Press Releases

East Devon countryside is teacher Kate’s new classroom

Children and communities across East Devon will be able to learn more about their rural environment and speak to those who manage it thanks to the appointment of the first Countryside Learning Officer for Clinton Devon Estates.

Bicton Arena Manager Helen West scoops two prestigious national awards

The manager of Bicton Arena, the south west’s leading equestrian venue, has been recognised with two prestigious national awards for her outstanding work in course design and event management.

Tribute to East Devon villagers' World War One sacrifices go online

Tributes to more than 80 men from an East Devon village who fought in the Great War can now be found online.

New jobs created as firm opens branch at Liverton 2 business park

The manager of the latest firm to move to Liverton 2 in Exmouth praised the location of the business park as her company opened its doors there for the first time.

22,000 Roman Coins discovered in Seaton Down Hoard

A hoard of 22,000 Roman coins has been unearthed on land near Seaton in East Devon. The “Seaton Down Hoard” of copper-alloy Roman coins is one of the largest and best preserved 4th Century collections to have ever been found in Britain.

First families move into unique mixed housing scheme in East Devon seaside town

A unique new homes development specially designed to meet a pressing need for affordable housing and community allotments in a rural East Devon seaside town has welcomed its first new residents.


Vacancies at Clinton Devon Estates

Beavers: Clinton Devon Estates - September 2014

Beavers are currently resident on sections of the River Otter, having either been released into the environment illegally, or having escaped from captivity.

Online memorial honours Great War sacrifices

One hundred years after the start of the Great War the names of those who gave their lives in the service of their country can still be seen on memorials across the nation.

Dog walkers urged to pick up after their pets on Pebblebed Heaths

With almost half of the 5,000 people who visit East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths every day walking their dogs on the Commons, landowner Clinton Devon Estates is taking steps to help people pick up after their pets.

…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

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

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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