Press Releases

Family business growth pilot prompts vision for national research hub

A national centre for rural family business to be sited in the West Country is being proposed following the success of a scheme to boost the regional economy by providing family farms and firms in Devon and South Somerset with specialist advice to enable future generations to prosper.

Storm-damaged trees contribute to Estate’s timber harvest

Specialist teams have been brought in by Clinton Devon Estates to clear trees felled in February’s storms.

Clinton Devon Estates - in a nutshell

Even with over 700 years of history, Clinton Devon Estates are not looking back. We are committed to providing a better future for the people who live and work on the estates and in the surrounding towns, villages and communities in North and East Devon.

19th century poet remembered following the restoration of a lost landscape

A beauty spot on Clinton Devon Estates land in East Devon which is thought to have inspired a 19th century poet and hymn writer to compose some of his best loved work, has been marked for posterity.

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs visits the Rolle Estate Office

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Owen Paterson, has visited the Rolle Estate Office, in East Budleigh today (7th March 2014) where he met the Clinton Devon Estates leadership team who are responsible for the management of land and property across 25,000 acres of Devon.

Devon business is named one of the best places to work in the UK for the fourth time

The rural property and land management company Clinton Devon Estates has, once again, been named one of the best small businesses to work for in the UK.

Exmouth seafront covenants

In 2008 Clinton Devon Estates was approached by East Devon District Council with a request to lift all the remaining historic covenants to enable them to proceed with their regeneration plans for the benefit of the Town.

Going underground...the East Devon Way

A scheme to underground overhead power cables and enhance the landscape of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has been completed as part of a joint initiative between Western Power Distribution, East Devon AONB Partnership, Clinton Devon Estates and the RSPB.

Clinton Way provides South West Coast path link

A rerouted section of the South West Coast Path which crosses Clinton Devon Estates land at Seaton has been officially opened.

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…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

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

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

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