We aim to provide regular walking and social activities in a friendly, supportive group.

Call it walking, hiking or rambling this is what the Bogtrotters do. Our members are drawn from Dunstable and its surrounding area. Our programme consists of local full and half day walks, midweek meanders, a varied social programme and trips. We organise walking weekends away and tours in Britain and abroad. We provide activities for all levels of walking ability. New members are always welcome. If you are thinking of joining our walking group – please read our Welcome Page and Guidance for those attending Bogtrotters events.


Eila Goss 07964291892
Alan Plumley: 07957 438153
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095

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

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Saturday 22nd February 2020
Wendover Woods
Day Walk
Alan 07957438153
This well known route through the Wendover Woods and surrounding countryside is undulating with several climbs and descents. The walk route takes us past an Iron Age fort (view on Wikipedia). After a visit to the green and the Full Moon pub we return via Drayton Wood, Wiggington (Greyhound pub) and Pavis Wood. There is a short cut available at Drayton Wood reducing the walk to about six miles.

9.30 Priory School
5pm/12 mls approx.

Sunday 23rd February 2020
Berkhampstead walk
Short Walk
07517318128 bessierogers@uwclub.net
The walk  starts by the castle at Berkhamsted, taking in the waterways.

Meet at Wilko Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Meet at 9.30 am
Approx 6 miles. Return around lunch time

Wednesday 26th February 2020
Bulbourne circular walk
Medium walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
61A bus to Bulbourne. Walk via GU canal continue Aylesbury Branch Arm to Wilstone then via the reservoirs along Wendover Arm Branch GU canal back to Bulbourne.
Couple of stiles and expect mud, generally level ground
Refreshments Meads Farm
Return 61 bus 2.30 p.m. to Dunstable

9.05 at YumYum bus stop West Street
3.15/3.30 p.m.
8 miles

Thursday 27th February 2020
David 07477004170
09.15 A bus to Luton interchange. 09.46 12  bus from Church Street to Stopsley Jansel House. Walk back to Dunstable following paths north of Luton.

09.05 Church St bus stop
About 12 ml.

Thursday 27th February 2020
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 29th February 2020
Wiggington wiggle.
Half-day walk.
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
This is a circular walk starting in Wigginton. A pleasant wiggle through the woods in Tring Park and onto Hastoe and part of Grimm's Ditch. This walk has some up and downs.

Meet at Priory Academy Britain St. LU5 4JA at 9.30 am.
Return 13.30 approx
Distance 6/7 miles approx.

Sunday 1st March 2020
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Selsey Drive, Stopsley. Takes in Little Offley, Great Offley, Tea Green, Mangrove Green.

Meet 09.30 Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
About 12 ml

Thursday 5th March 2020
David 07477004170
09.05 34 bus to Redbourn. Walk back to Dunstable via the cafe on the common.

08.55 West Street bus stop (Lombardo's)
About 12 ml

Saturday 7th March 2020
Ivinghoe Beacon walk
Day Walk
Julia 07958 082009
Scenic walk from Ivinghoe Beacon will mean some hills.

9.30 Priory Academy Britain St. LU5 4JA
10 miles return approx 2.00-3.00

Sunday 8th March 2020
Studham and Jockey End.
Half-day ramble
Don Snoad, 01582 601852
This is a slow ramble starting at Studham Common and walking via Beechwood School and Jockey End.  Then it's southto the Hoo, and returning via Widmore Farm and Clements End.

Meet at Wilko Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Meet at 9.30 am
Return about 2.00 pm
Distance 5 miles approx.

Wednesday 11th March 2020
Local walk ending up at Mikes for a hot surprise.
Mikes Midweek Walk
Mike 07594 577129
A mystery walk on a variety paths & maybe a bus ride decided on the day before ending up at Mikes for a pleasant hot welcome (usually food.)
Expect to get your boots muddy with a possibility of some hills & bring your bus pass just in case.

Meet 10am West St Bus stop.
Return mid afternoon.
Distance max 6-7miles

Thursday 12th March 2020
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Thursday 12th March 2020
David 07477004170
09.15-ish bus to Luton station then 09.40 610 bus to Wheathampstead. Linear walk to Stopsley via Kimpton, Breachwood Green, Tea Green, Mangrove Green. Buses from Putteridge Primary School to Dunstable.

Meet 09.05 at Church Street bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml

Saturday 14th March 2020
Toddington walk
Intermediate walk 
Les. 07866858992 
Circular walk starting at the Green in Toddington  we pass through Harlington and Upper Sundon before returning to Toddington via the Icknield way trail.

Meet at 9.30 Priory Academy, Britain St, Dunstable LU5 4JA
return approx 2.30 About 8 miles.

Saturday 14th March 2020
Fish and Chip Supper/Awards evening.
The Awards evening will take place in the Memorial Hall in Houghton Regis. So please save this date.

Sunday 15th March 2020
David 07477004170
Circular walk from library car park in Wendover. Takes in Coombe Hill and Beacon Hill on the way to Whiteleaf. Returning via Askett and Great Kimble.

Meet: 09.30 in Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
About 12 ml.

Thursday 19th March 2020
Harpenden - Park Mount
David 07477004170
09.15-ish bus to Luton station then 09.40 321 bus to Harpenden - Park Mount. Walk back to Dunstable via Nickey Line, Flamstead and Markyate.

09.05 at Church St bus stop
About 12 ml.

Saturday 21st March 2020
Thames Path Part 3
Blackfriars to Putney Bridge
Day Walk in London
Olwen 07415334251
The walk starts at Blackfriars Station. Join the train at 9.09 at Leagrave, 9.12 at Luton or 9.16 Luton Airport Parkway.Meet towards the front of the train. We will walk along the South Bank to cross Lambeth Bridge and then stop a short while at Tate Britain. Then we will cross the river a number of times on the walk which will finish at Putney Bridge Underground Station.

9.09at Leagrave, 9.12 Lutonor 9.16 at Parkway towards the front of the train.
Distance 8 miles

Sunday 22nd March 2020
Tring walk
intermediate Walk
Peter 07547893704
Walk through Tring park and using paths in and around Tring. The walk will involve Wigginton, Cow Roast, the viaduct and by Chestnut Wood  whatever path leads back to Tring. We are planning to pop into the Natural History Museum at the end so those who do not want to join us will have to organise how they travel/ get lifts with.

Meet 9.30 at Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Approx 8 miles return by about 4.30

Wednesday 25th March 2020
London walk
Easy walk with some short hills
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
Visit to Alexandra Palace and local parks.
A bus to Luton Airport, 9.35 a.m. 757 Green Line to Brent Cross, local bus to Muswell Hill.
Continue to Alexandra Palace via various local paths within the complex, then to Highgate and Queens Wood parks.
Refreshments at Weatherspoons Muswell Hill and other points on route. Local bus to Marylebone Road short walk to Gloucester Place 757 to Interchange Luton, busway back to Dunstable

8.30 a.m. Meet Winston Churchill bus stop Church Street
5.30/6 p.m.
5/6 miles


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