Natural England is an independent public body whose purpose is to protect and improve England’s natural environment and encourage people to enjoy and get involved in their surroundings.
Doughty’s vision helped keep this valley tranquil,
He was passionate about this project
and preserving industrial archeology
Doughty, whose father was one of the last survivors of those who took part in the great 1932 mass trespass on Kinder Scout in the Peak district, was rooted in Derbyshire and used to describe the moors of northern England as rarer in global terms than tropical rainforest.
His work left has left a generous legacy.