Press Releases

Clinton Venison is nominated for top national award

Clinton Venison’s Tom Garner is flying the flag for Westcountry produce in the finals of the National Eat Game Awards.

Bicton Arena Charity Challenge 2018

Jockeys, eventers and show jumpers will go head-to-head in an obstacle relay race this Saturday, September 8th, in aid of mental health charity Mind.

Solar park hits major milestone generating enough energy to power 1,522 years of television

In little over three years, Exmouth’s Liverton Solar Park has generated a massive 20 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity – enough energy to boil 133 million kettles, power 28 million showers, or for 1,522 years of television.

Cattle grids allow herd to graze on East Devon heathland

Grazing cattle have been reintroduced to large parts of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths to help manage the unique environment more sustainably.

Otterton Primary School is named East Devon winner of this year’s Kingfisher Award Scheme

Worms play an incredibly important part in the food production cycle. They improve soil quality which helps grass to grow, which is consumed by dairy cows in vast quantities so they have the energy to produce up to 50 pints of milk each a day.

Cycling in harmony with nature and people

Devon’s mountain bikers have been working with conservationists to encourage fellow cyclists to be more respectful of nature, wildlife and people when they visit the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths (EDPH).

Clinton Devon Estates go pink for the Hospiscare Twilight Walk 2018

A team of keen women walkers from Clinton Devon Estates has taken part in the Twilight Walk in Exmouth.

Bicton Arena named Britain’s top show centre

Bicton Arena, in East Devon, widely regarded as the finest equestrian facility in the South West, has been named Britain’s top show centre by Horse & Hound magazine.

Dog owners urged to keep dogs on paths to help protect nesting birds on Pebblebed Heaths

Conservation experts are encouraging dog walkers to keep their pets close to heel for the next few months to protect rare ground nesting of birds on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths.

Research reveals health benefits of the Pebblebed Heaths are worth hundreds of thousands of pounds

An Exeter University research project exploring the links between environment and health and wellbeing has revealed that the economic value of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths in relation to human health is worth at least £450,000 a year.

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

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

…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