Newmarket Racecourse - The Fellows House

Newmarket Races

Newmarket, often referred to as the equestrian capital of Britain, holds a prestigious status in the world of British horse racing. The city boasts two distinguished racecourses: the Rowley Mile course and the July Course, solidifying its position as a hub for this beloved sport. Furthermore, Newmarket proudly hosts the largest concentration of training yards in the entire country, a testament to the sport’s immense popularity among enthusiasts.

The rich history and cultural significance of horse racing permeate the fabric of Newmarket. The roots of this captivating sport can be traced back to the time of James I, during the illustrious Tudor Period. From those early beginnings, horse racing has continued to flourish, with an annual racing event that takes place each summer. Each year this event draws in thousands of ardent horse racing fans from all corners of the nation, further cementing Newmarket’s esteemed position as a premier destination for this thrilling sport.

Stay With The Fellows House During The Newmarket Races

Experience the unparalleled combination of contemporary luxury and comforting homeliness at The Fellows House Hotel. After eventful days at the bustling Newmarket racecourse, located just a short 24-minute car drive away from our Cambridge hotel, retreat to our tranquil oasis.

We take pride in offering a wide array of rooms near Newmarket to cater to various needs. For larger families seeking ample space and privacy, we highly recommend our Fellows Duplex Apartments, providing two-story split-level apartment accommodation, perfect to be used as family rooms for relaxation and quality time together. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage that permeates our premises, allowing you to fully embrace the city’s vibrant culture upon returning from the exhilarating events at the Newmarket racecourse. With 134 rooms available, we are confident in our ability to find the ideal accommodation to suit your preferences and ensure a memorable stay at our beautiful hotel.

Experience the ultimate freedom and flexibility during your stay at The Fellows House with our diverse range of apartment-living options. Whether you’re travelling with family or in a group, our apartments offer ample space and independence to suit your needs. The Fellows House Cambridge hotel is proudly part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, whereby each apartment is thoughtfully designed and equipped with the highest level of luxury in mind, to offer fully functional kitchens, inviting lounge areas, and elegant bathrooms. From preparing delicious meals to unwinding together in a comfortable setting, our apartments ensure that your stay during the Newmarket races is nothing short of exceptional.

Hotel near Newmarket Racecourse - The Fellows House

Unwind at our wellness area

After a long sunny day of attending Newmarket racecourses Rowley Mile and the July Course, there will be no better way to unwind than in our private wellness oasis. Our luxury hotel facilities allow guests to take a refreshing dip in our indoor pool, lounge on plush poolside chairs or even break a sweat in our sauna or steam room. Our beautifully decorated and tranquil spa space will help you recollect your thoughts and immerse yourself in the memories of an exhilarating day. On top of that, our 24/7 hotel gym provides the space and equipment needed for guests to keep up with any fitness goals, allowing you to stick to any set routines that make you feel right at home.

Hassle-free parking

At The Fellows House Hotel in Cambridge, we prioritise the convenience and peace of mind of our guests by providing on-site parking facilities. We understand the challenges and stress of finding secure long-term parking in a bustling city like Cambridge. With our on-site car park, you can rest assured that your vehicle is in a safe and protected environment, allowing you to fully enjoy your stay without any worries.

To further enhance our guests’ experience, we offer electric vehicle charging points, catering to the growing demand for sustainable transportation options. This enables our guests to conveniently recharge their electric vehicles while staying with us. Additionally, we provide blue badge parking spaces to ensure easy accessibility for guests with additional needs, guaranteeing a comfortable and inclusive experience for everyone.

With The Fellows House Hotel, you can leave the hassle of parking behind and focus on enjoying the thrilling events at the Newmarket racecourse and exploring all that Cambridge has to offer. Your car’s safety and your peace of mind are our top priorities, allowing you to relax and immerse yourself in the excitement of the races.

Restaurant near Newmarket Racecourse - The Folio Bar & Kitchen.
Restaurant near Newmarket Racecourse - The Folio Bar & Kitchen.

On-site eateries

Immerse yourself in a truly extraordinary dining experience at The Folio Bar & Kitchen, our exquisite on-site fine-dining restaurant at our Cambridge hotel. Designed to create cherished memories, this culinary gem is the perfect destination to indulge in and celebrate after an exhilarating day at the Newmarket racecourse. Step into the sophisticated ambience of The Folio Bar & Kitchen, where every moment can be savoured and enjoyed, allowing you to unwind and reflect on the excitement of horse racing.

Our menu showcases a delightful selection of dishes meticulously crafted by our talented and experienced chefs. With a commitment to using the freshest locally sourced ingredients, our culinary team takes great pride in delivering exceptional flavours and creativity to every plate. From delectable starters to irresistible desserts, each dish is prepared with meticulous care and unwavering attention to detail, ensuring a fine-dining journey that delights the senses.

At The Folio Bar & Kitchen, we invite you to elevate your horse racing experiences even further by starting your day with our delicious breakfast. Indulge in our culinary creations, immerse yourself in the enchanting ambience, and get energised for an exciting day of horse racing.

The Folio Bar will be a perfect place to mark the historic Newmarket Racing events. With a refined selection of luxurious drinks, handcrafted cocktails, and fine wines. One of the highlights of the bar is its signature drinks, paying homage to the esteemed fellows of Cambridge University. These meticulously crafted cocktails are a testament to the rich history and academic legacy of the city. Each sip transports guests on a journey, blending unique flavours and premium ingredients to create a truly memorable drinking experience.

Experience true comfort and luxury

Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, where history and modernity combine, The Fellows House awaits to envelop you in a world of opulence and refined sophistication. With on-site parking, a tranquil wellness area, a beautiful indoor pool, and incredible on-site eateries, The Fellows House will provide you with everything you may need during your stay in Cambridge. Immerse yourself in true luxury and comfort at The Fellows House, book a room today.

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Afternoon Tea

Offered from Thursdays through to Sundays from 12:00 to 16:30 at The Folio Bar & Kitchen.