We aim to provide regular walking and social activities in a friendly, supportive group.

Call it walking, hiking or rambling this is what the Bogtrotters do. Our members are drawn from Dunstable and its surrounding area. Our programme consists of local full and half day walks, midweek meanders, a varied social programme and trips. We organise walking weekends away and tours in Britain and abroad. We provide activities for all levels of walking ability. New members are always welcome. If you are thinking of joining our walking group – please read our Welcome Page and Guidance for those attending Bogtrotters events.

Contacts:

Eila Goss 07964291892
Julian Clark-Lowes: 07979 435856
Sue Jenkins: 07443 016095
enquiries@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk

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

We also have a https://www.facebook.com/groups/8745541170Facebook Page

Next 20 Events   to view the complete programme click here
Saturday 2nd July 2022
Ringshall Circular
Intermediate
Olwen
07415334251
Starting at  Ringshall Car park, we will skirt the edge of Ashridge briefly before walking to Little Gaddesden. We will then walk to Dagnall via Hoo Wood. We will leave Dagnall to walk towards Hog Hall and Ward Hurst Farm and back to our starting point.

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/12751833/3-july-dagnal-walk

Meet at Ringshall Car Park, Beacon Road at 10 am

or if you want to car share meet by Priory Academy, Britain Street at 9.25am

10am Ringshall car park or 9.25am Britain Street
7 miles
Total ascent 506ft

Thursday 7th July 2022
Hitchin to Luton
Wetherspoon Wander
David 07477004170
Meet at 09.30 at Luton Interchange for the 100/101 bus to Kingshott School, Hitchin.
Linear walk to Luton via St Ippolyts, St Paul's Warden, Whitwell, Peters Gn.
About 13 miles.
Bus to Dunstable or wherever.


Saturday 9th July 2022
London Docklands
Walk & Talk
Bookinggs@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk
A circular stroll of approx 4.0 miles starting at St Katherine’s Docks and taking in some of the remaining sights that made up the old London docks and East End. We shall take in quays, churches, pubs and ‘hidden’ items of interest as well as touching on a gruesome murder and the ‘ruckus’ that was the Cable Street riots. Don a pair of comfortable shoes and step back in time as we trail some through the richness of London’s Industrial past.

As this is a ‘walk & talk’ with quick visits to some old sites our numbers will be limited to approx. 8 people.

The suggestion is Saturday 9 July & Saturday 13 Augustso please advise if you wish to attend and if both dates are convenient please indicate as this will make for more flexible planning.

Plan is to catch the Bedford to Gatwick Thameslink train leaving

Leagrave                                    @ 09.25

Luton                                         @ 09.29

Luton Parkway                           @ 09.32

St Albans                                    @ 09.43



At Blackfriars we exit on the North Bank side (near the rear of incoming train) and take tube (Circle or District line) to Tower Hill station from where it is a short hop to St Katherine’s Dock. Please bring a packed lunch as we shall 'dine' en-route and at the finale there is the time honoured opportunity of taking in a Weatherspoon's hostelry for drinks and if needed an early evening lunch.



If you have any questions please advise via The Bogtrotters.

See train times above

Thursday 14th July 2022
Redbourn to Dunstable
Wetherspoon Wander
David 07477004170
Meet at 0900 at West Street bus stop (by Lombardo's).
09.10 34 bus (now a Red Eagle service) to Redbourn.
Walk back to Dunstable via Flamstead, Trowley Bottom, Markyate, Aley Green, Caddington.
About 12 miles.


Saturday 16th July 2022
Tring walk
intermediate Walk
Peter 07547893704
Walk through Tring park and using paths in and around Tring. The walk will involve Wigginton, Cow Roast, the viaduct and by Chestnut Wood  whatever path leads back to Tring. We are planning to pop into the Natural History Museum at the end  so those who do not want to join us will have to organise how they travel/ get lifts with.

10.00 Tring museum/Park car park. There appears to be a free carpark Carpenters Yd, Park St, Tring HP23 6AR
Approx 8 miles return time will depend on museum/pub stop

Saturday 23rd July 2022
BBQ details on email
Social
Alan 07957438153
Cliff and Alan have kindly volunteered to run the Boggies BBQ. It will start around 1pm on Saturday 23rd July 2022

Food will be ready around 2 p.m.ish . Please bring drinks and your own seating (optional), house slippers would be helpful.
There will be hamburgers, sausages, salads and desserts.


Cost is £8.00 per head which Must be paid by 1st July. Please text Alan on 07957438153 or email   alan.plumley@ntlworld.com to book by the deadline and please state if you're a vegetarian.

We look forward to seeing you there for a chance to catch up and some BBQ food, and lots of good company

1.00 Cliffs house West Street see email for details

Sunday 24th July 2022
Studham walk
Intermediate walk
Eila or Steve 07964291892



Walking  across Studham common towards Bury Farm , Clements End, Bucklands field, through Hoo Wood,  and back via Gaddesden Row where there are some very interesting allotments, and Gravelpit  and Great Bradwins Woods, and past home farm.  A not too difficult countryside walk with only a couple of small roads to cross.

10. a.m. at Byslips Road Car Park.
7-8 miles

Saturday 13th August 2022
London Docklands
Walk & Talk
Bookings@dunstablebogtrotters.co.uk
See 9 July entry for details and if interested let us know your availability for both dates.

A circular stroll of approx 4.0 miles starting at St Katherine’s Docks and taking in some of the remaining sights that made up the old London docks and East End. We shall take in quays, churches, pubs and ‘hidden’ items of interest as well as touching on a gruesome murder and the ‘ruckus’ that was the Cable Street riots. Don a pair of comfortable shoes and step back in time as we trail some through the richness of London’s Industrial past.

As this is a ‘walk & talk’ with quick visits to some old sites our numbers will be limited to approx. 8 people.

The suggestion is Saturday 9 July & Saturday 13 Augustso please advise if you wish to attend and if both dates are convenient please indicate as this will make for more flexible planning.

Plan is to catch the Bedford to Gatwick Thameslink train leaving

Leagrave                                    @ 09.25

Luton                                         @ 09.29

Luton Parkway                           @ 09.32

St Albans                                    @ 09.43



At Blackfriars we exit on the North Bank side (near the rear of incoming train) and take tube (Circle or District line) to Tower Hill station from where it is a short hop to St Katherine’s Dock. Please bring a packed lunch as we shall 'dine' en-route and at the finale there is the time honoured opportunity of taking in a Weatherspoon's hostelry for drinks and if needed an early evening lunch.

See above
4 miles

Thursday 18th August 2022
Chepstow Hostel Trip
18th - 21st August
3 nights away
Sue Jenkins 07443016095
We are organising a trip to Chepstow, the Greenmans backpackers hostel. We have stayed at this hostel before and had a very successful visit. We are planning 3 days of walking and Bob and Gwen, former members, who live nearby have offered to organise walks. They have kindly also invited us to a BBQ in their garden.
There is various accommodation. Please look at Greenmans website.Greenman website
All members have had an email regarding this trip. If you would like to go and have not contacted me please phone 07443016095


Saturday 27th August 2022
Great Brickhill Circular
Intermediate
Olwen
07415334251
From the centre of Great Brickhill we will walk up to the church and the make our way to the canal a near StokeHammond. We will then leave the canal to walk up Partridge Hill and explore Rushmere, Stockgrove Parks and  Rammamere Heath as we wind out way back to Great Hill.

https://explore.osmaps.com/route/12751570/2nd-july

Meet on green opposite the Red Lion ready for a 10am start. Or if you want to car share meet at car park on corner of Frenchs Avenue/Delco Way at 9.20am

10am oppositeRed Lion Great Brickhill or 9.20 Frenchs Avenue
7.5 miles
Total ascent 660ft

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