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, how will afford you a warm welcome.

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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13th June 2021

Midsummer pub stroll

Join us for a  sociable stroll around the neighbouring parishes investigating the ales offered at the pubs and bars on the way. Distance about 9miles and Eight pints! Join in or drop out where you like. start from Peters Pond (Fire station) at 11am. The route is then up to Rock Cottages, down to Walkspool, … Continued

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17th June 2021

Parish Council Meeting

Parishioners are welcome to join us for the parish council meeting, 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 12/6/21 which can then be dealt with at the meeting.

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24th June 2021

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits the village every 4th Tuesday from 11.00 to 11.40am next visit is 24th June

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