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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newmarket

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 660 fun things to do in Newmarket for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, parks and playgrounds and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 429 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Newmarket day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Newmarket with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A horse statue at Palace House in Newmarket

Palace House

  • Newmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Palace House is an education for horse lovers everywhere! It tells the whole story from its royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and othe...

Hand painted ceramic plate at Studio Scribbles in Newmarket

Studio Scribbles

  • Newmarket
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Scribbles studio is on 2 levels and on the ground level there are many items of pottery you can choice from to paint. On the lower level, there is a...

National Stud horse

National Stud

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Interested in horse racing, horse breeding, or simply horses in general? Then a visit to the National Stud is a must! After all, it’s the only commer...

Victorian village and windmill at Burwell Museum

Burwell Museum

  • Burwell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Burwell Museum shows what life was like in this area over the last 100 years, plus there are Anglo Saxon and Romano British displays. Stevens' Mill (...

Boy doing archery at Wild Tracks in Newmarket

Wild Tracks

  • Newmarket
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Wild Tracks is an excellent place to take your little adrenaline junkies, with a variety of exciting activities for kids aged 8 and upwards. For kids...

National Dragonfly Project

  • Wicken
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Having recently changed hands from the National Dragonfly Project to The British Dragonfly Society and National Trust, The DragonFly Centre is locate...

Three young kids playing in some leaves at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey

  • Lode
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy a family day out in nature at Anglesey Abbey and discover 114 acres of beautiful land, just 6 miles away from Cambridge! Your adventure with th...

South Angle Farm Park kids' windmill

South Angle Farm Park

  • Soham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Spend a day interacting and holding the adorable farm animals at South Angle Farm Park. Being allowed to touch and feed the animals is definitely muc...

Kid in mud pit at The Playground in Bury St Edmunds

The Playground

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Fan of Stone Cold’s Broken Skull Challenge? Time to find out how tough YOU really are on a 25-obstacle outdoor assault course. Kids as young as 7 are...

People horse riding at Barrow Hall Stables in Bury St Edmunds

Barrow Hall Stables

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Whether riding a horse has always been a dream for your little ones, or they just want to try it out on holiday, Barrow Hall Stables is the place to...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Enjoy some quality family fun together on the Cambridge self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family and written so...

Outside view of Jumppin Jacks Funhouse in Mildenhall

Jumppin Jacks Funhouse

  • Mildenhall
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Welcome to Jumppin Jacks Funhouse, a fantastic three tier purpose built indoor adventure play centre and party venue for children aged 0 to 10 years....

Indoor soft play frame at Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn in Fulbourn

Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn

  • Fulbourn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Whatever the weather Cheeky Monkeys will guarantee an exciting time for children whether they are whizzing down slides, climbing across rope bridges,...

Machinery at The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey in Waterbeach

The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey

  • Waterbeach
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey has a lot of interactive displays suitable for young children based on the Medieval Abbey and farming. Meet Geral...

Families watching show at Milton Country Park

Milton Country Park

  • Milton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

TheMilton Country Park comprises 95 acres of eclectic terrain to explore based around the reclaimed gravel pits, but out of it's wilder depths there...

City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop on Hop off Tour bus

City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

With its cobbled streets and ceremonial robes, Cambridge could very well be Hogwarts! Why not sprinkle a little extra magic over proceedings on a Cit...

A little boy with a paper plane at Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire

Imperial War Museum Duxford

  • Duxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step into the history of aviation at the Imperial War Museum Duxford! Discover the stories of those who lived and worked at RAF Duxford and explore g...

Cherry Hinton Water Play Area

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Out in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall lays two small paddling pools with gentle water shelves and a maximum depth of 0.4 metres, making them ideal...

Boys at Wandlebury Country Park in Cambridge

Wandlebury Country Park

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

At Wandlebury Country Park on the gentle Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge, is a welcome retreat for walkers, nature lovers and a natural adven...

Kids playing zorb football at Haverhill Leisure Centre

Haverhill Leisure Centre

  • Haverhill
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Kid City is the great little soft play zone tucked inside Haverhill Leisure Centre. There's a main adventure play frame spread over several levels gr...

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