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 22nd October 2014
Edlesborough to Marsworth
Mike 07594 577129
Walking from St Mary's church Eddlesborough to College Lake via Ivinghoe.
Cafe at the end. Medium to hard walk with some hills.

9.30 am at West St to pick up the 9.47 61 bus to Aylesbury.
Return by 2pm.
Distance 6-7 miles

Thursday 23rd October 2014
Leighton Buzzard Circular
David 01582607318
From and to Leighton Buzzard via Stewkley (South End), Wing, Ledburn and Grove.

09.10 at High St North bus stop for 70 bus.
About 13 ml. Finish about 16.30.

Friday 24th October 2014
Reminder - Organ Theatre
If you wish to visit the quirky St. Albans Organ museum on 9 Nov, please let Eila know as we will get a discount if enough of us go, and they would like to know how many are going.

Saturday 25th October 2014
Mangrove Green
Les Price 07866858992
A medium walk from Mangrove Green, just east of Luton, taking in Ley Green and Breachwood Green.

09.30 at Priory School
Return about 4.30 pm.
11miles approx.

Sunday 26th October 2014
Bessie 01582608624
Starting near Berkhamsted Castle route is on pavements, field paths and canal tow path with views of rolling chalk hills, 2 stiles. Plenty of choice of pubs or coffee shops in Berkhamsted.

9.30 am Yum Yum car park.
About 5 ml. Return about 1.00 pm.

Thursday 30th October 2014
Wetherspoon Wander
Agree where to walk over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two...

9.00 am at Gary Cooper, Dunstable.
Expect 12+ miles. Finish about 4.30 pm.

Thursday 30th October 2014
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides.  All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable

Saturday 1st November 2014
Reservoirs Circular
Mike 07594 577129
Starting and finishing at Marsworth taking in the Aylesbury and Wendover Arms. Possible cafe stop. Easy to medium walk. NOTE: expect car park charge.

9.30am Priory School.
To meet elsewhere call Mike.
Return approx 2pm.
Distance 6 mikes approx.

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Flamstead and Markyate Circular
Jane Rouse tel 01582 526780/07513956213
A walk across the fields around Flamstead and Marykate where the infamous "Wicked Lady of Marykate" set out on her career as a highwayman.

9:30 The Yum Yum
8 miles approx. Return mid afternoon

Thursday 6th November 2014
From the Magic Roundabout
David 01582607318
Walking from the Magic Roundabout, Hemel Hempstead via GU Canal, Kings Langley, Bedmond, Chiswell Green to St Albans; aiming for 15.12 or 15.57 34 bus from St Peters St back to Dunstable.

09.00 at Asda bus stop for X31 bus.
About 11 ml.

Saturday 8th November 2014
Woburn Park Stroll
Olwen 07415334251
We will walk from Woburn car park to Park Farm and through Woburn Park, passing Paris House, and into Milton Woods. Our return through the park will take us by Woburn Abbey back to the start of the walk.

Meet at Priory school at 9.30 am.
4/5 ml. Return around 1 pm.


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