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Clinton Devon Estates appoints new Nature Conservation Manager for the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths a

Clinton Devon Estates appoints new Nature Conservation Manager for the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths and Otter Estuary

Builders merchants Bradfords become first tenants at Exmouth's newest business park

Builders merchants Bradfords become first tenants at Exmouth's newest business park

Clinton Devon Estates' longest serving employee retires

Clinton Devon Estates' longest serving employee retires

Clinton Devon Estates first accountancy trainee is a success story

Clinton Devon Estates first accountancy trainee is a success story

Otter lake idea to beat floods

Otter lake idea to beat floods

Discovering the secret world of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

Discovering the secret world of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

Clinton Devon Estates' woodlands take top award

Clinton Devon Estates' woodlands take top award

Clinton Devon Estates response to Forestry Panel Report

Clinton Devon Estates response to Forestry Panel Report

Heathland Miracle Man Bungy Retires

Heathland Miracle Man Bungy Retires

Ringing the changes at Merton's Maltscoop Inn after 106 years

Ringing the changes at Merton's Maltscoop Inn after 106 years

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

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

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892