We believe engaging with the natural environment enables people to grow

Become a Friend of South West Lakes

Become a Friend of South West Lakes to support our work caring for the lakes you love, and receive free car parking at all of our lakes for a year. #ItsYourOutdoors, come and explore.

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Why volunteer?

Volunteering can bring a sense of belonging and open up a whole new world. Explore your outdoors while helping the environment and discovering new activities and learning opportunities.

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South West Lakes

Find out more about the lakes in the south west, support our work or plan a visit. #ItsYourOutdoors, come and explore.

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Our Impact in 2020

1,370 

people enjoyed our nature activities & events 

2,000 

volunteer hours generously given

60,000

people got on the water and went fishing 

200 

young people benefitted from our NCS programme

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