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Address: Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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need oxygen

The name say's it all, extremely steep, my 1st time I asked if there was oxygen or a Defribulator half way as thought I was going to keel over... The very fit will love it, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The name say's it all, extremely steep, my 1st time I asked if there was oxygen or a Defribulator half way as thought I was going to keel over... The very fit will love it, the less fit will gain a great sense of achievement just getting up it If your in Lincoln, you've got to give it a go...... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have arthritic knees so I was unsure about walking Steep Hill. I was advised that it is slippery in wet weather so waited for a hopeful dry day. Tackled it on a warm dry day and it was fine...just take it steady. Lots of lovely little shops and cafes took us en route to the Usher Gallery at the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Heaven knows how anyone would get up here if they were infirm. Well done to anyone who have to climb it on a regular basis.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only attempt this upwards if you are fit and healthy. My wife and I walked up but stopped every so often to look into the wonderful array of independent shops, so it didn't take too much out of us. After visiting the castle and cathedral, which are at the top of the hill, we strolled down again this time going... More 

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Thank Vida389
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great part of Lincoln but not for those who have difficulty with walking or breathing, hence the name Steep Hill. I you can do it then great. There are some lovely shops and tea rooms on the way up which are worth a visit.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you visit Lincoln then this narrow street takes you down from the cathedral to the Stonebow and Brayford Pool. It is full of character, including many 11th and 12th century buildings. Easy to walk down to a cluster of charity shops, bit harder work to climb back up. It includes the Jew's house...did you know that Christians were not... More 

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Thank tyketyke
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great coffee houses and independent shops .only down side a lot of them dont open till 10 am or later and some mot on mondays but worth the long climb .there is a little bus which you can get which takes you to the top if the climb is too much and you can view the poppys for free

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Delph, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked down taking in the unique pottery, antique and book shops. stopping for a coffee in a wonderful coffee shop half way down ( Sorry I've forgotten the name but its opposite The Rest. proper coffee !! ) We used the walk and ride bus for the way back up . Great idea but hit and miss timetable -... More 

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London
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great walk with many bars and tea & coffee rooms. There are several independent shops which makes a good shopping experience. There are your normal high street shops too. In two days we walk up and down the hill five times. Be prepared, walk up can be a little challenge.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely attraction shopping and eatery area. As the title suggests, this is one steep hill from the main town centre to the Castle and Cathedral area. Some very interesting shops, books, history, crafts, gifts etc. including an old radio parts shop. Plenty of good eating cafes, bars and restaurants. Get your walking shoes on and pay a visit.

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