Press Releases

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.

Solar park hits major milestone generating enough energy to power 1,522 years of television

In little over three years, Exmouth’s Liverton Solar Park has generated a massive 20 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity – enough energy to boil 133 million kettles, power 28 million showers, or for 1,522 years of television.

Cattle grids allow herd to graze on East Devon heathland

Grazing cattle have been reintroduced to large parts of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths to help manage the unique environment more sustainably.

Otterton Primary School is named East Devon winner of this year’s Kingfisher Award Scheme

Worms play an incredibly important part in the food production cycle. They improve soil quality which helps grass to grow, which is consumed by dairy cows in vast quantities so they have the energy to produce up to 50 pints of milk each a day.

Cycling in harmony with nature and people

Devon’s mountain bikers have been working with conservationists to encourage fellow cyclists to be more respectful of nature, wildlife and people when they visit the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths (EDPH).

Clinton Devon Estates go pink for the Hospiscare Twilight Walk 2018

A team of keen women walkers from Clinton Devon Estates has taken part in the Twilight Walk in Exmouth.

Bicton Arena named Britain’s top show centre

Bicton Arena, in East Devon, widely regarded as the finest equestrian facility in the South West, has been named Britain’s top show centre by Horse & Hound magazine.

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

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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

…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