Welcome

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.

Contacts:

Eila Goss: 07964 291892
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Alan Plumley: 01582 752864
Lesley Grierson-Hill: 01582 660135
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 01582 865966
Roger Pepworth: 01582 538414

enquiries@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

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

Next 11 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Thursday 5th May 2016
Wheathampstead
David 07477004170
Busway A bus to Luton Station Interchange then 09.30 636 bus to Wheathampstead. Walk to Luton to catch bus back to Dunstable.

08.50 at Asda bus stop.
About 11 ml. Return about 16.00

Saturday 7th May 2016
View of Deacon Hill.
Half-day Walk
Mike 07594577129
Starting from  Pirton we ascend the chalk downs to Deacon Hill & descend via High Down House back to Pirton. Classed as a medium to hard walk with some hills. Possible pub stop at the end. Please advise Mike If you wish to meet elsewhere.

Meet 9.30am at Priory School.
Return between 1-2 pm.
Distance approx 7 miles

Sunday 8th May 2016
College Lake/canal walk
Short/easy walk
Peter 07732 418260
Walk round College Lake Bird Sanctuary with canal extension. Some slight inclines. Cafe open but bring food for an early summer picnic.

1.30 am at Yum Yum
Return approx. 5.30pm
Distance about 4.5 -5 mls

Sunday 8th May 2016
The Far Side of Berkhamsted
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Berkhamsted, looping out to include Whelpley Hill and Ashley Green.

09.30 at Yum Yum.
About 12 ml. Return about 17.30.

Tuesday 10th May 2016
Committee Meeting
Eila 07964291892 or
Dion 07908858023
General Meeting to discuss club matters. Ask Dion if you would like to see the Agenda (or suggest a topic), please  anyone interested is welcome to come and watch the proceedings.

7.30 p.m. Dunstable Fire Station, Brewers Hill Road. LU6 1AA

Wednesday 11th May 2016
Circular from Dunstable
Midweek Walk
Mike 07594577129
A circular from The Yum Yum  taking in a variety of paths etc. Classed a easy to medium walk with some hills.

Outside the Yum Yum cafe at 9.30am.
Return by 1.30pm.
Distance 5-6 miles.

Thursday 12th May 2016
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ ml. Finish about 16.30.

Thursday 12th May 2016
Slide Show
Social
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 14th May 2016
Ouse Valley Way
Circular Day Walk
Les 07866858992
An easy walk along the river Great Ouse. Circular day walk from Willington to Tempsford returning through Blunham and Great Barford.

Meet 09.30 at Priory school
10 miles return about 16.30

Sunday 15th May 2016
Navigators Way
Half-day Walk
Eila 07964291892
Pleasant fairly level walk based on River Ivel Navigation Channel between Shefford and Stanford which provides food for many fish, insects, birds and mammals (Wont guarantee otters, stoats, weasels, kingfishers or butterflies).  Should be a pub stop along the way.

Priory School 10.00
7-8 miles. Return about 3.30

Thursday 19th May 2016
St Albans
David 07477004170
34 bus to St Albans rail station. Walk to Flamstead/Markyate, then bus back to Dunstable.

09.00 at Asda bus stop.
About 12 ml. Finish about 16.00.

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