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. We also organise longer weekends away and tours in Britain and Abroad. Our members are drawn from Dunstable and its surrounding area. The group was formed in September 1965. Our programme consists of local full and half day walks, midweek meanders, a varied social programme and trips away. 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:

Gill Morris: 07903 801203
Alan Plumley: 07957 438153
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095
enquiries@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

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

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Saturday 24th August 2019
Great Offley circular
Day Walk
Les Price 07866858992
Starting at Gt Offley, going through Chalton, lunching
at Preston and returning to Gt Offley via Kings Walden and Ley Green.

Meet at Priory School. 9.30 am
Return 15.30
10 miles.

Sunday 25th August 2019
College Lake Circular
Part Day Walk
Peter Astier 01582 490085, 07547 893704
This slowish ramble starts at College Lake, Tring (no parking charges =  £3 voluntary donation ) and goes via Marsh Croft Farm and Park Hill Farm, and then across to Tring Station. Then it's along the Grand Union Canal to Bulbourne, returning to College Lake for refreshments.

Meet at Yum Yum/Wilko car park
at 9.30 am
Return 2.00 pm approx
Distance 5 miles.

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Flamstead/Studham/Whipsnade
Half-Day Walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
Flamstead via woods, Studham Commons with refreshments at Chris & Jan's house then continue to Whipsnade. Easy walk with slight ascents/descents.
34 bus Dunstable to Flamstead at 9.05 a.m.
40 bus Whipsnade to Dunstable at 2.10 p.m.

YumYum West Street 8.55 a.m.
Return 2.45 p.m.
Approx 6.5/7 miles

Thursday 29th August 2019
Milton Keynes to Toddington
David 07477004170
09.30 F70 bus to Milton Keynes (Mount Farm/Stadium MK). Walk via Caldecotte Lake, Bow Brickhill, Woburn, Milton Bryan to Toddington. 15.20 E bus to Dunstable.

09.20 High St North bus stop.
About 12 ml.

Saturday 31st August 2019
Ashridge Walk & Picnic
Half-Day Walk
Gill 07903 801203
Please bring food/drinks to share and your own seating (you can leave these in the car until the picnic). A leisurely walk through lovely woodland in Ashridge. Generally flat terrain. Start and finish at the visitor's centre. Option to just do the walk or just the picnic. Picnic starts around 1.00pm.

10.00am at Priory School or 10.20am at the Visitor's Centre.
5-6 miles

Sunday 1st September 2019
Wendover and Wigginton
David 07477004170
Circular walk from public car park behind the library in Wendover. Climbing to Wendover Woods and then on to Wigginton. Returning via Grim's Ditch and Icknield Way Trail.

09.30 Wilko car park.
About 12 ml

Sunday 1st September 2019
Membership fees now due
Julian 07979 435856
Please contact Julian with your membership fees.


Thursday 5th September 2019
Slide Show
Social
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Thursday 5th September 2019
Wetherspoon Wanderers On the Slide & Up in the Air
A variation on the Wetherspoon Wander - a trip to London to experience the ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide and Viewing Platform  and the Emirates Cable Car.

Meet 09.30 on the platform at Luton rail station for the 09.41 train to West Hampstead; Jubilee Line to Stratford; approximate 20 min walk to the Orbit. The time slot booked for the slide and/or viewing platform is 11:45. Leave the park at approx. 13:00 after lunch, etc. Take the tube/DLR to  Victoria Docks for a ride on the Emirates Cable Car across the Thames to the 02. Walk along the river bank to the Thames Barrier from where individuals can decide whether to return home immediately or extend the trip.

Contact Iain on 07779 963493 for more walk details.

Contact Sylvia on 07587185176 to book Orbit visit.
Slide and Viewing Platform £13.50pp (over 60) + £1 coin for locker. Viewing Platform only  £8.50pp. Check terms and conditions.

Emirates Cable Car £3.50p with Travelcard.

Off Peak Travelcard £18.55p with Senior Railcard. £28.10p without railcard. Return travel permitted at anytime during the evening.
Super Off Peak Travelcard £15.20p with Senior Railcard. £23.00p without railcard. Return travel not permitted between 16.30 and 19.10.



Saturday 7th September 2019
Golden Valley
Day Walk
Olwen 07415 334251
Walk through Ashridge Forrest to Golden Valley and on to Hudnall. Then on to Little  Gaddesden and back through the  forrest.

Meet at Priory School at 9.30 am
Return 2.30 - 3.00 pm
Distance 8 miles approx

Sunday 8th September 2019
Westoning - Pulloxhill circular
Part Day Walk
Don Snoad 01582 601852
A slow ramble that starts in Westoning and goes to Pulloxhill, returning to Westoning via Portobello Farm and Samshill Farm. .

Meet at Yum Yum/ Wilko's car park
9.30 am
Return 2.30 approx
Distance 5 miles.

Wednesday 11th September 2019
Little Venice to Green Park
Mike’s Midweek Walk
Mike 07594 577129
Catching the 9.35 am  757 from Luto Airport  to Lords Cricket Ground , walking along the Regents Canal to Little Venice & the Paddington Basin to Paddington Station. Continuing to Hyde Park where walk to Hyde Park Corner along the Serpentine. Subject to time we can walk down to Buckingham Palace & around the lake in St James Park. You have two choices to pick up the 757 back to Luton Interchange to catch a bus back to Dunstable. ( Hyde Park Cirner or Victoria Greenline stop )

Classed as a easy walk with plenty of refreshment stops on route together with toilets.

Meet 8.30am Winston Churchill bus stop to pick up the 8.40 am No A to the Airport.
Return late afternoon .
Distance max 5-7 miles

Thursday 12th September 2019
Toddington to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.59 E bus to Toddington. Walk via Harlington and Upper Sundon to Dunstable.

09.50 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml

Saturday 14th September 2019
Great Brickhill Circular
Half-Day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Great Brickhill, venturing into Rushmere and Stockgrove Park. Some inclines.

Meet at French's Ave at 9.30 am
Return 13.30 approx
Distance 6/7 miles.

Sunday 15th September 2019
Wheathampstead
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Wheathampstead car park (behind the Bull) taking in Peters Green, Kimpton and Gustard Wood.

09.30 Wilko car park
About 12 ml

Thursday 19th September 2019
Slide Show
Social
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Thursday 19th September 2019
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.

09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml

Saturday 21st September 2019
Westoning circular
Intermediate walk
Les Price. 07866858992
Starting at Westoning, going through Flitwick and Greenfield, and returning to Westoning via
the White House.

Meet at Priory School at 9.30
Return at 15.00
9 miles

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Steve mystery walk
Half-Day Walk
Steve/Eila Goss 07964291892

9.30 Yum Yum/Wilko Car park
5-7 miles

Wednesday 25th September 2019
Woburn/Leighton Buzzard
Medium/hard walk
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
Walk on Greensands Ridge path Woburn, Stockgrove/Rushmere parks, Grand Union Canal to Leighton Buzzard. Some inclines/declines and a stile or two.

47 bus Dunstable to Woburn 8.48 a.m.
Return from Leighton Buzzard using 47, F70 or F77 bus
Refreshments at start, middle and end of walk

Asda bus stop 8.40 a.m.
Return Dunstable 3/4 p.m.
Approx 10 miles

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