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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 143 vacation rentals near Newmarket. From 80 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newmarket for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Newmarket?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newmarket. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Newmarket Station: 361 vacation rentals
  • Newmarket Racecourse: 353 vacation rentals
  • National Horseracing Museum: 371 vacation rentals
  • Lakenheath Station: 207 vacation rentals
  • University of Cambridge: 323 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newmarket?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in Newmarket. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newmarket include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newmarket?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Newmarket. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.