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What we do

Our farms and forests are vital in sustaining our local economy and communities; producing food, milk, timber and energy for local, regional and national markets.  

As custodians of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths, a registered Site of Special Scientific Interest, we support thousands of different wildlife species and habitats as well as providing important open space for many thousands of local people.

  • Residential


    Many of our 350 properties are home to local families who would otherwise f..

  • Commercial


    Around 120 small and medium sized businesses lease commercial property from..

  • Forestry & timber

    Forestry & timber

    Clinton Devon Estates owns and manages 1,900 hectares of woodland in East a..

  • Farms & land

    Farms & land

    Clinton Devon Estates owns and manages over 17,000 acres of farmland in Eas..

  • Clinton Venison

    Clinton Venison

    The Estate's 1900 hectares of sustainable managed, high quality multi-purpo..

  • Clinton Devon Farms Partnership

    Clinton Devon Farms Partnership

    Clinton Devon Farms Partnership is the Clinton Devon Estates home farming o..

  • Bicton Arena

    Bicton Arena

    Bicton Arena is widely regarded as the finest equestrian facility in the So..

  • East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Trust

    East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Trust

    A network of seven commons and one moor form the East Devon Pebblebed Heath..

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

…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

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos