Family Days Out Suffolk

Kids Go Free at Newmarket Racecourses

If you’re out and about in Suffolk and wondering what you can do with the family, you’ll be delighted to know there are plenty of things to do and see at Newmarket Racecourses throughout most of the year. There is a great selection of things to do with kids in Suffolk at Newmarket, including the Family Fun Day and Summer Saturday Sports Day.

Bring the little ones down for Sports Day

The family themed Sports Day is full of fun games and entertainment. Adults can enjoy the usual exciting horseracing on show at the Home of Horseracing. One of the best things to get the kids involved in is the Horseplay Roadshow, which encourages learning for children through interactive games. Tickets are only £12.00 per person and kids go for free!


Family Fun Day at Newmarket

Newmarket is one of the best places to be in Suffolk during the summer, and the Family Fun Day is the main attraction. There will be family themed entertainment throughout the day, with a range of activities for children to take part in, as well as regular quality horseracing to be enjoyed from our Champions Lawn Enclosure.


Meet PAW Patrol's Chase and Marshall

At Summer Saturday - Heroes Day, sponsored by Betway, the little ones get the chance to meet their heroes – Chase and Marshall of PAW Patrol will be making appearances during intervals between exhilarating horseracing.


Enjoy the sunshine at Countryside Day

Countryside Day is another fun-filled opportunity for children to meet their favourite TV characters. Bing and Flop from the popular cartoon Bing will be at Newmarket during the July Course period. The day will consist of rural-themed activities for the kids, while adults can enjoy the exhilarating horseracing Newmarket is best known for.


Discover Newmarket

As the town’s official tour guide, Discover Newmarket allows you to book a range of family friendly activities and days out in the nearby area.

The National Heritage Museum at Palace House allows families to get a unique behind the scenes look at horse racing’s headquarters, whilst learning about the heritage and culture of Newmarket. Or why not take a guided tour of the nearby National Stud, where adults and children alike can enjoy learning about what goes on at a busy commercial stud farm.

Be sure to keep an eye on Discover Newmarket’s special offers throughout the year, as their not-to-be-missed deals are a great way to make the most of your family day out in Suffolk. 

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