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Steep Hill

Address: Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Whilst it can feel like a climb, it is well worth a visit. Full of small independent shops, loads of cafes, bars, restaurants and many tea rooms. The climb does get easier the more you do it, and we kept finding new places to look around. Really historic and unspoilt, perfect!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This area of Lincoln is a must visit place for any traveler. Lovely old buildings, quaint shops, pubs and eateries. The Cathedral is amazing but unfortunately the castle was closed. Definately worth a visit.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I would recommend that any one visiting Lincoln must walk Steep Hill. Firstly if you are not too good walking up steep hills, start at the top and walk down. You will see many old shops with lots to sell. Why not stop at Wdow Cullens Well for a drink - cheap and lovely and quaint inside. It does have... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

As everyone says it is STEEP, either going up or coming down, but it is worth the visit. Lincolnshire has the image of being very flat and this part of the city shows a different viewpoint. It has a pleasant "Olde Worlde" charm that is unusual nowadays.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely views. If you want a workout, you can walk straight up steep hill. I recommend a chocolate shop half way up. there is a longer more gradual route up.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

They call it Steep Hill for a reason, not to be rushed going up or coming down, and definitely not in high heels. Old cobbled streets and pretty mews houses, the historic part of Lincoln City, if you can master the hill its a must.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A very quaint area of the City with plenty of small Tea Rooms but be aware Steep Hill does live up to its name. Well worth a visit and for the men forget the clothes and jewellery shops look for the old aircraft instrument and radio shop... even if it isn't open it is a treat to look through the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Walking up from the top of high street up to the top is hard work, but the little shops on the way up to the top and the cathedral is well worth it. Love the bookshops. You need to be fit and not really suitable for those with pushchairs.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Narrow cobbled street , very steep however with some lovely boutique and independent diverse shopping. Even has a wine shop which showcased some gems.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

People have this idea that Lincoln is flat and uninteresting. They are amazed when they come and find Steep Hill with its plethora of gorgeous independent shops to rival anything in the better known tourist haunts. This is a great city to shop for something unusual, a present for the hard-to-buy-for friend, or to treat yourself. Higher up, at journey's... More 

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