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Grazing trial at Dalditch Plantation

A herd of Devon Reds have been introduced to graze an area of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths as part of a year long trial into sustainable land management

Spinning Tales of the Past

Spinning Tales of the Past

Business Thrives at Liverton Park

The recent opening of Carpet Right at Exmouth's Liverton Business Park marks the final stage of the out of town development which began in the early 1990s

East Devon school children really know their onions

Tins of pineapple chunks and packets of chocolate biscuits will this year be a thing of the past at the harvest festival celebrations of two East Devon schools thanks to Clinton Devon Estates

Rare Breed grazing trial at Dalditch Plantation

Rare breeds of ponies or cattle could be introduced to an area of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths as part of a sustainable management programme

Marine recruits pick up litter on Woodbury Common

More than 100 marine recruits from the Commando Training Centrea at Lympstone spent several hours picking up litter on their annual end of term litter pkck on Woodbury Common

New Plans raise hopes for more employment opportunities in Exmouth

New Plans raise hopes for more employment opportunities in Exmouth

East Devon Heath Week

East Devon Heath Week

Clinton Devon Estates' winning ways continue with Beacon Award

Clinton Devon Estates, one of the most prestigious landed estates in the South West comprising over 25,000 acres, has continued its winning ways in becoming the latest high profile business to be awarded Beacon status

Devon "Castle" to get Spring Makeover

Devon "Castle" to get Spring Makeover

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

…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

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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