Clinton Devon Estates is a family business, responsible for the stewardship of some of the most beautiful surroundings in Devon.
The Clinton Barony is one of the oldest in England. Formed in 1299, today Clinton Devon Estates owns and manages 25,000 acres of land across three separate Estates in Devon.
These are the Heanton Estate in North Devon and the Beer and Clinton Estates in East Devon and including a major part of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths.
In addition to farming and forestry, the Estate operates a range of rural businesses and a portfolio of residential and commercial property. The Estates have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise three times and is a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to work for.
A ground-breaking project to help the lower Otter Valley adapt to climate change and create an internationally important wildlife reserve has been submitted to planners. If approved, the Lower Otter Restoration Project (LORP) will reconnect the River Otter to its historic floodplain and return the lower Otter Valley to a more natural condition. The scheme…
The discovery of discarded tins, plastic, glass and even a container of engine oil on the Otter Estuary in East Devon, has prompted calls for visitors to take their rubbish home with them and help protect the environment.
Visitors to Woodbury Common near Exeter, and the wider East Devon Pebblebed Heaths (EDPH), now have until the end of September to submit favourite photographs to ‘The Heaths and Me’ project, to illustrate what’s so special about the area. The Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust, the charity which manages the site on behalf of Clinton Devon…
An Exeter primary school which has earned an international reputation for its innovative use of technology, has brought life on the farm into the homes of its pupils with a virtual challenge. The Kingfisher Award Scheme is an annual educational event which sees hundreds of school children visiting local farms to explore the natural world….