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.


Eila Goss: 07964 291892
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Alan Plumley: 01582 752864
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 2nd March 2017
Wheathampstead to Luton
David 07477004170
09.02 A bus to Luton Interchange then 09.30 610 to Wheathampstead. Route takes in Bendish, Breachwood Green and Someries on the way to Luton for bus to Dunstable.

Note: late change to route.

08.50 at Asda bus stop.
About 12 ml. Return about 16.00.

Thursday 2nd March 2017
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 4th March 2017
College Lake /Canal walk
Short/easy Walk
Peter Jackson 07732 418260
A walk round College Lake Bird Sanctuary with some slight inclines. The cafe may be open, but bring food for an early Spring lunchtime picnic. Afterwards, a walk extension along GU Canal to Tring reservoirs with the  option of a drink after at the Grand Junction pub beside the canal. We expect to return about 2.30 or later if we walk the canal and visit the pub.

10 am. Priory School
2.30pm. 4.5-5 mls

Sunday 5th March 2017
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Woburn car park. Route includes Wavendon Heath and Apsley Heath, Woburn Sands, Apsley Wood and the Safari Park.

09.30 at French's Avenue.
About 12 miles. Return about 16.30.

Wednesday 8th March 2017
Hatfield line.
Midweek Walk
Mike 07594577129
We catch the 34 bus from West St Dunstable to St Albans then walk to Hatfield along the old Railway route, then a bus back to St Albans to catch the No 34 back to Dunstable.  Classed as a easy to medium walk on good paths. Refreshments are available at the start  & finish.
Let's hope we don't have the problems of cancelled buses this time.

9.00am West St
late afternoon. 6 mls max.

Thursday 9th March 2017
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper
Finish about 16.30. About 12 mls

Saturday 11th March 2017
Wheathampstead circular.
Day Walk
Mike 07594577129
A Circular walk from Wheathampstead taking in Ayot Green, Lemsford, Cromer Hyde on  variety of paths etc. Classed as a medium walk  with a pub stop at Lunch time.

9.30 am Priory School.
Return late afternoon. 10 mls max.

Sunday 12th March 2017
Tring Reservoir Walk
Half-day Walk
Eila 07964291892
Reasonably easy walk round Tring Reservoirs starting from Marsworth Village Hall HP23 4LR going along some of the Grand Union and through Wilstone Village. Possible pub stop.

9.30 Yum Yum
6 miles return about 2.30. Depending on pub stop(s)

Thursday 16th March 2017
Little Brickhill to Toddington
David 07477004170
09.35 X31 bus to Little Brickhill. Walk to Toddington via Woburn Estate. Catch 15.00/16.00 E bus back to Dunstable.

09.25 at High St North bus stop (opposite Nationwide)
About 12 mls

Thursday 16th March 2017
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 18th March 2017
Houghton to Toddington
Half-day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
This is a walk which starts at Houghton Hall Park. We can look at all the new improvements that have  taken place  over the last year in the park  We will then meander over to Grove Farm, Chalton, and on to Toddington.  Hopefully an opportunity for a drink in Toddington before catching the bus home, please bring your bus pass if you have one.

Priory School at 9.30 am
Return about 13.30
7 miles approx


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