Press Releases

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

English Heritage gives stamp of approval to restoration of East Devon folly

our legacy for the future

Clinton Devon Estates opens new canal path on well-known Tarka Trail route

a lasting, accessible and engaging legacy for users of the Tarka Trail

Historic South West buildings paving the way to economic growth

Historic South West buildings paving the way to economic growth

Bradfords' official opening at Exmouth's newest business park

One of the UK's largest independent builders' merchants will mark its official opening in Exmouth with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday May 31st.

Estates team celebrate six awards at the Devon County Show

Estates team celebrate six awards at the Devon County Show

Historic East Devon tower folly is restored to its former glory

Historic East Devon tower folly is restored to its former glory

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.

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

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

…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

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