Extensive, eight-month restoration of ancient Woodbury Castle hill fort nears completion
Friday 20th Apr 2018
An extensive project spanning eight months to restore East Devon’s 2,500-year-old Iron Age hill fort, Woodbury Castle is nearing completion.
Dog walkers asked to help protect wildlife on heaths
Thursday 08th Mar 2018
Conservation experts are working with pet owners to encourage responsible dog walking on some of the South West’s most precious landscapes.
Changes to funding offer huge opportunity for agriculture
Wednesday 28th Feb 2018
As the Government launches a ten week consultation into the future of farm subsidies, Estates Director John Varley considers the challenges and opportunities facing British agriculture.
Screwfix opens at Exmouth’s Liverton Business Park
Friday 16th Feb 2018
Leading UK trade retailer Screwfix has opened its first store in Exmouth at Clinton Devon Estates’ Liverton Business Park, creating eight jobs for local people.
Estates Director John Varley presents his thoughts on farming in Devon post Brexit
Wednesday 31st Jan 2018
Transcript of John Varley's presentation to the Devon Farm Management Association, entitled: “Taking advantage of the breakpoint – a perspective on the choices Devon farmers will have to make over the next five years”
Blackhill Quarry application - the facts
Tuesday 30th Jan 2018
Former quarry is providing 158 acres of space for nature whilst application for 2% of the site will help sustain local economy
Estate helping in fight to save Britain’s smallest rodent
Tuesday 16th Jan 2018
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
Tuesday 12th Dec 2017
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
Thursday 23rd Nov 2017
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
Tuesday 07th Nov 2017
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.