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
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.

Saturday 8th November 2014
Stoke Bruerne
Julian 07979 435856
Explore the paths in and around the Grand Union Canal and Stoke Bruerne. Possible visit to The Boat Inn at the end.

Meet at Priory School at 9am.
Return 6pm approx.
11 miles.

Sunday 9th November 2014
St Albans & Gorhambury
Don 01582601852
A walk around Gorhambury Estate using permissive paths and visiting the ruins of Old Gorhambury House. This walk can tie in with the visit to St. Albans Organ Theatre (see next entry.)

09.30 at Yum Yum car park.
About 7 miles. Finish about 13.30.

Sunday 9th November 2014
St. Albans Organ Theatre
Eila 07964291892 / Eila_goss@hotmail.com
"That magical musical atmosphere that has been lost and forgotten in today's digital age. See and hear the fascinating world of mechanical musical instruments." A small unique museum run by enthusiasts. There will be a live, continuous musical performance of the various instruments, with descriptive commentary. £5.50 each or £4 if more than ten attend. Notify Eila if you intend going as they would like an idea of numbers.

1.30 pm at Yum Yum to be in St Albans for 2.15.
Finish about 6 pm.

Wednesday 12th November 2014
Marsworth to Tring via Cow Roast
07594 577129
A varied walk taking in canal paths, field paths & some hills. Refreshments in Tring. Medium walk.

9.30am West St bus stop for the 9.47 no 61 bus to Aylesbury.
Return by 3 pm.
Distance approx 7 miles

Thursday 13th November 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 13th November 2014
Slide Show
Don 01582 601852
Another retrospective show of Don's old slides.  All welcome.

8.00pm at 2 Chiltern Road, Dunstable

Friday 14th November 2014
Boggies Quiz Night
Joanne 01582 539534 or Eila 07964291892
£4 per person - this event is open to everyone. Teams will be of up to four people which can be organised on the night. Bring your own refreshments. Quizmaster will be Joanne.

6.45 for 7.15 pm at St Fremund's, Westfield Road, Dunstable, LU6 1DR

Finish 10.00pm


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