Press Releases

A minute’s silence for a friend

On Friday 15th July we will pay tribute to our friend Nicki Cooke, a talented and highly competent horsewoman who was due to compete at Bicton Arena this weekend but tragically died on Wednesday 13th July 2016.

Clinton Devon Estates cyclists clock-up the miles for Exeter cancer charity

A 14-strong team from Clinton Devon Estates will clock-up a combined total of 1220 miles to raise money for Exeter cancer charity Force when they get on their bikes for The Nello 2016 this weekend (June 26 2016).

How do rural estates contribute to the UK economy?

RICS Keynote Speech - John Varley

Public invited to join scientists for 24-hour farm BioBlitz

Scientists, naturalists and volunteers are teaming up to learn as much as they can about the plants and animals living on a single farm near the Jurassic Coast – all in just 24 hours!

Business expansion sees Devon based SJB Foods take on larger premises

A family-owned food distribution business which has seen year-on-year growth since it was established in East Devon 25 years ago, has relocated to larger premises just meters away from its previous factory at Clinton Devon Estates Old Sawmills industrial estate in Colaton Raleigh.

Estates ranger warns East Devon public never to touch “abandoned” young deer

Very young deer that appear to be abandoned in the countryside should never be touched, Clinton Devon Estates’ ranger Tom Garner has warned.

100 new jobs created as two national retailers move to Liverton Business Park

Over 100 jobs will be created at Exmouth’s Liverton Business Park with the arrival of two major new retailers in the town.

East Devon school children explore the Pebblebed Heaths to learn about habitats

Pupils from an East Devon primary school made the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths their classroom for a day to learn about habitats and countryside management from the team at Clinton Devon Estates.

Bicton Arena hosts International Horse Trials

Bicton Arena will host its second International Horse Trials this weekend at Clinton Devon Estates’ rolling parkland in East Budleigh.

New store is at home on growing Exmouth business park

Major national chain Home Bargains is to open its latest store on Saturday (April 16) at Clinton Devon Estates' Liverton Business Park in Exmouth.

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

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

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