Now the nights are drawing in, as it gets dimpsy, please keep an eye out for Fuzzpigs, unfortunately, unlike the glow worms they don’t have lights.


Kingston is a small village lying between Dartmoor and the sea in the 
South Hams District of Devon County Council. The population of around 308 adults, 57 children in 214  Properties of which 46 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 currently being run by Nicki and Steve,  who will afford you a warm welcome, they are once again serving food and the accommodation is now open. Please note due to misuse of the car park, a charge is now levied on all users.

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

St James the Less Parish Church, opening is restricted to individual prayer, open Wednesday 4-6pm and Sunday 10-12 noon

Website Accessibility Statement

Document dated 17th September 2020

Kingston Parish Council is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website, however, owing to the cost of the new legislation, WCAG-2, KPC are having to budget towards this new legislation.

Whilst Kingston Parish Council strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

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, Sue Green either by phone on 01548 810270 or  e-mail 

Up & Coming Events

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15th August 2021

Picnic in the park

Bring your own picnic and come and join in the fun! storytelling in the copse. races. ice cream van. treasure hunt. Horse races. Donation to playing field funds on entry.

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17th August 2021

Mobile library

11am to 1140am at the Fire Station Aug 17th Sept 14th Oct 12th Nov 9th Dec 7th

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2nd September 2021

Book Club

Starting in September on Thursday afternoon. if you would like to join this informal group please contact Jenny

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