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
Saturday 25th September 2021
Lilley Butterfield Green Walk
Morning Walk
Peter 07547893704
Freemans Avenue to Lilley and back, via Strip Lynchets and Stopsley Common, Butterfield Green and either the JB trail or by and on Galley Hill. (A packed lunch and drink probably a good idea although pub stop likely)

10.00 Freeman Ave, Luton LU3 4AD near Sainsburys and next to the Brim and Crown pub
Approx 8 miles

Saturday 2nd October 2021
Houghton circular Walk
Longish walk
Dave Kiddle 07534 446546
Parking in Houghton Leisure Centre, Bus stops for Z route (buses approx 15 minutes apart) next to meet point.
This is a circular route- Thorn, Tebworth, Wingfield, and back. Choice of 2 pubs on route, 1 at finish. Some paths are a bit overgrown, There are 7 stiles 2 which are a bit tricky.  You are welcome to text Dave to  let him know to expect you.

10 a.m Meeting at the entrance to Kingsland Campus, Parkside Drive, (opposite Brentwood Close) .What 3 words lands.behave.mugs.
Approx 9 miles

Sunday 10th October 2021
Redbourn and Heartwood Forest
Circular Walk
David 07477004170
Meet at 09.30 at Redbourn West Common car park.  Circular walk from there to include, Sandridge (likely pub stop), Heartwood Forest, Harpenden, Redbournbury.  About 12 miles.

A message confirming attendance would be good.


Wednesday 13th October 2021
Annual General Meeting
Secretary
@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk
Our AGM will take place on 13 October in the large hall at the back of Dunstable United Services Club, 160 High Street South, Dunstable. LU6 5HS. The meeting will start at 7.30 sharp. Our constitution requires us to have 15 people or 25% of members at the meeting in order to be able to conduct any business, so please do attend and if you do plan to attend can you let a current committee member know to help us prepare seating in the hall appropriately.
We need to vote for a chair, secretary, treasurer/membership secretary and outdoor co-ordinator and it would be good this year to have a social co-ordinator and some non role specific commmittee  members.

7.30 Dunstable United Services Club, 160 High Street South, Dunstable. LU6 5HS

Saturday 16th October 2021
Woburn Circulars
Short walk or Long Walk
Olwen
07415334251
This is a walk of two parts. The first is a 5.5 mile walk through Woburn Park and Milton Woods (which can be muddy) to the crossroads in the centre of Woburn. Then those who would like to stretch their legs further we will explore the paths west of Woburn making a 10 mile walk.  See map link.

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/9920006/woburn-a-walk-of-two-parts

10am Car park in Woburn
Either 5.5 miles or 10 miles

Saturday 6th November 2021
Ampthill Park & Houghton House ( with Millbrook extension option)
Short or intermediate walk
Olwen
07415334251
From Ampthill Park we will walk to and around Coopers Hill and explores parts of Ampthill before visiting Houghton House. We the head back to Ampthill Park. For those who want a longer walk we will walk to Millbrook Park and the walk towards Ampthill House and then back to the park. It will include some hills and may be rather muddy in places.
https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/10092504/6-november-21

10am Ampthill Park Car Park MK45 2GU
5 mile or 7.5 miles

Saturday 4th December 2021
Ashridge - Tring Station - Aldbury
Short walk
Olwen
07415334251
Starting at Barracks Square, Monument Drive, Ashridge, we will make our way to Tom’s Hill and head down to the canal. We will walk to Tring Station and then follow the Hertfordshire Way to Aldbury. From there we will make our way to the Monument via Little Stocks and Tim’s Springs.  Likely to be muddy. Total descent 511ft and total ascent 510ft.

https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/route/10124522/4-december

10am Barracks Square, half way up Monument Drive, Ashridge
6 miles.

Thursday 23rd December 2021
Cliff's Mince Pie Ramble
Short Walk & Social
Cliff 07766 958133 & 01582 673472
Cliff is hosting this ramble across the Downs/Whipsnade with a festive gathering at his house afterwards. Meet at Cliff's house 46 Tring Road LU5 5BU at 10.30am. A festive tea afterwards with mulled wine, mince pies and a log fire. Leave in your own time. It would be helpful if you could inform Cliff by Thurs 17th Dec if you are attending the social (to help with estimating the catering needs).

10.00am at Clock Tower or 10.30 at Cliff's House
12.30 5 mls

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