East Devon's Heath Week 29th July - 3rd August 2012

East Devon's Heath Week 29th July - 3rd August 2012

East Devon's Heath Week 29th July - 3rd August 2012

A Celebration of our Heathland Heritage.

Family Festival Day: Sunday 29th July

This year's Heath Week includes a fantastic range of activities including Landrover Experience Safari Rides, Wildlife Walks and Reptile Rambles, Archeological fun, Storytelling, Willow Weaving, Pond Dipping, Mountain Biking, Nightjar Walks, and much more!

Some of the activities require pre-booking, so please contact us early to book your place.

Click here to view this year's  leaflet containing details of all the events and all you need to know about Heath Week.

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Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299