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The National Stud

July Race Course, Newmarket CB8 0XE, England
44 1638 666789
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Newmarket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, Tours
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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225 reviews 225 reviews
35 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were staying in Cambridge and booked to take the morning tour on our second day. I love horses, neither of us are fans of horse racing, but the tour was very informative, we saw some foals that had been weaned, 3 stallions and loads of mares. My husband can take or leave horses, but he wants to return next... More

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My Fiance and me visited here on 11th August and truly enjoyed every minute of our two hour visit. We couldn't believe the expanse of the stud, its wonderful land and those beautiful horses and foals. Highlight of the visit for us was feeding the lovely Amberleigh House, what a gentle giant he is. We gained so much knowledge about... More

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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Whilst visiting the Newmarket area with friends, I was told that one of them had arranged a visit to, and a tour of, The National Stud in Newmarket. Not being a "horsey or racing" person in any form, I went with a willing heart for the sake of harmony in the group - am I glad I did !. Nice... More

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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
42 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My horsey friend and I visited the Stud, as neither of us had ever been. It is a guided tour that starts in the pleasant cafe, where we meet our guide before boarding a mini bus that takes around the large site. All the way through we are given information about the breeding and management of these beautiful horses. Even... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had this trip booked by our relatives as we wanted to do something different on our trip to see them, didn't really know what to expect but we were pleasantly suprised. We were met at the cafe by our guide and escorted onto a mini bus, this left the parking area and the guide told us some of the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am the horse indifferent partner of a horse racing enthusiast but agreed to take a morning out to visit the National Stud. Surprisingly I had a really brilliant time! Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable and answered all our questions, however basic or daft. The horses were beautiful, including the foals. Plus it's not every day you meet... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice informative tour. Lasted about a hour and half. Got to see the horse yards and some horses. Hope to visit again at peak season

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A lovely tour of an hour and a half or so in the heart of the countryside, See and enjoy the mares and young foals who are very keen to introduce themselves to you as they are both friendly and inquisitive. Meet retired stallion and Grand national winner Amberley House and feed him peppermints from the hand....a lovely experience. You... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I are both horse racing fans and have been meaning to take this tour for quite a while and we were not disappointed.We enjoyed a cup of tea and cakes in the cafe while we were waiting for the tour to begin at 1400hrs.On the hour we were called to the bus by our guide a lady... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I booked us on the half day Thoroughbred tour with lunch for a birthday present and we had a great day, Nice early start in a small group we set off in a people carrier (worth checking this as they have a big bus) to the gallops to watch some of the finest being put through their paces, we could... More

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