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
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095
enquiries@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

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

We also have a https://www.facebook.com/groups/8745541170Facebook Page

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Thursday 5th August 2021
Thursday Teaser.
Silsoe circular
Testing out a new route
Olwen
07451334251
You are welcome to join me as I checkout an unfamiliar walk route starting at Silsoe and going to Pulloxhill, Greenfield and Flitton.  The route I have plotted is 6.5 miles, but today may be/take longer in order to workout route and correct any errors. So it will be a good opportunity for any one who wants to practice either their map reading skills or patience.
Click on the link to see the proposed route

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9323193/5-august

If you want to join me meet me at the junction of High Street and Park Ave at 10am. You can just turn up, though if you send me a text I will know to expect you.

10am by St James Church, Silsoe
At least 6.5 miles

Saturday 7th August 2021
Putteridge to Great Offley
Socially distanced walk
Olwen
07415334251
Starting at 10am we will walk from north west Luton to Great Offley and back. There will be some hills but we will take a nice steady pace. Meet at bottom of Selsey Drive, at the junction with Middleton Road.  Although you can just turn up on the day it would be helpful to know who is coming - do this by text to 07415334251.

Map of walk https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/8700735/3-putteridge-to-great-offely

10am. End of Selsey Drive
6.5 miles

Thursday 12th August 2021
Thursday Teaser
Ashridge, Dagnall, Little Gaddesden
Testing out a new route
Olwen
07415334251
You are welcome to join me as I checkout an unfamiliar walk route starting at Ringshall car park and descending to Dagnall and the ascending to Little Gaddesden via Hoo Wood (i.e. hilly) and then back to Ashridge. The route I have plotted is 6.5 miles, but today may be/take longer in order to workout route and correct any errors. So it will be a good opportunity for any one who wants to practice either their map reading skills or patience. I
Click on the link to see the proposed route

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9323693/18-august

If you want to join me meet me at 10am at Ringshall car park on Beacon Road. You can just turn up though if you text me beforehand I will know to expect you.

10 am Ringshall car park Beacon Road
6.5 miles or more….

Saturday 14th August 2021
Leighton Buzzard to Dunstable
Bus-walk
David 07477004170
A linear walk from Leighton Buzzard rail station to Dunstable via Wing, Mentmore, Eaton Bray.

Meet at the station bus stop about 10.00.   Suggested transport from Dunstable: catch the F70 bus from Dunstable (09.30 in High St North nr Santander - be there a bit early just in case...).  I intend to get the bus at the bottom of French's Avenue.

Please text confirm attendance.

 

About 13 miles

Saturday 14th August 2021
Galley Hill/Sharpenhoe walk
Intermediate walk
Tony 07594532429
Bramingham Galley Hill Sharpenhoe Clappers 9.2ml

 Circular walk  from Freemans Ave carpark Bramingham Park, to Galley Hill, Sharpehoe Clappers, Sundon Hills, with possible pub stop at Chequers Streatley 9.2 miles, Walkers to  please call or text Tony on 07594532429 .








10 a.m. Freeman avenue car park LU3 4BL
Approx 9 miles

Sunday 15th August 2021
Pepperstock and Caddington Walk
Short walk
Eila 07694291892





An easy morning walk. Going up to Pepperstock, (where there is Harpers if not too criwded ) Slip End, touching Caddington and back to Stockwood Park. There are also nice gardens and a tea room there if people want to use them. It is fairly flat, without stiles, but if we have rain it maybe a little muddy.





10 a.m. Stockwood park visitors centre
Apprix 5 miles

Wednesday 18th August 2021
Potten End Walk
Short Walk
Cliff 07766 958133
A walk from Potten End via Nettleden and Great Gaddesden. Some hills but nothing too serious.

Meet outside the village hall at Potten End at 10am.

If unable to get transport, ring Cliff to meet at house 46 Tring Road  at 9.30 and will and he will try to arrange a lift.

No limit on numbers.

10.00 Potten Village Hall
HP4 2QG
Approx 6 miles

Thursday 19th August 2021
Thursday Teaser
Upper Gravenhurst Circular
Testing out a new route
Olwen
07415334251
You are welcome to join me as I checkout an unfamiliar walk route starting at Upper Upper Gravenhurst and visiting Shillington and MeppershalThe route I have plotted is about 7 miles, but today may be/take longer in order to workout route and correct any errors. So it will be a good opportunity for any one who wants to practice either their map reading skills or patience.
Click on the link to see the proposed route

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9337304/tt19aug

Meet at car park at end of Recreation Rise, Upper Gravenhurst at 10am. You can just turn up though if you text me I will know to expect you.

https://goo.gl/maps/PoKjQtytk2n4ezHC9

10am Car park on Recreation Rise, Upper Gravenhurst
7 miles or so

Saturday 21st August 2021
Redbourn to Dunstable
Bus-walk
David 07477004170
Linear walk from Redbourn High Street to Dunstable via Trowley Bottom, Studham, Whipsnade, Dunstable Downs.

Meet at Redbourn High Street bus stop about 10.05.  Suggested transport from Dunstable: 34 bus from Asda at 09.33 - be there 5/10 minutes earlier.  Note that on Saturdays this service does not go along West Street and Meadway.

Please text to confirm attendance.

About 12 miles

Sunday 22nd August 2021
Harlington, Barton circular
Socially distanced short walk
Peter 07547893704
Walking to and visiting Barton Mill, where one can have refreshments in the cafe there, via Sharpenhoe Grove (small wood north of Sharpenhoe village) and the Chiltern Way, and retuning to Harlington via Sharpenhoe village and the foot of the Sharpenhoe escarpment/nature reserve for awhile, then across the gault clay vale along footpaths south of Willow Farm, . The walk will be about 6 to 7 miles, and there may be a slight hill and one or two stiles, but the walk is mostly level

10.00 Harlington village hall car park opp. the Carpenter's Arms pub Sundon Rd, LU5 6LS

Approx 7 miles

Tuesday 31st August 2021
Peters walk
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10 a.m. Allotments Church Road Streatley
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Thursday 9th September 2021
Thursday Teaser Preston Circular
Testing a new route
Olwen
07415334251
You are welcome to join me as I checkout an unfamiliar walk route starting at Preston and exploring the undulating countryside including Kings Walden Deer Park. The route I have plotted is about 7 miles, but today may be/take longer in order to workout route and correct any errors. So it will be a good opportunity for any one who wants to practice either their map reading skills or patience.
Click on the link to see the proposed route description

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9338145/tt9sept

Meet by The Red Lion, Preston for a 10am start. You can just turn up though if you text me I will know to expect you

10am
Red Lion, Preston
7 miles or so

Saturday 11th September 2021
Toddington to Dunstable
Bus-walk
David 07477004170
Linear walk from Toddington to Dunstable via Battlesden, Hockliffe, Stanbridge, Totternhoe.

Meet at Toddington Green bus stop about 10.17.  Suggested transport from Dunstable E bus from Asda at 09.56 - be there 5/10 minutes earlier.

Please text to confirm attendance.

About 12 miles

Thursday 16th September 2021
Thursday Teaser
Kimpton to Codicote
Testing a new route
Olwen
07415334251
You are welcome to join me as I checkout an unfamiliar walk route starting at Kimpton and walking to Codicote and back again via Ayot St Lawrence. The route I have plotted is about 6.5 miles, but today may be/take longer in order to workout route and correct any errors. So it will be a good opportunity for any one who wants to practice either their map reading skills or patience.
Click on the link to see the proposed route descriptioN

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9338805/tt16-sept

Meet outside Post Office Claggy Road for 10am start. You can just turn up though if you text me I will know to expect you.

10am Kimpton Post Office SF4 8PZ
6.5 miles or so

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