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.


Eila Goss: 07964 291892
Colin Meacham: 07835936793
Alan Plumley: 01582 752864
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
Thursday 2nd June 2016
Crown and Sceptre
Sylvia P 07587185176
Something a bit different for a Thursday. Catch X31 bus to Briden's Camp. Before walking in the Gade Valley order lunch for 13.30 at Crown and Sceptre. After lunch get the  16.22-ish X31 bus back to Dunstable.

09.00 at Asda bus stop.
About 7 ml.

Saturday 4th June 2016
Millbrook Circular
Half-day Walk
Mike 07594577129
A circular walk from Millbrook enjoying the peaceful woodland & surrounding views of Bedfordshire taking in the boundary of Centre Parc. Classed as a medium to hard walk with some hills.  A possible pub stop at the end.  Please advise Mike if you wish to meet elsewhere.

9.30am at Priory School.
Return 2.30-3.30pm.
Distance max 7 miles.

Sunday 5th June 2016
Tring to Wendover
Day Walk
Don 01582 601852
Starting in Tring we head for Aston Hill and Wendover Woods (tea-hut) and then drop down into Wendover for lunch. We return to Tring via The Hale, The Crong and Pavis Wood.

Yum Yum 9:30
Return 6 p.m.
Distance 11 miles

Thursday 9th June 2016
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.

Thursday 9th June 2016
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Friday 10th June 2016
Pegsdon Hills Ramble
Evening Walk
Jane Rouse 07789 652177
Make the best of the long summer days with an evening ramble over Pegsdon Hills and the opportunity for a chatty drink afterwards.

7:30 Out side the Live and Let Live at Pegsdon.
4 miles approx

Saturday 11th June 2016
Chicksands woods.
Circular Day Walk
Les 07866858992
A moderate walk from Clophill around Chicksands  stopping for lunch in Shefford and returning back  through Meppershall and Upper Gravenhurst.

Meet 09.30 at Priory school
Return about 16.30 12 miles

Saturday 11th June 2016
River Lea easy walk
Short/easy walk
Peter 07732 418260
Searching yet again for the elusive source of the River Lea .We start from the source of the River Lea in Marsh Farm and follow the beginnings of the river for a couple of miles round the edge of north Luton and the foot of Warden Hill. Largely flat. Option of pub stop at the end. 

9.30 at Priory School
Return 13.30 Distance about 4.5-5 ml

Sunday 12th June 2016
Flitwick. Two Moors Heritage Trail.
Half-day Walk
Olwen 07415334251
Exploring the moors and habitats which are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and also a walk through history.

Meet at Frenchs Ave. at 13.30
Return 17.30/18.00
Distance 5 miles.

Wednesday 15th June 2016
Studham to Ivinghoe.
Midweek Medium Walk.
Chris 07836 310262/ John 07840 819739.
Plenty of hills on this walk, outstanding forest walking with great views of Dagnall. With a compulsory stop for refreshments at the Monument Cafe. Before continuing on to Aldbury, Pitstone Hill & Ivinghoe.  We will catch the 9.06am X31 to Studham and return from Ivinghoe on the 3.15 pm No 61 to Dunstable.

8.55am at Asda
Return 3.45 p.m.
Distance 9-10 miles.

Thursday 16th June 2016
Fenny Stratford
David 07477004170
X31 MK bus to Little Brickhill. Walk to Central Milton Keynes taking in Willen Lake and Campbell Park. Catch one of the half-hourly buses back to Dunstable.

09.25 at High St North bus stop.
About 11 ml.


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