Press Releases

Members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors visit the Estates

Members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Land Team recently visited Clinton Devon Estates to learn more about our operations.

Dartmoor hill ponies with GPS to graze East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

A small herd of Dartmoor hill ponies fitted with GPS trackers is helping scientists to clarify how a centuries-old method of managing heathland vegetation with grazing animals enhances nature and wildlife habitats.

Third Queen’s Award recognises outstanding sustainability credentials

One of Devon’s oldest family businesses has received its third consecutive Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

Devon draws top international riders for three-day eventing trials

Stars of the equestrian world descended on Devon last weekend (24th-26th April) as Bicton Arena hosted its first International Horse Trials.

Budleigh Salterton new homes feature in national building journal

A mixed development of new and affordable homes on Clinton Devon Estates land at Greenway Lane in Budleigh Salterton has been featured as an architectural study in Architecture, Building, Contracting + Developing (ABC+D), a leading national journal.

Our support for the future of Exmouth

A statement from Clinton Devon Estates

International Eventing weekend to be held at Bicton Arena

Bicton Arena's staff and volunteers are making final preparations for Devon's first international horse trials, which will take place this weekend (April 24-26th).

Fresh vision for Exmouth's sustainable future

Clinton Devon Estates has unveiled a refreshed masterplan to support the sustainable development of Exmouth and help the town “responsibly and sensitively” meet the social, economic and environmental challenges of the next 20 years and beyond.

Fire and rescue on Woodbury Common

A fire and rescue exercise has taken place on Woodbury Common as part of national resilience training, which aims to coordinate national resources in preparation for major incidents.

River Otter Beaver Trial begins as animals are released into the wild

This pair of adult beavers were released into the River Otter on a sunny spring evening this week to join another three which have all been given a clean bill of health after being removed in February to be tested for disease.

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

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892