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.


Gill Morris: 07903 801203
Alan Plumley: 07957 438153
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095

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

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Saturday 15th December 2018
Campbell Park
David 07477004170
A circular walk from Campbell Park. Taking in Willen Lake, Great Linford, New Bradwell, Concrete Cows, Linford Wood.

09.30 French's Ave.
About 12 ml. Return about 16.30

Saturday 15th December 2018
Markyate Meander
Half-day walk
Don 01582 601852
A slow ramble starting in Markyate and going via Flamstead, Friars Wash and Pepperstock (refreshments), back to Markyate.

9.30 Priory school
2.30pm 6mls

Sunday 16th December 2018
Barton Hills and beyond
Intermediate walk
Jane Rouse
07513 956213
Starting in Barton we will climb up the hills  above Barton springs before heading off towards Pegsdon Hills and the Icknield Way. We then circle back to Barton via Hexton and hopefully a stop at either the pub or the tea shop

9.30 Yum Yum
mid to late afternoon. 10 mls approx.

Thursday 20th December 2018
Luton to Barton
David 07477004170
CHANGE OF MEETING PLACE. 09.15-ish bus to Luton Interchange. Walk to Barton via Stopsley Common and Hexton; finishing with a circuit of Barton Hills and Springs. Hourly 81 bus from Barton to Luton, then busway to Dunstable.

09.10 at Church Street (Winston Churchill as was) bus stop
About 12 ml

Thursday 20th December 2018
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Join Don as he looks back on the bygone Bogtrotters

8 p.m. at 2 Chiltern Rd. Dunstable

Saturday 22nd December 2018
Christmas Walk
Day Walk
Alan 07957 438153
A easy paced circular walk from Dunstable to Houghton Regis chalk pit, Sewell, Eaton Bray, We will be making a pub stop at The White Horse about noon. It serves real ales and offers a nice bar snacks menu.
After a leisurely return via Tottenhoe, we will then join other Boggies in the Gary Cooper for a jolly afternoon. Please advise me if you want to meet us enroute.

09.30 Priory School
3-4pm 10 mls

Sunday 23rd December 2018
Three Locks Circular
Intermediate walk
07415 334251
Three Locks Circular taking in Great Brickhill and exploring the woods and Heathland and a cafe or two around Rushmore before returning back to the canal and our starting point.

Meet 9.30 Yum Yum
Return between 2.30/3pm
8 miles

Thursday 27th December 2018
Christmas Hostel Trip
Alan 07957 438153
This walking-hostelling trip will be from Dec 27th-Dec 31st.   We will stay 4 nights in the newly refurbished Bath YHA. Alternatively, you can make your own arrangements for accommodation. We'll be walking in and around the city and visit pub/restaurants in Bath and Bristol https://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/bath. Please contact Alan soon if you want to book a place, ensuite rooms are limited. We will have a planning meeting nearer the time to arrange car-sharing and food/catering.

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