Press Releases

Pioneering scheme to support rural family businesses in Devon and Somerset is launched

A launch event has been held at the University of Exeter for a pioneering scheme which will bring international family business expertise to the tables of rural family firms and farms across Devon and Somerset.

HEATH WEEK: Adrian Oakes Photography - One Day Digital Photography Course

HEATH WEEK: Adrian Oakes Photography - One Day Digital Photography Course

Vacancy: Bicton Arena Events Centre Manager

Vacancy: Bicton Arena Events Centre Manager

Deer Management: The Estate's View

Deer Management: The Estate's View

Encouraging the re-emergence of the Silver Studded Blue butterfly

Encouraging the re-emergence of the Silver Studded Blue butterfly

New doctors' surgery, village hall and homes planned for

New doctors' surgery, village hall and homes planned for Newton Poppleford

Clinton Devon Estates submits planning application for new homes in Exmouth

Clinton Devon Estates submits planning application for new homes in Exmouth

World's leading business experts to help boost family business growth in rural Devon and Somerset

World's leading business experts to help boost family business growth in rural Devon and Somerset

Royal Marines carry out moor litter sweep

Royal Marines carry out moor litter sweep

Champions of the UK Farming Industry

Champions of the UK Farming Industry

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

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

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

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892