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 available via

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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18th September 2021

Welcome to the village

We are aware that a lot of properties have changed hands during the last 18 months, due to COVID restrictions we have been unable to fully show you what the village can offer, or who to contact for information on groups that are already established. We would like to invite anyone who would like to … Continued

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19th September 2021

Cream Teas

Come along and enjoy tea and cake in the Reading room, we are raising money for repairs to the recreation ground play equipment, which after 10 years is beginning to show defects.

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21st September 2021

Morning Market

The return of Morning Market. Come along and buy local produce and crafts or just a cup of coffee and a biscuit. if you want a table to sell your wares please contact Tina to book a slot, 10% to the reading room funds.

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