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
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

Tuesday 29th April 2014
Committee Meeting
David 01582607318
Members are welcome to attend.

19.45 at Bird in Hand, High Street N, Dunstable

Thursday 1st May 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.

Saturday 3rd May 2014
Bow Brickhill circular
Day Walk
Sue Jenkins 01582 865966
Let's get lost in the woods today!  Hoping that we can get to Woburn and return to Bow Brickhill   with a wander through Buttermilk Wood,  Old Wavendon  Heath and Woods.  Pub stop at Woburn.

Meet at French's Ave
Meet at 09.30
Return 5pm
Distance 11 miles.

Sunday 4th May 2014
Tring Ring
Half-day walk
Sandra 07801846351
A walk from Aldbury taking in Tring Park and Tring before returning to Aldbury.

09.00 at Yum Yum car park.
About 8 miles.
Finish about 13.30.

Monday 5th May 2014
Walking the Battlefields of The Ypres Salient
Bob Reid
Fully booked.

Thursday 8th May 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 8th May 2014
Luton to Hitchin
Day Walk
David 01582607318
Bus to Luton Kimpton Road. Walk to Hitchin via Someries Castle, Wandon End, Mangrove Green, G/Offley, Charlton. Aiming for 1540 101 bus for return to Luton then any busway service to Dunstable.

0850 at Asda bus stop for 0903 A bus.
About 11 miles. Finish about 1700

Saturday 10th May 2014
Bluebell Walk.
Half-day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
No guarantees but we will go looking for bluebells and a sunny day as well !   In and around Ashridge.

Meet at Priory School.
Meet at 09.30
Return 13.30 approx
Distance 6 miles approx


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