Press Releases

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.

Vacancy: Senior PA / Acting Office Manager (Maternity Cover)

Fixed Term, 15 month contract - Maternity Cover

Bird Atlas reveals widespread sightings of East Devon’s rare Dartford Warbler

Sightings of the rare Dartford Warbler, previously confined to lowland heathlands such as the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, have been recorded at higher altitudes and as far afield as the Midlands, according to the latest findings in the latest British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Bird Atlas.

Clinton’s Commando Challenge team raise £3000 for charity

A nine-strong team from Clinton Devon Estates took part in the gruelling Commando Challenge at the weekend, raising over £3000 for two local charities.

How ancient Devon woodland will help citizen scientists predict the effects of climate change

An intricate study of tree growth in ancient woodland in North Devon and Plymouth is expected to provide a template for volunteer scientists around the UK to help monitor the effects of climate change.

Liverton Solar Park Proposals

As landowners and land managers, we have a responsibility to do our part in finding sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels in the right place and at the right time to help the UK to secure 12% of its heat demand from renewable sources by 2020.

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

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