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.


David Dumpleton: 01582 607318
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Don Snoad: 01582 601852.
Lesley Grierson-Hill 01582 660135.
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
Wednesday 8th July 2015
Redbourn to St Albans
Mike 0759457719
Walking along the River  Ver to St Albans . This is an easy walk terminating in Verulam Park or if you wish for a longer walk St Albans Station.

10am at the West St bus stop to pick up the No 34 to St Albans
5-7 miles. Return 2-3pm

Thursday 9th July 2015
Wetherspoon Wander
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...

09.00 at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ ml. Finish about 16.30.

Saturday 11th July 2015
Barton Hills
Olwen 07415334251
A circular walk to Barton Hills, starting from Galley Hill.

Meet at Priory School 9.30.
About 6 ml. Return by 1.30.

Sunday 12th July 2015
Woburn & Eversholt
Mike 07594577129
A circular walk walk from Woburn taking in Eversholt. An easy to medium walk with a possible pub lunch stop.

10am the Yum Yum car park.
9 - 12 miles. Return 4-5pm.

Sunday 12th July 2015
Wheathampstead/River Lea
Peter 07732418260
A short easy walk from Wheathampstead along the River Lea and Ayot Greenway. Tea-shop in village at the end.

13.30 at Yum Yum
4.5 ml. Return about 17.30.

Thursday 16th July 2015
Redbourn to St Albans
David 01582607318
34 bus to Redbourn. Walk to St Albans via Harpenden, Sandridge, Smallford. Aiming for one of the frequent 34 or 231 buses in St Peter St.

08.55 at Asda bus stop.
About 14 ml. Return about 16.00

Saturday 18th July 2015
BBQ Appetizer Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
A half-day walk from French's Ave to give us a good appetite for the BBQ this evening.

09.30 at French's Ave.
Return about 13.30. 7 ml.

Saturday 18th July 2015
Bogtrotters BBQ
Alan 07957438153 alan.plumley@ntlworld.com
Venue will be Simon Plumley's garden opposite Dunelms store. Alan who will be cooking requires help with desserts, etc. Bring your own drinks and seating. £5 per head payable to Alan by 13 July.

5pm to 9pm

Sunday 19th July 2015
Wendover Wander
David 01582607318
We'll start from the car park behind Wendover library. The rest remains to be seen but there will be hills and wooded countryside.

09.30 at Yum Yum car park.
About 12 ml. Return about 17.00

Sunday 19th July 2015
Leisurely Mystery Walk.
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
Mystery walk of 4.5 miles. Come and explore a local village with lots of points of interest. Pub stop at end of walk for those who would like to partake.

Meet at the Yum Yum at 13.30
Return 17.00

Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Bow Brickhill Heath and Woburn Woods
Don 01582601852
An easy-paced circular walking from Little Brickhill.

09.30 High St North bus stop for X31.
6 ml. Return 14.30.


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