Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Newmarket

Enjoy the museums and other features of Newmarket. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and horse racing. Ely Cathedral and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Newmarket

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Newmarket a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Stud (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Fuller's Mill Garden (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Giffords Hall Vineyard (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Newmarket

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Newmarket is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lackford Lakes (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Ickworth House (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Fuller's Mill Garden (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Wandlebury Country Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Parker's Piece (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Newmarket

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Newmarket Station, Dullingham Station and Kennett Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Newmarket?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday lettings near Newmarket. From 91 Houses to 55 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newmarket is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newmarket?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newmarket. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • National Horseracing Museum: 416 holiday lettings
  • Newmarket Racecourse: 411 holiday lettings
  • Newmarket Station: 419 holiday lettings
  • Pembroke College: 390 holiday lettings
  • Ely Station: 395 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newmarket listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newmarket?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 91 Houses in Newmarket. Our other popular types of Newmarket holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Newmarket?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 144 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Newmarket. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.