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
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 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Thursday 18th January 2018
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper
16.30. About 12 mls

Thursday 18th January 2018
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 20th January 2018
Winter Wanderland
Short/slow walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Let's have a short wander around Ashridge.  Nothing too difficult but it could be muddy/snowy depending on the winter weather.    If you wish to meet us there please contact Sue who will tell you the start place  for the walk.

Meet at Priory at 10.00
Return about 1.30.
Distance 5 ish miles.

Saturday 20th January 2018
Markyate
Day walk
Steve 07935273417/01582731026
Markyate circular 13 miles. Scenic walk along the Hertfordshire Way through Jockey End to Great Gaddesden returning through Flamstead and along the Chiltern Way.

Priory 9.30
13 miles

Sunday 21st January 2018
Wilstone Reservoir
Half-day walk
Don 01582 601852
An easy-paced and largely level walk around the Wilstone Reservoir and along part of the Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal. Refreshments at Mead Farm.

9.30 Yum Yum
1 pm 4 mls

Wednesday 24th January 2018
Edlesborough - College Lake
Short walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262 John Hannington 07840 819739
Easy walk Edlesborough/Ivinghoe/College Lake. Tea stops if required at Ivinghoe and College Lake.

9.10 YumYum West Street bus stop for 61 bus at 9.17 a.m. to Edlesborough
61 bus to Dunstable return approx 3.15. 5-6 miles

Thursday 25th January 2018
Redbourn
David 07477004170
08.48 35 bus to Redbourn. Walk back to Dunstable.

08.40 at Lombardo's bus stop West Street.
About 12 ml.

Saturday 27th January 2018
Dunstable Downs
Half-day walk
Don 01582 601852
An easy-paced walk going along the bottom of the Dunstable Downs and then climbing up to return along the top of the Downs via Chute Farm. We will make a tea stop at the Gateway Centre then walk down to the Tring Rd.

9.30 Priory School
1 pm 5 mls

Sunday 28th January 2018
Wheathamstead and around
Day walk
Alan 07957439153
A Circular walk from Wheathampstead taking in Ayot Green, Lemsford, Cromer Hyde on  variety of paths etc. Classed as a medium walk  with a pub stop at Lunch time.

9.30 Yum Yum
10 mls 3 pm

Thursday 1st February 2018
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper
16.30. About 12 mls

Thursday 1st February 2018
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 3rd February 2018
Ivinghoe Beacon
David 07477004170
09.07 61 bus to Ivinghoe Beacon. Walk via Ashridge (stopping at Brownlow Cafe), Whipsnade and the Downs back to Dunstable.

09.00 at Lombardo's bus stop West Street.
About 12 ml. Finish about 16.00

Sunday 4th February 2018
Incombe Hole Ivinghoe
Half-day walk
Don 01582 601852
An easy-paced walk starting and finishing at the Ivinghoe Beacon car park and going via Incombe Hole and Ivinghoe Village where will stop at the tea rooms. We then walk on to Ivinghoe Aston and the 817 foot climb back to the Beacon car park.

9.30 am Yum Yum
2 pm 5 mls

Thursday 8th February 2018
East of Luton
David 07477004170
09.10 A busway bus to Kimpton Road, Luton for a circular walk on the far side of the airport. Busway bus back to Dunstable.

09.00 at Asda bus stop.
About 12 ml.

Saturday 10th February 2018
Toddington Loop
Half-day walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Circular walk from Toddington.   We shall see Toddington, Tingrith, and Tyrells End.  An early Valentine walk so bring a friend if you want.     Some hills.

Meet at Priory School at 9.30 am
Return 2pm approx. 7 miles approx.

Sunday 11th February 2018
Figure 8 around Lily & surrounding area
Day walk
Sylvia Pidgeon.07587185176.
Starting in Lilley from the Lilley Arm Pub we walk a figure 8  returning to the Pub for lunch  & finally returning late afternoon . This would be classed as a medium to hard walk with a variety of hills & footpaths.

Note--  Mike Elliott  07594577129 Will be the contact at the Yum Yum but will require a lift.

I will meet you at Lilley.

9.30am Yum Yum car park.
If you wish to meet elsewhere please contact me.
Return 4pm.
Distance max 10miles.

Monday 12th February 2018
LAST DATE For Nominations
Eila_goss@hotmail.com
You should all have put in your nominations to Eila for the Awards Evening by now!


Wednesday 14th February 2018
Wendover Arm Aston Clinton to Marsworth
Mid week Walk
Mike 07594577129
Meet at 9.05am West St bus stop to catch  the No  61 to Aylesbury for an easy walk along the Wendover Arm from Wellonhead Bridge back to College Lake .

9.05am West St bus stop to catch the 9.17am No 61 to Aylesbury.
Between 1-2pm.
Distance 6 miles.

Thursday 15th February 2018
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper
16.30. About 12 mls

Thursday 15th February 2018
Slide Show
Social
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

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