Things to do in and around Newmarket, Suffolk
Approx 7 miles away from The Bull Inn, Barton Mills.
Newmarket is a market town in Suffolk, famous because of its connection with race horses and horse racing at Newmarket Racecourse. It is the largest racehorse training centre in Britain, and home to several horseracing institutions. The town has two race courses situated on Newmarket Heath, these are the Rowley Mile and the July Course. The two courses are separated by the Devil’s Dyke.
Newmarket is the historic Home of Horseracing and the greatest horseracing centre in the world. It offers a treasure trove of sights and sounds for the racing enthusiast. Quite simply anyone with even just a passing interest in the “Sport of Kings” should visit Newmarket at least once in their lifetime.
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National Horse Racing Museum
The story of the people and horses involved in racing from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern heroes. Highlights include: the head of Persimmon, a great Royal Derby winner in 1896; the skeleton of Hyperion; a special display about Fred Archer, the late Victorian jockey regarded as one of the greatest of all time; and the colourful jackets of ‘Prince Monolulu’, the 1950’s tipster.