Press Releases

Gorse Bales airlifting video

Gorse Bales airlifted to save important wetlands

New Head of Property and Land appointed by Clinton Devon Estates

New Head of Property and Land appointed by Clinton Devon Estates

Contested Landscapes - Embracing your externalities

A land managers's perspective by John Varley

A future for land use in the Lower Otter Valley - by John Varley

A future for land use in the Lower Otter Valley - talk at Budleigh Salterton Public Hall 17 March 2010

Praise for fire and rescue teams but fears for rare Dartford Warbler

Clinton Devon Estates, owners of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, have praised fire crews, police, Royal Marines and RSPB and Estate workers who battled for over four hours to bring a major gorse fire under control yesterday

Second Queen's Award Recognises Clinton Devon Estates' outstanding sustainability credentials

Second Queen's Award recognises Clinton Devon Estates' outstanding sustainability credentials - 500 year old company is believed to be the oldest winner ever

Clinton Devon Estates working with BSJ to secure threatened South West Show Jumping Club events

Clinton Devon Estates working with the BSJ to secure threatened South Western Show Jumping Coub events this season

Gorse Bales airlifted to save important wetlands

Gorse Bales airlifted to save important wetlands

Devon Business Ranked 11th best small organisation to work for

Devon Business Ranked 11th best small organisation to work for

Accreditation for the Best Companies in the South West revealed

Thirty seven organisations in the region recognised in the 2010 Best Companies Accreditation

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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

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

…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