Press Releases

Funding boost for one of Devon’s top teenage cricketers

One of Devon’s top teenage cricketers has received a welcome boost to his fundraising efforts to join Devon’s Youth Cricket Tour on their annual Development Tour of South Africa.

George’s marathon run with family and friends raises thousands for cancer charities

Clinton Farms Manager George Perrott joined forces with his wife, children and two family friends to run the London Great Parks half marathon at the weekend, raising £4000 for two cancer research charities.

Two Golds for Clinton Venison in 2013 Taste of the West Awards

Clinton Venison is proud to have received two gold awards in this year’s prestigious Taste of the West Awards – for our locally produced venison sausages and for our loin fillet.

Rural family firms invited to join business growth pilot programme

Family-run businesses operating in rural Devon and Somerset are being invited to take part in a year-long pilot scheme which aims to boost the rural economy by bringing out the best in family firms.

Planning consent awarded for new homes at Plumb Park, Exmouth

to include an allocation of affordable housing as well as new public open spaces, woodlands and a much improved natural environment

Tackling the alien invasion

New film shows battle to protect East Devon’s river courses from invasive weed.

Planning consent for new homes in Woodbury and Newton Poppleford

Planning consent for new homes in Woodbury and Newton Poppleford

Planting work is underway at Budleigh Salterton's new allotments

part of a new homes and allotments development for the town

Pupils explore the East Devon heathland and learn about biodiversity

The heaths are very special, not only for the public open space used by many hundreds of thousands of people each year but also for the great wealth of rare flora and fauna

Clinton Devon Estates appoints equestrian Helen West as Arena Manager at Bicton Arena

a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something I love in a place I love

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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

– 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

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