Support our work Become a Friend of South West Lakes Friends of South West Lakes: Play and Explore Donate By joining us as a ‘Play and Explore’ Friend, you will have a year’s free access to all of our lakes across the south west, and also receive an Explorers pack to boost your outdoor adventures. Your donation will help us to continue looking after the lakes and the surrounding countryside, from maintaining footpaths and meadows to developing new play areas that enable more young people to connect with nature. ‘Play and Explore’ Friends will receive: a welcome pack; a parking pass valid at all of our car parks (x1 single, x2 joint and x2 family); an Explorer Pack containing a compass, notepad and 'Little Explorer' badge for each child (see below); a gorgeous calendar displaying the lakes across the south west for the upcoming year (sent in autumn for the following year); an invitation to our Friends and Volunteers Celebration and other events, plus free entry to our Open Days; the opportunity to sign-up to our monthly e-newsletter to receive regular updates about our work. Friendship Donation Explorer Pack(s) Single £35 1 explorer pack1 parking permit Joint £50 2 explorer packs2 parking permits Family £55 3 explorer packs (please let us know if you have more than 3 children)2 parking permitsA fun '101 Things to do' guide To join, please click the donate button at the top of this page. Thank you for your support.