stud


12.00  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. 

To book, choose a date you would like to visit and contact our booking team on 0844 748 9200, option 2.


The Thoroughbred Breakfast tour is available Monday – Saturday throughout the year, excluding Newmarket Feature Race Days (The Guineas and July Festival)
Minimum numbers of 2 adults per booking required.
If you would like a private Thoroughbred Breakfast tour please speak to one of the booking team to arrange. Supplement charges will apply.

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Newmarket CB8 0XE, United Kingdom



0344 748 9200

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