Donald Campbell Memorial
This modern slate memorial and bench is located on Ruskin Avenue, by the Tourist Information Office in Coniston. It commemorates Donald Campbell C.B.E. (1921 - 1967), land and water speed record breaker, who died attempting to beat his own speed record on Coniston Water on the 4th of January 1967. The memorial also commemorates Leo Villa O.B.E. (1899 - 1979) who was Chief Mechanic to the Campbells.