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.


David Dumpleton: 01582 607318
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Don Snoad: 01582 601852.
Lesley Grierson-Hill 01582 660135.
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
Saturday 31st January 2015
Post Christmas Lunch & Walk
Dennis 07966493699
Meal is booked for 13.00 at The Plough, Wingfield. The format and walk will be the same as previous years; you can walk or drive. Possible tea and cake at Houghton Regis church. Those wanting a lift can arrange that themselves. Choose from the menu and let Dennis/Sheila have your choice and payment by 17/01/15.

Meet at Priory School 9.30 am.
About 6 miles.

Sunday 1st February 2015
Dallow/Blows Downs
Steve Goss 01582731026
A circular walk starting at Blows Downs walking across to Dallow Downs, then up to Chaul End before returning along the ridge. Some super views of our local countryside.

9.30 Yum Yum
Finish about 1.30, approx. 7 miles.

Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Committee Meeting
David 01582607318

19.30 at Fire Station, Brewers Hill Rd, Dunstable

Thursday 5th February 2015
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

9.00 am at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ miles. Finish about 4.30 pm.

Thursday 5th February 2015
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides. All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable

Saturday 7th February 2015
Around Sundon Hills
Tony 01582658950
Route goes over Warden Hill to Streatley, Sundon Hills, Sundon and Upper Sundon.

0930 at Priory School
About 6 ml. Return about 1330.

Sunday 8th February 2015
Greenwich Park
Jane 01582 526780/07513956213
Starting by the Thames we will walk through the grounds of the Maritime Museum and Greenwich Park to the Royal Observatory before returning to Greenwich. You will then be free to remain in London or make your own way back via train or one of the river cruisers to Blackfriars.

9:15 Luton Parkway Railway Station
5 miles approx. Return late afternoon/early evening

Wednesday 11th February 2015
Tring Circular.
Mike 07594577129
A circular around Tring Park & surrounding countryside. Medium walk with some hills.

Meet 9.40 am West Street for the 9.47 bus to Aylesbury
Return between 2-3 pm. 6-7 miles

Thursday 12th February 2015
Hockliffe to Leighton Buzzard
David 01582607318
Hockliffe, Church End, Battlesden Lodge & Church, Potsgrove, Bushycommon & Kings Woods, Stockgrove Pk to Leighton Buzzard. 70/F70 bus to Dunstable, 1/2-hourly service.

0930 High St North for 0935 X31 bus.
About 10 ml. Return about 1600.

Saturday 14th February 2015
Eythrope and Waddesdon
Sandra 07801846351
Walk through Waddesdon Estate. Some hills and stiles. Lovely views over the Aylesbury Vale. Possible lunch time pub stop in Waddesdon village.

0900 at Priory School.
About 9 miles. Return about 1630.

Sunday 15th February 2015
Harlington and Pulloxhill
Les 07866858992
A circular route from Harlington heading north east and passing through Pulloxhill on the return.

Meet at Frenchs Ave at 9.30
Return about 2pm. 7 miles approx


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