Walking, trekking, hiking, rambling ... there is no activity as simple or as rewarding as putting one foot in front of the other!

The mountains offer the challenge of getting to a summit or mountain pass and the reward of breathtaking panoramic views.

For families we can recommend some great walks with easy paths, gentle gradients, spectacular views and plenty of good places for rests, animal spotting and picnics.

There are countless day walks taking in ridges, cols, lakes and peaks. Or, if you want to go for a longer journey why not utilise the network of long distance footpaths that criss-cross the high mountains and go off for a few days staying in mountain refuges along the way.