Mini mountain walk

Walking trail

For thousands of years walkers have been climbing Potter's Hill in North Devon. Enjoy incredible views from the summit of this mini mountain.

Signpost to Potter's Hill Woolacombe


Map route for Mini mountain walk


Marine Drive car park, grid ref SS458433


From Marine Drive car park walk up the grassy bank and through a field gate.

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You'll see a footpath and a finger post sign saying Public Footpath; follow it uphill.

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Continue up the hill as the path winds its way around Potter's Hill, then bear left at the first waymark you reach.

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When you reach the second waymark go left and follow the grass path to the top of Potter's Hill. Return via the route you came.


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Marine Drive car park, grid ref SS458433

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Mini mountain walk


This walk takes you on a steep climb up a grassy footpath to the top of Potter's Hill.

Mini mountain walk

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Mini mountain walk

How to get here

Woolacombe Beach, near Woolacombe, North Devon coastline
By train

Barnstaple station, 15 miles (24km)

By road

A361 from Barnstaple, then B3343 signed to Woolacombe at Mullacott Cross roundabout

By bus

Service 303, Barnstaple to Woolacombe. Contact 0871 2002233 or Devon Traveline for details.

Mini mountain walk

Facilities and access

  • Dogs welcome under close control
  • Nearest toilets and refreshments in Woolacombe or Marine Drive car park (Seasonal)
  • Parking at Marine Drive car park, other parking available in Woolacombe