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 or
contact us at:

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
Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Wetherspoons Steak Night
Meet in the Gary Cooper for a meal and/or drinks. Varied menu, but special deal on their grill menu including a free drink is about £6.50. Free parking at Asda opposite.

7.30 p.m.

Thursday 4th 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 4th September 2014
Leighton Buzzard to Dunstable
Day Walk
David 01582607318
Walk from Leighton Buzzard to Dunstable via Canal, Ouzel, Lt & Gt Billington, Slapton, Eaton Bray, Well Head.

0910 High Street N for 0918 70 bus
About 12 miles. Finish about 1600.

Saturday 6th September 2014
Circular from French's Avenue
Half-day walk
David 01582607318
Walking north of Dunstable and Houghton Regis, towards but not reaching Chalton.

09.00 at French's Avenue
5/6 miles. Finish about 12.00

Sunday 7th September 2014
Harrold-Odell Circular
Day Walk
David 01582607318
Starting and finishing at Harrold-Odell Country Park (cafe), route takes in Sharnbrook and Souldrop (pub) and passes Santa Pod Raceway.

09.00 French's Ave.
About 11 miles. Return about 17.30.

Tuesday 9th September 2014
Committee Meeting
David 01582607318
Members are welcome to attend.

19.45 at Fire Station, Brewers Hill Rd, Dunstable

Wednesday 10th September 2014
Toddington/Harlington circular
Midweek walk
Mike 07594 577129
Walk covers the attractive country side & views of Toddington & Harlington, starting from the Old Pump on Toddington Green. Medium to hard walk with hills.

9.05am at Asda bus top to pick up the 9.15am no 74 to Toddington.
Return 1-2pm.
Distance approx 6 miles

Thursday 11th 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.

Saturday 13th September 2014
Markyate to Gt Gaddesden
Day Walk
Steve 07935273417
Scenic walk along the Hertfordshire Way through Jockey End to Gt Gaddesden. Returning along the Chiltern Way via Flamstead.

9.15 Priory School
Approx. 13 miles return about 5 p.m.

Saturday 13th September 2014
Flamstead circular
Short/Easy Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
This short walk will be exploring paths in and around Flamstead. Come and see the Autumn colours. Hopefully a coffee or beer at the end of the walk.

Meet at 9.30 at Priory School.
Return 12.30 approx
Distance 4 miles

Saturday 13th September 2014
Rex Cinema Berkhamstead
Wendy 07712336318 r220hopkins@btinternet.com
Numbers limited. Contact Wendy by Thursday 21st August to register interest. Once film is known, Wendy will contact those interested to confirm what it is. She will then get the requisite tickets. We should leave Dunstable by 6.30pm to allow for parking and to enjoy the elegant bar and interior. Film starts 7.30pm. Price £9, £7.50 concession.


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