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.
Eila Goss 01582 731026
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
Thursday 18th September 2014
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides.  All welcome.

Meet: 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable 8.00pm
Finish: 9.30pm

Thursday 18th September 2014
Toddington to Dunstable
Day Walk
David 01582607318
Walk from Toddington via Sundon Hills, Fancott, Chalgrave, Wingfield, H/Regis to Dunstable.

0935 at White Lion stop on busway for E bus.
About 12 ml. Finish about 1600.

Saturday 20th September 2014
Hudnall Park
Half-day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Today's walk starts at Hudnall Park and explores the countryside beyond. Some hills.

Meet: Priory School at 09.30
Return 2pm approx. 7 miles.

Sunday 21st September 2014
The Hoop (Hitchin Outer Orbital Path)
Day Walk
Jane Rouse 01582 526780/07513956213
A surprisingly rural walk that starts in the centre of Hitchin but soon heads out into the countryside to circumnavigate the town.

9:00 The Yum Yum
12 miles, returning about 5:00

Thursday 25th September 2014
Meal at the Market Cross
A chance to try our town's newest eating and drinking establishment. They do carveries, grills, jackets, salads, burgers, etc. For details see www.marketcrosspubdunstable.co.uk/

7.30 p.m. Market Cross,
14 Luton Road, Dunstable

Thursday 25th September 2014
Wetherspoon Wander
Day Walk
Agree where to walk over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two...

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

Friday 26th September 2014
World's Biggest Coffee Morning
Sandra 07801846351
Sandra is organising and baking cakes for a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. All welcome

From 10.00 until noon at Aldbury village hall.

Saturday 27th September 2014
Whitwell Walk
Day Walk
Julian 07979 435856
Exploring the paths beyond Whitwell starting at Codicote.

9.30 am Priory School
Return 17.00 approx. 10 miles approx.

Sunday 28th September 2014
Enjoy Leighton Buzzard
Half-day Walk/social
Eila 07964291892
Easy stroll round Tiddenfoot Lake, along canal to Leighton Buzzard and back. Time to explore - browsing, eating, pubbing (Wetherspoons Swan Hotel does an excellent value Sunday lunch). Option to extend walk.

9.30 at Yum Yum
4 -6 miles

Thursday 2nd October 2014
Piccotts End to Dunstable
David 01582607318
Walk via Great Gaddesden, Hudnall, Whipsnade, D/Downs to Dunstable.

0900 at Asda stop for 0906 X31 bus
About 12 ml. Finish about 1600.

Thursday 2nd October 2014
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides.  All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable


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