Love my outdoors

Lantic Bay with The Dodman in the distance

Lantic Bay with The Dodman in the distance

Love my outdoors is a scheme for people in the South West who want to make the most of their time outdoors and help to protect it for future generations.

  • Free car parking in car parks across the South West
  • Receive your inspirational South West outdoors guide
  • Help protect the places you love


Find the best places to cycle, swim or spot wildlife with your outdoors guide. Park for free at coast and countryside sites across the South West and know you are helping us to look after the places you love. Join in for just £3 per month. For details or to subscribe please call 0844 800 1895.

Explore our activity map

Want to know where you can kayak, enjoy a cycle ride or catch some waves? Our interactive activity map will show you the best places to enjoy your favourite outdoor activities in the south west.

My favourite places are all in the outdoors and not houses. I feel like I can support you through this and get good value for money.

Glenys Cates, Truro, Cornwall

Get a taste of the action

Hiking, biking, swimming, surfing ... there are many different ways people enjoy the great outdoors in the south west. Watch our first 'love my outdoors' short film to see some of them in action.

Outdoor events

From foraging and fireworks to canoeing and camping - however you enjoy the outdoors, there's an event for you. Take a look at our events page and search for outdoor events.