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Steep Hill

Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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Ranked #3 of 37 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It was great on the way down, browsing in the many interesting little shops, choosing a cafe (try the Bells, near the top) and admiring the lovely old buildings. However, the way back up, loaded with shopping bags, was another matter!

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Wow Steep Hill lives up to its name - it really is very steep! Not for the elderly or unfit! What an amazing place - full of quaint tearooms, traditional restaurants, olde worlde pubs and lots of other quirky shops.There is a beautiful square at the top with the tourist information building and lots of benches to sit and take... More

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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Steep hill has to be climbed to get to Tourist Information and the two major sights of the Cathedral and Castle. My advice is to take it slowly and spend time exploring the plethora of local quaint shops. If it all gets too much, why not quench your thirst in one of the pubs along the way? The Wig and... More

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East Harling, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Excellent shops with lots of variety from antiques to querky gift shops. Lots of cafe's to stop in on the walk back up the hill which is a bonus as it lives up to its name of Steep Hill

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We visited Steep Hill as part of a day trip with a coach party.What a lovely place,steep as the name suggests and not suitable for elderly or disabled unless you are very fit! Lots of lovely old shops that don't seem to have changed in centuries .We stopped for tea and cakes in the square ,unfortunately we didn't have time... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Firstly it keeps you fit! Many small traditional shops which is unique in todays World of shopping chains everywhere.

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Ribble Valley, Lancashire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Be prepared for a steep uphill walk as the name suggests, some boutique style shops on the way. Nice square at the top with the tourist information office, access to the Cathedral and Castle.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A tough walk to start with, but once you set a pace, you can make it to the top! A lovely walk up towards the Cathedral and Lincolnshire Markets, which sit t'left of the top of the hill. I 'ave to admit; walking up and down this steep incline would not be fun for elderly and wheelchair users, especially in... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
22 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Have walked this hill many times, and is certainly worth it. It is as its name suggest exceedingly stepp but there are places and seats just to get your breath. Lots of lovely quaint and quirky shops, bars, tea shops and of course takes you right next to the cathedral. Beautiful place to be

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Battle, United Kingdom
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63 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Second to the Cathedral, Steep Hill is a must for the visitor to Lincoln. Indeed, it's the main way up to the Cathedral from the town centre. Lots of quaint shops, coffee houses, cafés, and restaurants to visit on your way up to the top. Take 'baby steps' if you are not fit!

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