Essential Information

Palace House offers exciting opportunities for school trips including stimulating self-led visits and the chance to take part in immersive curriculum-linked workshops, providing meaningful and enjoyable learning outside the classroom for all ages. Come and explore Palace House and discover Newmarket’s Royal connections, learn about thoroughbreds and the history and science of horseracing, meet our equine stars and ride our racehorse simulator. Please scroll down for details of our workshops.

To view the exciting online exhibition of art work by students from Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts please click here

  • Self-led visit: FREE OF CHARGE (Self-led visits must be booked in advance)
  • Workshops: £100 (Maximum 30 students. Must be booked in advance)
  • Palace House Grand Tour: Please enquire
  • Accompanying adults FREE OF CHARGE 

The Alborada Education Centre (funded through the generosity of The Alborada Trust) and a picnic room with cloakroom facilities are available for all learning groups.

  • Free preliminary visit for teachers and group leaders
  • We will send detailed workshop notes for teachers with booking confirmation
  • We will provide risk assessments but strongly recommend that you carry out your own risk identification as well: you are best placed to understand the individual needs of your group
  • Trails available for self-led visits
  • Detailed information for group leaders about self-led visits
  • Audio Visual interactives list available to help planning for those with additional needs Click here
  • Safeguarding Policy available on request


To ensure the best experiences for groups, all educational visits must be booked in advance. To plan your visit please contact:

Gabrielle Bell by email or call 01638 667314

Palace House is an Artsmark Partner and an Arts Award Centre. Please contact us if you are interested in working with us on Artsmark or Arts Award

Palace House is also a Children’s University Destination


To view our environmental commitments please click here