Press Releases

More than 800 species found at BioBlitz event

Nature-lovers flocked to an East Devon farm to discover more about the hundreds of animals and plants to be found there.

Clinton Devon farmers help Europe-wide climate project

Farmers from across Devon are helping scientists working on a pan-European project understand more about how long-range weather forecasts can help to preserve landscapes and support land management decisions across the globe.

National superstore opens at Liverton Business Park

Homewares superstore The Range has opened the doors to the newest store in its national chain at Clinton Devon Estates’ Liverton Business Park in Exmouth.

Clinton Devon Estates’ pedal power raises over £4000 for Exeter cancer charity

In a true test of team stamina, a group of cyclists from Clinton Devon Estates have pedalled over 1000 miles to raise well over £4000 for Exeter’s FORCE Cancer Charity.

Roman coins discovered on Clinton Devon Estates go on display at RAMM museum

A collection of coins from the Seaton Down Hoard, the largest discovery of Roman coins in Devon will go on display at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM).

Major study reveals 350 rare or endangered species are living on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

More than 350 rare or endangered species have been found living on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, a major new study has revealed.

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!

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

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

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892