Call it walking, trekking, backpacking, hiking or rambling this is what the Bogtrotters do. We also organise longer hostelling weekends and tours in Britain and Abroad.

Our members are drawn from the area of Dunstable, Luton, Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The group was formed in September 1965 as the Dunstable YHA Local Group.Our programme consists of local Day Walks, Half Day Walks, Midweek meanders, Hostelling Weekends and Easter, New Year and Summer tours as well as a varied social programme.  For more information about us please visit our Welcome Page and Guidance for those attending Bogtrotters events.


David Dumpleton: 01582 607318
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Don Snoad: 01582 601852.
Lesley Grierson-Hill 01582 660135.
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856.
Sue Jenkins: 01582 865966.
Roger Pepworth: 01582 538414.


For information re social events social@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

Next 11 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Sunday 24th May 2015
Harlington to Upper Sundon.
Julian 07979 435856
We will leave a car at Upper Sundon and drive on to Harlington for a wiggly return walk to Sundon. We will be able to visit the White Hart whilst the drivers collect their cars.

9.30 am at the Yum Yum.
6.5.ml. Return 2pm approx.

Tuesday 26th May 2015
Committee Meeting
David 01582607318

19.45 at Fire Station, Brewers Hill Rd, Dunstable

Wednesday 27th May 2015
Fenny Stratford to Leighton
Mike 07594577129
A easy canal footpath walk from Fenny Stratford to Leighton Buzzard with a possible pub stop on route or at the end.

9.30am bus stop High St North to pick up the X31 to MK
Return 2-3 pm. Distance approx 7 miles

Thursday 28th May 2015
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

9.00 am at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ miles. Finish about 4.30 pm.

Saturday 30th May 2015
Over the Aquaducts
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
We are going to explore part of the Grand Union Canal that has two aquaducts quite close together. Our walk will continue on to include paths and cycleways near to the River Great Ouse.

Meet at Priory School at 9.30 am
Return about 14.00. Distance 7 miles approx.

Sunday 31st May 2015
Ashwell Amble
Julian 07979 435856
A circular walk in and around the beautiful northern Hertfordshire village of Ashwell. We will have time to visit the church with it's spectatular tower and see the ancient graffiti including the image of old St Pauls.
It is quite a drive to Ashwell hence the early start and late return.

9 am at the Yum Yum.
11 ml. Return about 6 pm.

Thursday 4th June 2015
Warden Hills to Offley
Alan 07957438153
Walk via Warden Hills onto Icknield Way to Telegraph Hill. We will then loop around Pirton before returning via Red Lion at Offley and Putteridge Bury.

9.00 am at Asda, Dunstable. 9:03 Busway A then 9:30 12 bus Church St
About 14 miles. Finish about 5.30 pm.

Thursday 4th June 2015
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides. All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable

Saturday 6th June 2015
Winging It!
Eila 07964291892
This circular walk from Wing, mainly through undulating open fields and countryside, contains lots of stunning far reaching views. Several interesting saddle and high step stiles to test us on route, so do not expect to be walking at great speed! Hopefully, a pub stop at Aston Abbotts or Cublington.

9.30am at Priory School.
About 8 ml. Return by 3pm.

Sunday 7th June 2015
Go Ape Wendover Woods-cancelled
Jane 01582 526780 or Sylvia 07587185176
A trip to Wendover Woods for an opportunity to enjoy the Go Ape tree top adventure combined with a short walk in the woods. The entrance fee to Go Ape is approximately £33. Contact either Jane or Sylvia as soon as possible as all places will need to be pre-booked.

The Yum Yum Time to be confirmed
Walk 3 miles approx. Return TBC.

Wednesday 10th June 2015
A Surprise Ending
Mike 07594577129
A mystery walk ending up at Staveley Rd for a surprise. Medium walk with possible hills etc .

Meet at the Bus stop in West St at 9.30am
Return late afternoon. Up to 7 ml.


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