Press Releases

Estate farmhouse stars in new comedy series

A thatched farmhouse in East Devon, owned by Clinton Devon Estates, will feature in a new comedy series to be broadcast on Sky Atlantic this spring.

Gold at the national WhatHouse? Awards

We are proud to report that “Horizon”, our new homes development in Budleigh Salterton, has been awarded a Gold at the prestigious What House? Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Bicton Arena scoops prestigious national awards

Bicton Arena scooped two prestigious honours at the Eventing Riders Association's annual awards with manager Helen West named Organiser of the Year for the second year in succession and the venue winning the Social Media prize.

East Devon's historic Otterton Mill welcomes the Wright family

A well-known Exmouth family have become the new business tenants of East Devon’s award-winning Otterton Mill, owned by Clinton Devon Estates.

Estates Director presents at national farming conference

John Varley, Estates Director for Clinton Devon Estates has taken part in a panel discussion at the Oxford Real Farming Conference.

Vital research into affordable housing need in East Devon parish

An East Devon landowner has had to take the unusual step of privately funding a study into affordable housing need across one of its local parishes.

Woods Foreman retires after 43 years of service

One of Clinton Devon Estates longest serving employees, Graham Heaman, retires after 43 years of service at the end of September.

Clinton Devon Estates presented with third Queen's Award

The Lord Lieutenant of Devon, David Fursdon, has presented Lord Clinton and John Varley of Clinton Devon Estates with a third Queen’s Award for Enterprise at a ceremony at the organisation’s Rolle Estates Office headquarters in East Budleigh East Devon.

Taylor Wimpey announced as Plumb Park development partner

Clinton Devon Estates has announced a joint venture partnership with Taylor Wimpey Exeter to deliver the first stage of the prestigious Plumb Park development in Exmouth.

Celebrate the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths during Heath Week

Sunday 26th July marks the start of East Devon Pebblebed Heath Week running from 26th July – 31st July 2015, a celebration of East Devon's heathland heritage.

…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

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

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892