Newmarket District covers the town of Newmarket, including some of the surrounding towns and villages, including Soham, Burwell & Abington.

The District houses 14 Scout Groups, 2 Explorer Scout Units, 1 Young Leader Unit and 1 Network Unit in multiple locations providing an everyday adventure from the age of 4 to 25 years old.

Around 670 youth members meet weekly in the district, taking take part in a wide range of activities. These young people are supported by an enthusiastic team of around 210 leaders and supporters who work together to ensure Scouting is both challenging and fun for the young people and adults alike.


Ian Braybrooke - Lead Volunteer, Newmarket District Scouts

Mark Clements - Deputy District Commissioner (Adult Support)

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls