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.

Contacts:

Eila Goss 07964291892
Alan Plumley: 07957 438153
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095
enquiries@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

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

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Saturday 25th January 2020
Bramingham wood upper sundon walk
Day Walk
Peter 07547893704
Walk from Bramingham through Upper Sundon hopefully  with pub stop at Chequers in Streatly. A few steps and inclines will be included.

Meet at Priory Academy Britain St. LU5 4JA at 9.30
Approx 10 miles return before 4 p.m.

Sunday 26th January 2020
Ver Source walk
Short walk
Eila 07964281892
Starting at Markyate towards Kensworth back along Caddington Common. Fairly easy flat walk.

Meet 9.30 at Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Meet at 9.30 am
4-6 miles depending on the conditions return about 2 pm

Wednesday 29th January 2020
Edlesborough/College Lake
Easy walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
61A bus to Edlesborough walk via Ivinghoe, Pitstone to College Lake
Refreshments Ivinghoe/College Lake
Return.61 bus at 12.34 p.m. from College Lake

9.05 a.m. at Yum Yum bus stop West Street
1.15/1.30
5/6 miles

Thursday 30th January 2020
Wetherspoon Wander
David 07477004170
Meet for tea/coffee in the Gary Cooper. Circular walk from there towards Chalton, Chalgrave, Tebworth.

09.00 in the Gary Cooper
About 12 ml

Thursday 30th January 2020
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 1st February 2020
Ashridge Wander
Day walk.
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
We start at Tom's Car Park in Ashridge. We walk in and around paths in Ashridge and going to the outskirts of Berkhamsted before returning.

Meet at Priory Academy Britain St. LU5 4JA at 9.30 am.
Return 3.30 approx.
Distance 8/9 miles.

Sunday 2nd February 2020
Edlesborough
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Edlesborough recreation ground. Takes in Ivinghoe Beacon, Ashridge, Ivinghoe.

Meet 09.30 Wilko/Ashton Sq. car park off Icknield St.
About 12 ml.

Thursday 6th February 2020
Luton
David 07477004170
09.15-ish busway bus to Luton station. Wander back to Dunstable.

09.05 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml.

Saturday 8th February 2020
Thames Path. Part 2
Greenwich to Blackfriars
Day Walk in London.
Olwen 07415334251
The walk starts at Greenwich Railway station. Catch either 9.09 at Leagrave, 9.12 at Luton or 9.16 at Luton Airport Parkway.
We will wander through Greenwich Park passing the Maritme Museum and Queens House to join theThames Path by the Cutty Sark. Following the path through a range of docks and a city farm, to Tower Bridge, a Cathedral, Shakespearean Theatre and Modern Art Gallery; finishing at Blackfriars.

9.12 Leagrave or 9.16 Parkway Station
Distance 8/9 miles

Sunday 9th February 2020
Markyate and Studham
Half-day ramble
Don Snoad. 01582 601852
This slow paced ramble starts in Markyate and goes to Buckwood Scrubs and Hollywell, before proceeding to Studham. Return to Markyate via Roe End.  Bring your own refreshments - we will probably be too early for the Red Lion at Studham.

Meet 9.30 at Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Meet at 9.30 am
Return about 1.30 pm
Distance 5 miles approx.

Wednesday 12th February 2020
Redbourn to St Albans
Mikes Midweek Walk
Mike 07594 577129
Starting off at The Coffee on the Green Redbourn ,we will follow part of the Nicky line before walking the Ver Valley path to Verulam Park St Albans via Redbournberry Mill. Please note this walk can be muddy in places so expect to get your boots dirty.
Returning from St Albans on a no 34 Bus back to Dunstable.
Classed as a easy walk.
PLEASE CALL ME IF YOU WISH TO JOIN ON ROUTE.

Meet 9.00am at the West ST Bus stop to pick up the 9.05am no 34 to St Albans.
Return by 4pm.
Distance max 5 miles

Thursday 13th February 2020
Leighton Buzzard
David 07477004170
09.30 F70 bus to Leighton Buzzard Station. Walk back to Dunstable.

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

Saturday 15th February 2020
Walk from Sharpenhoe clappers
Short or intermediate walk
Peter 07547893704
Walking along the John Bunyan trail through Harlington nurseries  with probable pub stop at Pulloxhill.

Meet at Priory Academy Britain St. LU5 4JA at 9.30
6 to 8 miles returning about 3 p.m.

Sunday 16th February 2020
Ashridge
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Ashridge visitor centre. Goes as far as Berkhamsted.

Meet 09.30 Wilko/Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
About 12 ml

Wednesday 19th February 2020
Committee Meeting
Carolyn Cooper 07495950551
Contact Carolyn for details if you would like to attend.


Thursday 20th February 2020
Wetherspoon Wander
Meet in the Gary Cooper. Chat over tea/coffee while deciding where today's wander will be.

09.00 in the Gary Cooper
About 12 ml

Friday 21st February 2020
Henman Bunkhouse
Weekend away
Julian Clark-Lowes 07979435856
A short weekend at Henman Bunkhouse.
Two nights away, simple dormitory accommodation, possibility of BnB nearby in Dorking, Gomshall or other. We have 10 people going so accommodation should be £22.50 pppn. There are still a few places available. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/henman-bunkhouse-at-leith-hill    More images


Saturday 22nd February 2020
Wendover Woods
Day Walk
Alan 07957438153
This well known circular route through the woods and surrounding countryside is undulating with several steep climbs and descents. The walk route takes us past Aston Hill Place, Drayton Manor, Pavis Wood, Hastoe, and an Iron Age fort Embankment at Cholesbury (view on wikipedia).  After a visit to the green and the Full Moon pub we return to the woods past Hale Farm.  There is a short cut available from Pavis wood reducing the walk to about five miles.

9.30 Priory School
4pm 12 mls

Sunday 23rd February 2020
Berkhampstead walk
Short Walk
Bessie
07517318128 bessierogers@uwclub.net
The walk  starts by the castle at Berkhamsted, taking in the waterways.

Meet at Wilko Ashton Sq car park off Icknield St.
Meet at 9.30 am
Approx 6 miles. Return around lunch time

Wednesday 26th February 2020
Bulbourne circular walk
Medium walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
61A bus to Bulbourne. Walk via GU canal continue Aylesbury Branch Arm to Wilstone then via the reservoirs along Wendover Arm Branch GU canal back to Bulbourne.
Couple of stiles and expect mud, generally level ground
Refreshments Meads Farm
Return 61 bus 2.30 p.m. to Dunstable

9.05 at YumYum bus stop West Street
3.15/3.30 p.m.
8 miles

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