Press Releases

River Otter footpath reopens after culvert breach

Walkers in Budleigh Salterton will, once again, be able to use the footpath alongside the River Otter from Lime Kiln car park after it reopened ahead of schedule following extensive repairs of a collapsed culvert.

Historical military live grenade throwing to return to the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths this spring

A core component of the Royal Marines’ close combat training will return to the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths near Exeter this spring.

Show home opening marks a new community of homes in East Devon

Lord Clinton performed a ribbon-cutting to mark the official opening of Cavanna Homes’ new show home at Alfred’s Gate in the East Devon village of Newton Poppleford, near Sidmouth.

Apprentices kick-start their careers in construction at Exmouth’s Plumb Park

Seven apprentices are kick-starting their careers in construction at Plumb Park in Exmouth, the joint venture new homes development between Clinton Devon Estates and Taylor Wimpey.

“Use it or lose it” – organiser’s plea ahead of pre-Christmas Budleigh Salterton Farmers’ Market

The organiser of Budleigh Salterton Farmers’ Market has issued a heartfelt plea to the community to support the monthly event and save it from closure.

Horse riding in harmony with the heaths

Devon horse riders have joined forces with conservationists to encourage fellow equestrians to be more aware of nature, wildlife and people when they visit one of Britain’s rare, protected lowland heathlands near Exeter.

Devon beavers highly commended in British photography award

Wildlife photographer captures Devon beaver family for landowner’s project to improve local habitats and wildlife, and receives acclaim in national photography competition.

Granite topograph is the crown of Plumb Park

Lord Clinton was joined by local dignitaries and representatives of Clinton Devon Estates and Taylor Wimpey for the unveiling of a striking granite topograph on the top of Donkey Hill at Exmouth’s new Plumb Park development.

Clinton Venison is nominated for top national award

Clinton Venison’s Tom Garner is flying the flag for Westcountry produce in the finals of the National Eat Game Awards.

Bicton Arena Charity Challenge 2018

Jockeys, eventers and show jumpers will go head-to-head in an obstacle relay race this Saturday, September 8th, in aid of mental health charity Mind.

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

…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

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892