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 5th September 2015
Golden Miles - Ashridge Boundary Trail
Sylvia P 07587185176
Come and support Sylvia as she leads her first day walk for the Boggies along this well-marked (?) circular route.

09.00 at Priory School.
16 ml. Return about 17.00

Sunday 6th September 2015
Golden Miles - North of Hexton
Don 01582601852
Morning walk from Hexton to Shillington, returning via Apsley End and Mill Lane. Opportunity to visit pub or tea shop at the end.

09.30 at French's Ave.
6.5 ml. Return about 13.30.

Thursday 10th September 2015
Golden Miles - Fenny Stratford to Leighton Buzzard
David 01582607318
X31 MK bus to Fenny Stratford. Follow canal to Stoke Hammond then across country through Hollingdon and Stewkley to Leighton Buzzard rail station for 70 or F70 bus to Dunstable.

09.25 at High St North bus stop.
12 mi. Return about 16.30.

Thursday 10th September 2015
Slide Show
Don 01582601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides. All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable

Saturday 12th September 2015
Golden Jubilee - Hostelling Weekend at Streatley YHA
Don 01582601852
You should already have booked/paid but there may be room for more.

08.00 at Yum Yum (if arranged with your driver) or 09.30 at Streatley YHA.

Saturday 12th September 2015
Golden Miles - Streatley Longer Walk 1
Don 01582601852
From the hostel to Mapledurham via Goring and Goring Heath. Back via Whitchurch, Gatehampton and Goring. Walk leader to be confirmed on the day.

09.30 at Streatley YHA.
14 ml.

Saturday 12th September 2015
Golden Miles - Streatley Shorter Walk 1
Don 01582601852
An easier paced circular walk from the hostel via Goring, Coldharbour, Whitchurch, Gatehampton, Goring.

10.00 at Streatley YHA
8 ml.

Sunday 13th September 2015
Golden Miles - Streatley Longer Walk 2
Don 015582601852
Circular walk from the hostel following the Thames to Moulsford, on to the Berkshire Downs to Aldworth then back via Thurle Grange and Lough Down. Leader to be confirmed on the day.

09.30 at Streatley YHA
11.5 ml.

Sunday 13th September 2015
Golden Miles - Streatley Shorter Walk 2
Don 01582601852
Circular walk from the hostel going over Lough Down, along the Ridgeway National Trail and returning via Moulsford Downs, Moulsford and the Thames.

10.00 at Streatley YHA.
9 ml.

Monday 14th September 2015
Golden Miles - Strictly Come Walking
Sylvia P 07587185176
Hard to imagine Sylvia without stiles. Even harder to imagine her without style. Come on this short walk between Dunstable and Totternhoe to enjoy what she's arranged for you this evening.

Special request: Let's have a party atmosphere - wear something gold and sparkly; bling it up!

18.30 at French's Avenue
5ml. Finish about 21.30

Tuesday 15th September 2015
Golden Miles - Great Offley Figure of 8.
Chris Mountain 07973876442
Based on two walks from Nick Moon's 'Chiltern Walks - Herts & Beds'. We start from Great Offley and head south-west to Mangrove Green taking in various woods and infrequently used paths. We return to Great Offley and visit Red Lion or Green Man for lunch. Then we head west and north to Lilley & Telegraph Hill with a little John Bunyan Trail & Icknield Way thrown in for good measure.

09.30 at French's Ave.
12 ml. Return by 17.00.


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