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History & Heritage Walking Tour

June 29, 2019 - September 14, 2019
High Street, Newmarket

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2019 Dates:

Saturday 29th June
Saturday 20th July
Saturday 14th September

 

Discover Newmarket‘s first History and Heritage Walking Tour takes place on the 29th June!

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the history of Newmarket and the royal connection to the town. You’ll also get the chance to see the British Sporting Art on display at Palace House Newmarket.

 

See the locations where Kings built their palaces and get the gossip on a sordid affair between a King and his mistress.

 

Learn about a World War II hero, explore the history of The Jockey Club Rooms while taking in their splendid gardens and learn about the wonder of Tattersalls. Find out about a famous family and their role in having a church turned around as it interfered with their building plans.

 

This is a fantastic visit for walking enthusiasts and history lovers as well as anyone wanting to enjoy learning a bit more about this wonderful part of the world.

 

There are three options on offer: 

 

Walking Tour Only: £9 per person

Walking tour with a supplementary option of breakfast at the end of the tour: £16 per person.

 

The complete History and heritage Walking Tour includes the guided tour plus breakfast as well as entry to Palace House which is home to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art.

 

Situated in Charles II’s palace and stables. This exclusive package gives you the chance to explore the site’s three complementary attractions the Fred Packard Museum and Galleries of British Sporting Art, the National Horseracing Museum and the flagship home of the Retraining of Racehorses. This package is priced at £30 per person.

 

Minimum of two people and group discounts available.

 

To book your tickets, click here. We hope you enjoy it! For information on group discounts, please contact the Discover Newmarket team on 0344 7489200 Option 2.

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