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The National Stud

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Address: July Race Course, Newmarket CB8 0XE, England
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+44 1638 666789

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VIP Tour: Absolutely Fantastic

Paid that little bit extra for a day to remember and it certainly was from start to finish. Started just after 7am for a visit to Warren Hill gallops to be followed by a tour of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Paid that little bit extra for a day to remember and it certainly was from start to finish. Started just after 7am for a visit to Warren Hill gallops to be followed by a tour of Newmarket and a ride past other gallops and training establishments. Visited Julia Fielden's stables to experience the fantastic attention to detail offered by a... More 

2 Thank RobinB1957
Kingsdown, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We joined the morning tour of the National Stud, which we found to be very interesting and enlightening. Amazing place, with much to see and enjoy. Well worth considering if you're visiting the area.

1 Thank Roger W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This Natinal stud is well worth a visit as it is set in th most beautiful serene countryside . There is a lovely refreshment building which stocks delicious cakes sandwiches and a gift shop selling paintings of horses by good artists.

Thank mary c
Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our guide "Frankie" gave a tour of the National Stud which was pitched at exactly the right level to cater for those with little knowledge of the horse racing industry and those with some background experience. Her style was fun and very flexible, adapting the talk and tour to our questions. Very worthwhile. Recommended!

Thank Fiona D
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped here for coffee and sandwiches with a Shearings tour.What a lovely place this is I would have loved to stay longer and see a bit more but did enjoy this to a grotty moterway services .Thankyou Stuart for taking us here

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Added this to our agenda as part of Newmarket Open Weekend and really enjoyed it. Was a 'taster' of the full tour. Very interesting and I'm sure in the Spring when there are lots of young foals, would be lovely. Tour Guide very knowledgable. I'm sure the full tour will be well worth a visit.

Thank Jacqui S
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a must for any equine enthusiast. Especially a big thank you to "Larry" our tour guide who made the tour a wonderful and fantastic experience, once again "thanks Larry"

Thank peterbU7099LX
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic, friendly and informative your of the National Stud. Highly recommended if passing through Newmarket

1 Thank CharlotteSV60
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Really lovely place to visit - try to go in the spring and you'll see the beautiful foals. Great tour guide on the bus too - lots of energy and knowledge.

Thank Rebecca01G
Liphook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Took this tour on a rainy Saturday with my two kids, 4 and 6. Chris was an entertaining guide and a font of information. Not much to see due to the time of year but we loved the curious foals. Would take this tour again at a different time of year to see a different side of the operation.

Thank Katrina B

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