Wembury is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wembury Marine Centre welcomes visitors who enjoy the beach and Rockpool Rambling. Other beaches and waterside locations include, Jennycliffe, Turnchapel, Bovisand, Heybrook Bay, Hooe Lake, Oreston Quay and the River Plym. Rowing is available in the River Plym and Oreston has a sailing club. There is a large watersports centre at Mount Batten. Fort Stamford, Jennycliffe has a small swimming pool and gym. There is a large sports area at Staddiscombe with cricket and tennis at Dean Cross and golf at Staddon Heights.
The arboretum at Radford Park and woods at Dunstone and Radford are good places to enjoy the outdoors.