Professor David Bellamy OBE
Following the passing away of David Bellamy OBE in December, the Club has issued this statement.
Sabina Voysey, The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Director General, said: “David was our Club President from 2002 to 2013 and was an inspirational and popular figure with our members around the UK.
“His larger-than-life personality shone through to all who met him, while his passion for nature and conservation never dimmed. We are very proud to have called him ‘Mr President’ for more than a decade.
“David will be greatly missed and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”
The Camping and Caravanning Club’s past Presidents have included Captain Robert Scott of the Antarctic (1909-1911), and Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouts (1919-1940). Today, the Club’s President is Julia Bradbury, who took over from David Bellamy in 2013.