Press Releases

Beetles enlisted to save the spruce – from beetles

Spruce is one of our nation’s most important commercial tree species, and it’s under attack. The great spruce bark beetle was, scientists believe, brought to the UK among imported timber around 30 years ago, and since then has become an established pest in Western England and in Wales.

East Devon wildlife shortlisted for national countryside award

Farmers in East Devon are being praised for their “stellar effort” in helping the endangered Cirl Bunting to increase its population in Devon tenfold in the past 25 years.

River Otter themed walks in partnership with Otterton Mill

Clinton Devon Estates and Otterton Mill are working in partnership to provide a series of accompanied walks along the River Otter.

Tree felling to protect electricity supply

Tree felling work has taken place to protect power lines in Budleigh Salterton and is expected to be complete by the end of Monday 13th February.

New jobs as Toolstation opens its first branch at Exmouth’s Liverton Business Park

One of Britain’s fastest growing trade businesses has opened its latest branch at Liverton Business Park in Exmouth with the creation of seven new jobs.

Conservation expert to be appointed to manage one of Europe’s rarest landscapes

A conservation expert is to be appointed to manage one of the rarest landscapes and habitats in Europe - the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths.

Rolle Estate Office Christmas opening hours

Rolle Estate Office Christmas opening hours

Avian Flu

Defra update on Avian Flu

Top award for Clinton Venison

Congratulations to our Wildlife Ranger Tom Garner who has collected a top award for his locally produced Clinton Venison at the East Devon AONB annual forum.

'Open House' at new Harpford Units at Liverton Business Park

New units designed to support economic growth in Exmouth and East Devon are being unveiled at the Liverton Business Park.

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

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

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