Access restrictions at Frying Pans and Quarry Shelterbelt

Following the end of mineral extraction from Blackhill Quarry the shelterbelt at Frying Pans is to be removed and restored to heathland. Tree felling will take place during the last two weeks of Ocotber with access restrictions on the permissive paths from Frying Pnas carpark and along part of the old East Dvon Way route. Please follow safety signs and directions, keeping clear of forestry machines and timber stacks.


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

…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