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 a temporary manager whilst Punch Taverns seek new Tenants

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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20th May 2021

Parish Council Meeting

Parishioners are welcome to join us for the first post lockdown meeting of the parish council, there is an open session at the beginning of the meeting to ask questions which will then be considered at the next meeting, alternatively email with your questions before 12/5/21 which can then be dealt with at the … Continued

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25th May 2021

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits the village every 4th Tuesday from 11.00 to 11.40am next visit is 25th May

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29th May 2021

Village Spring Produce And Garden Sale

Bring your surplus plants, pots, perennials, seeds etc. Plus your Home baked goods to us from May 24th -28th. Then join us on Saturday May 29th for our whole village Garden Produce Sale. Proceeds to benefit the MND Charity and Kingston church funds. see you there. Get sowing and potting! Raffle Prizes

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