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.
Saturday 31st January 2015
Post Christmas Lunch & Walk
Meal is booked for 13.00 at The Plough, Wingfield. The format and walk will be the same as previous years; you can walk or drive. Possible tea and cake at Houghton Regis church. Those wanting a lift can arrange that themselves. Choose from the menu
and let Dennis/Sheila have your choice and payment by 17/01/15.
Sunday 1st February 2015
Steve Goss 01582731026
A circular walk starting at Blows Downs walking across to Dallow Downs, then up to Chaul End before returning along the ridge. Some super views of our local countryside.
Tuesday 3rd February 2015
Thursday 5th February 2015
Treat yourself to tea/coffee while discussing where to walk. May involve a bus or two...
Thursday 5th February 2015
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides. All welcome.
Saturday 7th February 2015
Around Sundon Hills
Route goes over Warden Hill to Streatley, Sundon Hills, Sundon and Upper Sundon.
Sunday 8th February 2015
Jane 01582 526780/07513956213
Starting by the Thames we will walk through the grounds of the Maritime Museum and Greenwich Park to the Royal Observatory before returning to Greenwich. You will then be free to remain in London or make your own way back via train or one of the river cruisers to Blackfriars.
Wednesday 11th February 2015
A circular around Tring Park & surrounding countryside. Medium walk with some hills.
Thursday 12th February 2015
Hockliffe to Leighton Buzzard
Hockliffe, Church End, Battlesden Lodge & Church, Potsgrove, Bushycommon & Kings Woods, Stockgrove Pk to Leighton Buzzard. 70/F70 bus to Dunstable, 1/2-hourly service.
Saturday 14th February 2015
Eythrope and Waddesdon
Walk through Waddesdon Estate. Some hills and stiles. Lovely views over the Aylesbury Vale. Possible lunch time pub stop in Waddesdon village.
Sunday 15th February 2015
Harlington and Pulloxhill
A circular route from Harlington heading north east and passing through Pulloxhill on the return. more