Over one million people from the UK explore the Highlands on foot every year, and there is no reason why you shouldn’t either. Trails exist for every ability level. If you'd like a little more comfort, consider hut-to-hut hiking, where no carrying of camping gear is required.
One of the best walks in the Derbyshire Peak District of England is Jacob’s Ladder; an old pack horse route with a short steep climb leading to a magnificent view of the vale (valley) of Edale. It is bounded to the north by Kinder Scout, a plateau described as being ‘full of strange stones and goughs’ I looked up gough, and discovered it is a channel or fissure in a peat moor; also known as a peat hag,