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.

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
Wednesday 13th November 2019
Markyate circular
Mike’s Midweek walk
Mike 07594 577129
Starting & finishing in Markyate a Circular walk on a variety of paths taking in Aley Green,Caddington,Woodside & Pepperstock with a detour to Harpers for refreshments before heading back to Markyate to pick the bus back to Dunstable . Classed Easy to Medium walk with a couple of hills, note paths can be muddy. Return time depends on time spent in Harpers.

Meet 9.00am West St Bus stop to pick up the 9.05am No 34 to St Albans
Return 2/3 pm
Distance 5 miles

Thursday 14th November 2019
David 07477004170
09.17 61A bus to Pitstone. Walk via GU Canal, Horton, Mentmore, Ledburn, Wing to Leighton Buzzard. F70/77 bus back to Dunstable.

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

Saturday 16th November 2019
Views of the Ver valley
Half-day walk
Steve/Eila Goss 07964291892
A nice reasonably easy scenic walk from Redbourn which has a pub and cafe for refreshments at the end of the walk.

Priory school 9.30
approx 7 miles

Sunday 17th November 2019
David 07477004170
A circular walk from Wendover car park, by the library, passing close to Chequers and taking in Coombe Hill and Whiteleaf Hill along the way.

09.30 Wilko car park
About 11 ml

Thursday 21st November 2019
Wetherspoon Wander
David 07477004170
Have tea/coffee and a chat before crossing the road to the Asda bus stop for the 09.56 E bus to Toddington. Walk from the green via Stanbridge back to Dunstable.

09.15 Gary Cooper.
About 12 ml

Thursday 21st November 2019
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 23rd November 2019
Marston Vale circular
Intermediate walk
Les 07866858992

 Starting at Marston vale, we will be going through Stewartby passing Houghton house and returning to Marston vale via  Ampthill

Meet at Priory school 9.30 am
Return at 15.30
Distance 9 miles.

Sunday 24th November 2019
Hudnell circular
Half-day walk
Sue Jenkins. 07443016095
A circular walk from Hudnell,  going through Nettleden and Ashridge .

Meet at 9.30 am at the Yum Yum
Return about 13.30 approx
Distance 7 miles approx

Wednesday 27th November 2019
Bletchley/Milton Keynes
Easy walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
Flat walk via the Grand Union Canal and the River Ouzel areas finishing at Caldecote Lake.
Refreshments available at various points during the walk

F70 bus to Bletchley at 9.30 a.m.
Return F70/F77

High Street North (Santander) 9.20 a.m.
Return Dunstable 3/4 p.m.
8.5/9 miles

Thursday 28th November 2019
Leighton Buzzard
David 07477004170
09.30 F70 bus to Leighton Buzzard Station. Circular walk taking in Soulbury, Stoke hammond and Rushmere Estate then F70/77 back to Dunstable

09.20 High Street North bus stop (Santander)
About 12 ml

Saturday 30th November 2019
Woolwich to Greenwich- London Thames Path Part 1
Day walk
Olwen 07415334251

We will start the walk from King George V Dockland Light Railway Station and make our way on to the Woolwich Ferry. We will then follow the Thames path to Greenwich Pier. Although today’s walk ends here, if there is interest, through a series of 6 more walks spread through out the year , there will be an opportunity to follow the Thames Path all the way from Woolwich to Hampton Court.
To get to the starting point catch the train that arrives at Blackfriars at 9:43.  The train leaves Leagrave station at 8.55am, Luton Station at 8.59am and Luton Parkway Station at 9.02am.  We will then catch the DLR and disembark at King George V station.  With regards to the route back there will be a variety of choices and people are likely to want to leave Greenwich at different times and routes.  Distance 7 miles approx

Sunday 1st December 2019
David 07477004170
A circular walk from Studham taking in Gaddesden Row, Briden's Camp, Great Gaddesden.

09.30 Wilko car park
About 12 ml

Thursday 5th December 2019
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Thursday 5th December 2019
David 07477004170
09.05 34 bus to Flamstead. Walk to Dunstable via Gaddesden Row, Studham.

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

Saturday 7th December 2019
Cliff's 'Mince Pie Ramble'
Half-Day Walk & Social
Cliff - 07766 958133
Cliff is hosting this ramble across the Downs/Whipsnade with a festive lunch buffet at his house afterwards. Meet at Priory School 10.00am to organise lifts (please offer a lift if you can), then walk will start from Cliff's house (46 Tring Road) at around 10.20am. A festive social afterwards with a buffet/drinks (including mulled wine and pies) and log fire. Leave in your own time. It would be helpful if you could inform Cliff by Thurs 5th Dec if you are attending the social (to help with estimating the catering needs).

10.00am at Priory School or 10.15am at Cliff's house.
5 miles/12.30pm

Sunday 8th December 2019
Hitchin Circular
Full-day walk
Peter A 07547893704
If you wish to meet Peter at the start of this walk please phone him for details.

Meet at 9.30 French's Ave.
Return 4 pm
Distance 12 mls

Wednesday 11th December 2019
Wednesdays Walkers Non Traditional Christmas Lunch
Mike’s Midweek Walk
Mike 07594 577129
Starting at Coffee on the Green Redbourne. We walk the Nicky Line Back to Harpenden for our Non Tradional Christmas Lunch at Godfrey's. Booking is essential with myself by the 1st December.

Note the return journey will be a bus to the Interchange for a connection to Dunstable.

Meet 10am West St Bus stop to catch the 10.05 toSt Albans
Return late afternoon .
Distance Max 5/6 miles.

Thursday 12th December 2019
Wetherspoon Wander
David 07477004170
Chat over tea/coffee. Then, it's a  wander out to Pepperstock (Harper's) and back.

09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml

Friday 13th December 2019
Christmas Meal & Party Night
Sheila 07970 328670
We are back at the popular carvery restaurant - The Market Cross, Dunstable. There will be a live band this year playing popular hits from the 60's to more present day. Please select your options for 2 or 3 courses and give/send them to Sheila. Cost is £12.00 for 2 courses, or £14.00 for 3 courses. FULL payment must be made in advance before the deadline (as this what the restaurant requires). NO OPTION TO PAY ON THE NIGHT. Cash preferred to Sheila. If you need to make make a bank/cheque payment through Julian, this option is available. Cheques must be made out to: Dunstable Walking & Hostelling Group. Payment deadline: Sun November 24th. Food orders CAN'T be changed on the night so please ensure you're happy with what you've ordered. Here is the menu... - https://www.marketcrosspubdunstable.co.uk/menus/dasher-carvery-2019-festive-fayre-display/ . We look forward to seeing you there!

12pm or in your own time

Saturday 14th December 2019
Aldbury Amble
Half-day walk
Olwen 07415334251

Starting at Tom’s Hill Car park, we will walk by Northchurch Common and down the hill towards Cow Roast. Then along Grand Union Canal to Tring Station and up to Aldbury before returning up hill back to our starting point.

Meet Priory at 10.00 am
Distance miles 6/7 approx Return 2.30/3.00pm approx


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