15 August, 2007
Dame Kelly Holmes joins The Caravan Club to put caravanning on the podium
Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes to appear at International Caravan & Motorhome 2007
Britain's double Olympic gold medallist and Caravan Club member Dame Kelly Holmes, will be appearing at this year's International Caravan & Motorhome 2007 (16-21 October, NEC Birmingham). As a recent member of The Caravan Club, Dame Kelly is sure to enjoy this award-winning event for all caravan and motorhome enthusiasts and novices alike.
Dame Kelly is now one of many celebrities choosing caravanning as a way of unwinding from everyday pressures. As someone who makes a living from being active, this increasingly popular form of holidaying provides her with the opportunity to combine relaxation with outdoor activity.
Dame Kelly comments: " I' ve recently joined The Caravan Club and I can' t wait to hitch up and head off for a break. For me caravanning is the ideal holiday as I can come and go at a moment's notice and don> '> t have to worry about making bookings months in advance. I'm really looking forward to being at the International Caravan & Motorhome 2007 show. "
Dame Kelly is well known for her athletic success and charity work, but she is also the National School Sport Champion, a role which involves visiting schools and events for teachers and young people up and down the country, encouraging children and adults alike to get into sport.
With Dame Kelly's focus as National School Sport Champion on inspiring and motivating people to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle, International Caravan and Motorhome 2007 is somewhere she will meet many like-minded people.
According to research released by The Caravan Club, over a third of caravanners take their bicycle on holiday and more still enjoy past-times such as walking, rambling, hiking and golf.
The International Caravan & Motorhome 2007 is the only place to go for caravanners who want to see brand new exclusive caravan and motorhome 2008 models for the very first time, make a purchase and have it delivered in time for the new season. It truly is the one-stop shop for all caravan and motorhome lovers. The event is a great family day out for enthusiasts, budding cara-fans and children. There is a free crèche at the weekend and a kids' area to keep them entertained. With free onsite parking, free entrance for kids under the age of 16 and the official show guide included in the price of a ticket, International Caravan & Motorhome 2007 is real value for money.