The first of a flurry of expected planing applications has been accepted by SHDC, details on the planning page under the parish council tab, all comments should be copied to the parish clerk as well as directly submitted to SHDC.


Village photos are under “Yer Tis” old postcards and photos.

Please visit for information on the neighbourhood plan.

Kingston is a village lying between Dartmoor and the sea in the South Hams District of Devon County Council. The population of around 325 adults, 50 children in 210 Properties of which 38 are holiday or 2nd homes.

It has altered a lot over the last 30 years. Kingston is a delightful village, more than half of the population are retired, but several businesses are based in the parish.

It is surrounded by working farms and miles of beautiful coastline and estuaries which are havens for birds and wildlife.

The parish is in the middle of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village includes two conservation areas. The National Trust owns some farmland and coastline in Kingston. While the village has neither school nor shop there is a lively pub (the Dolphin Inn) and a thriving community with numerous activities to suit everyone.

St James the Less Parish Church, is open daily. And services take place @ 9.30 every Week except the 5th Sunday in the month.

Up & Coming Events

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16th December 2017

Flicks In the Sticks

A Christmas Carol. Staring Alistair Sim, Kathleen Harrison. Free Entry Mince Pies, mulled wine and Cider

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20th December 2017

Christmas Quiz

Secret Santa and Christmas quiz

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22nd December 2017

Carol Singing around the village

Meet at the Fire Station 6pm, Finish at the Dolphin by 8pm in time for the Chritsmas Draw. Collection for Action For Children.

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Waste Collection Information

Grey bin collection week

Next Week - Recycling Sacks and Brown Bins