Press Releases

Estate helping in fight to save Britain’s smallest rodent

It’s probably best known for being Britain’s smallest rodent, with each individual weighing in at around five grammes. What may be less well known about the harvest mouse – aka Micromys minutus – is that it is listed as a priority conservation species in England.

Turf cutting marks the start of Exmouth’s prestigious Plumb Park

A turf cutting ceremony has marked the start of work at Exmouth’s prestigious Plumb Park, a joint venture development which will provide East Devon with high quality new homes set around 14 acres of parkland.

Clinton Devon Estates’ sustainable vision is praised

Clinton Devon Estates has been presented with the prestigious Client of the Year Award at this year’s Landscape Institute Awards, at a ceremony in London hosted by bestselling author Bill Bryson.

Successful solar farm powering ahead

Exmouth’s Liverton Solar Park is producing enough electricity to power more than 1,200 homes – the equivalent of six per cent of the households in the town, new figures have revealed.

Public support needed for the future of Budleigh Salterton Farmers’ Market

Budleigh Salterton Farmers’ Market is relaunching this month, and a rallying cry has been issued for people to come and enjoy the range of produce available, in order to future proof the monthly community event.

New tenants to take on running of 264-acre Stantyway Farm

A couple with a wealth of experience have been appointed as the new tenants of Stantyway Farm, Otterton, by Clinton Devon Estates.

Public support crucial to success of restoration at ancient Woodbury Castle

Restoration work is about to begin at a 2,500-year-old Iron Age hill fort in East Devon.

For Sale: Residential Development site in Exmouth

Major residential development site for sale for up to 163 units. Land at Broadway Farm Pankhurst Close, Exmouth, EX8 2RN

Farmers market is still going strong 12 years on

Budleigh Salterton Farmers Market is still going strong, 12 years after it started bringing fresh, local produce to East Devon’s shoppers.

Trust to take over care of stunning Jurassic Coast

Clinton Devon Estates has pledged its support to the Jurassic Coast Trust which is taking over the management of the 95-mile stretch of world heritage coastline, from Devon and Dorset county councils.

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

…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

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