Historic Golden Eagle Winners

The Golden Eagle Award, an original watercolour painting by Guild member David Bellamy, is presented to a person who has rendered distinguished or meritorious service to the outdoors. The current holder of the award is on our main awards page, past winners are listed below.

2018: Not awarded
2017: Richard Fox
2015–16: Not awarded
2014: John Grimshaw
2013: Not awarded
2012: Dr Adam Watson
2011: Bill Bryson
2010: Jonathan & Lesley Williams
2009: Marion Shoard
2008: Sir Chris Bonington CBE
2007: W. R. ‘Bill’ Mitchell MBE
2006: (joint winners) Kate Ashbrook; Robin and Sue Harvey
2005: Doug Scott CBE
2004: Sir David Attenborough
2003: (joint winners) Alan Blackshaw; Cedric Robinson MBE
2002: John Cleare
2001: Tom Weir
2000: Irvine Butterfield
1999: Chris Brasher CBE
1998: Alan Mattingly
1997: Dr Rennie McOwan
1996: Walt Unsworth
1995: Ken Wilson