Kingston is a small village lying between Dartmoor and the sea in the South Hams District of Devon County Council. The population of around 315 adults, 60 children in 217 Properties of which 48 are holiday or 2nd homes.

The village is surrounded by working farms and miles of beautiful coastline and the newly created Erme estuary marine conservation zone which is a haven for birds and wildlife including the rare tentacled lagoon worm. Several footpaths offer differing views of our stunning parish. .mcz-erme-estuary-2019

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.

The Dolphin Inn is managed by Champion Inns. Your hosts, Tasha, Leon, Page, Charley and Ziggy are providing a warm welcome and generally 3 well kept Real ales, cider flat and fizzy, Largers , wine and spirits, with our very own Dan Easton is cooking up a storm in the kitchen, booking advisable if you want Sunday lunch, come early for the ever popular Friday take away Fish and Chips.  Call for menu options in the week. 810314.

The nearest shop is Holywell stores 3 miles away in St Ann’s Chapel, or for more variety 5 miles away in Modbury there are lots of shops and 3 pubs.

Electric car charging is available in Pounwell car park, Modbury. This run by Scottish power via its APP, there are 2 charging outlets, Type 2 sockets, you need your own lead, these are 22KW outputs and will charge a car from 20% to 80% in 4 hours, you also need to pay a parking charge of £2.90 for 4 hours or £5 from 8am to 6pm.

Local Taxi. Geoff Ross. SA Cars 01548 810935, 07535 266388. Geoff.ross@gmail.com

The bus on Tuesdays is no longer viable and has been withdrawn.

there is a Fare car available on Tuesday and Friday run by Ivy Cabs 01752 895555, this will get you to Modbury for 1005 returning at 1345 for £3 return or Ivybridge for 1035 returning at 1315 for  £3.50 return. You have to ring and book on Thursday between 8 AM and 5PM. Bus passes will now give free travel in the Fare Car.

St James the Less Parish Church, open daily until dusk, service most Sundays at 9.30am, see the newsletter link for more information.

Website Accessibility Statement

Document dated 17th September

We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime should you experience any difficulty in accessing our website, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Clerk, Lorraine Squire either by phone on 07967342535 or  e-mail kingstonclerk@gmail.com

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Parish Council Meeting

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