The whole of the South Hams, including Kingston is now covered by a public space protection order requiring dogs to be on leads whilst on public highways, with few exceptions, signs have been placed around the parish advising of the requirements and the risk of a £100 fine,
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.