Q: How much do tickets cost for the weekend?
Tickets for 2020 are not available to purchase currently. They will be available in Spring 2020.
Online pricing structure is as follows:
The Henry Cecil Open Weekend Two day Ticket Bundle 2020:
TBC – Includes Premier Enclosure access to the racecourse on Saturday 19th September and a Sunday wristband for all Open Weekend activities.
TBC – Includes Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure access to the racecourse on Saturday 19th September and a Sunday wristband for all Open Weekend activities.
The Henry Cecil Open Weekend – Sunday Only:
TBC per person for Sunday only of when purchased in advance online. No access to racing on Saturday afternoon.
TBC person for Sunday only when purchased on the day at the main ticket point in the Severals Car Park.
£3 for a programme
U12 go free all weekend
Q: What does my wristband give me access to?
A: Please see our programme page for a full schedule of sites open each day and entertainments. A small extra fee may apply for some attractions.
Q: Is there disabled access?
A: Trainers yards are not normally open to the public, so would not reasonably be expected to have as good a set of facilities as a venue that is ( e.g. may not have disabled loos).
The Gallops on the Sunday morning would not be suitable for wheelchair access.
The National Horseracing Museum and Tattersalls are both DDA compliant.
We will give a carer a free pass.
Q: Are dogs permitted?
A: Regrettably, no dogs other than Guide Dogs are allowed in the yards or open equine sites. Dogs are welcome to the Severals though in the afternoon for our Fun Dog Show.
Q:Where are the car parks situated?
A: Parking for the weekend will be:
Q: Where are the shuttle buses operating from?
A: Shuttle buses will be running along a number of routes from the Severals car park on Sunday ONLY, going approximately every twenty minutes.
Q: Can I bring a camera?
A: You are more than welcome to bring cameras, but please disable the flash where possible as sudden bright lights upset horses.
Q: I’m interested in a Private Tour – where are the details?
Tours of The Jockey Club Room:
Tours will take place on Sunday. Times to be announced.
Please note: There will be a small charge of £5pp for all visitiors wishing to take part in the Jockey Club Rooms tours.
Jockey Club Room Tours will not be taking any advance reservations, ALL tours, will be conducted on a First Come First Served Basis. Spaces are limited to approx. 30 people per tour.
Tours of The National Stud:
During The Henry Cecil Open Weekend National Stud Tours will take place. Times to be confirmed. Tours are approx. 35 – 40 minutes each.
Parking is available at the National Stud.
Tours of Rossdales Equine Hospital:
Day and times to be confirmed.
Newmarket History & Heritage Walking Tours. In association with Discover Newmarket.
Saturday: Times to be confirmed
Sunday: Times to be confirmed
Each tour group is a maximum of 20 people and will be filled on a first come first served basis. The starting meet point will be at Palace House King’s Yard, entry off Palace Street. There will be signage there. Each walking tour will last approx. one and a half hours. Tours are free of charge to all Open Weekend visitors.
Newmarket Racecourse Behind The Scenes Tour. In association with Discover Newmarket.
Time to be confirmed. Booking in advance required. Additional cost to be paid directly to Discover Newmarket.
Q: Where can we tweet and shout about 2020?
A: We can be found on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
Hopefully we’ve answered any query you may have but if not, please get in touch.
If you are having trouble with your tickets please call the Ticket Helpline: 0344 5793010.
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