Newmarket

TOURIST INFORMATION
 
The Race Courses, The National Stud,
The Heath, The Jockey Club,
The Horse Racing Museum, etc.

 
 
Boadicca, King James I,
Horse Racing, etc
 
 
Council departments, Authorities,
Citizens Advice, Benefits, etc.
 
 
Hotels & Motels, Public Houses
Night Clubs, Restaurants etc.
 
 
NEWMARKET
  RACE DAY AT THE JULY RACECOURSE

King James I was the first to discover that the flat land in the area was ideal for galloping horses, and the tradition was carried on by many following English Monarchs...< more >

It was the nearby village of Exning that was one of the major settlements in this area during Anglo-Saxon and Medieval times.

After Britain was hit by the plague during the 14th, 15th & 16th Centuries, the population of Exning decided to leave their homes to contain the disease and build a new settlement nearby and so 'New'market was born.

Newmarket Local History Society