Newmarket is within easy reach of many of Suffolk’s attractions. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Anglesey Abbey and the fantastic Wandlebury Country Park. If time permits, be sure to also visit Babylon Gallery and Parker's Piece.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique cultural attractions in and around Newmarket. Walk through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of Ely Museum in Ely.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the scenic urban parks such as the University Botanic Gardens in Cambridge.
Go to the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre in Cambridge for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Newmarket is a place of proud sporting traditions. Spend an afternoon at Abbey Stadium, Cambridge, home to the Cambridge United F.C. soccer team in winter and the Cambridge Regional College F.C.. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the local sports obsessives to a nearby pub or bar for a post-match beer ot two.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The University Arms Hotel, Cambridge, the Holiday Inn Express Cambridge and the Best Western Plus The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge are just three of the many great places to stay around here.