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 or
contact us at:

David Dumpleton: 01582 607318
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Don Snoad: 01582 601852.
Eila Goss 01582 731026
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
Thursday 17th April 2014
Wetherspoon Wander
Day Walk
Agree where to walk over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two...

9.00 am at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ miles and a finish about 4.30 pm.

Thursday 17th April 2014
Easter in Western Lake District.
Don 01582 601852
Fully booked.

Saturday 19th April 2014
Watch Boggies website for possible additional walk.

Sunday 20th April 2014
Watch Boggies website for possible additional walk.

Monday 21st April 2014
Totternhoe Knolls Nature Reserve
Short/Easy Walk
Peter Jackson 07732 418260
Easter Monday. Short, fairly easy walk, good paths but several slopes, few stiles. The route passes Castle Mound and Maiden Bower Iron Age hill fort  where we may make short detours.

Meet at 9.30 at Yum Yum car park
4 miles. Return 1.00-1.30pm

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Wetherspoons Steak Night
Just Turn up or 07964291892
Steak dinner INCLUSIVE of a drink for about £7 or choose from a varied and inexpensive menu ranging from vegetarian and salads, to burgers, and jacket potatoes. You could just join us for drinks.

7.30 at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.

Thursday 24th April 2014
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides.  All welcome.

Meet: 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable 8.00pm
Finish: 9.30pm

Thursday 24th April 2014
Studham to St Albans
Day Walk
David 01582607318
Bus to Studham Red Lion then walk via Stags End, Church End and Punch Bowl Lane to St Albans. Aiming for 15.57 34 bus in St Peter's St.

09.00 at Asda bus stop for 09.06 X31.
About 13 miles.

Saturday 26th April 2014
Soulbury Circular.
Half-day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
We walk from Soulbury to Stewkley and back.  Hopefully we will have time for a swift half in the pub at Stewkley.

Meet at French's Ave.
Meet at 09.30
Return at 13.30 approx
Distance 6/7 miles

Sunday 27th April 2014
A circular walk in and around Bidwell and Wingfield
Day Walk
Les Price 07866858992
A circular walk from French's Avenue taking in Bidwell, Chalton, Fancott and Wingfield.

Meet at French's Ave,
Meet at 09.30
Return 15.30 approx
Distance 12 miles

Monday 28th April 2014
Photo and slide evening
Slideshow evening.
Don Snoad 01582 601852 or Eila Goss 01582731026
A chance to look at slides and photos of recent trips and walks.

Meet at Dunstable Fire Station 07.30
Brewers Hill Rd. Dunstable LU6 1AA


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