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But worth it for the individual shops as you climb this path. Lots to see and take in on the way... read more

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Iconic but as the name suggests it is very steep

This is an iconic landmark in Lincoln, the street is like something out of a Harry Potter sketch... read more

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Adrian B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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All reviews independent shops cobbled street walk up name suggests lives up to its name lovely shops what it says on the tin catch your breath lots of interesting shops well worth the effort take your time jews house half way worth the climb high street both sides hard work
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Reviewed today via mobile

But worth it for the individual shops as you climb this path. Lots to see and take in on the way another must when you visit Lincoln

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alank939
Reviewed yesterday

This is an iconic landmark in Lincoln, the street is like something out of a Harry Potter sketch. The shops and cafes alongside the road are just as cute and this has to be on anyones visit list who are from the US as it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steep Hill is exactly that !! There are lovely shops to look in on the way up, but it isn’t for the faint hearted. It’s a gruelling walk with a 1:7 gradant. The beautiful Lincoln Cathedral is at the top. You need to be fit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janice H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very quirky street with lots of history leading up to the cathedral and castle. Lots of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. Be warned, it is very steep, so not great for those with limited mobility. A must see in Lincoln.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevemorgan49
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for markets. Road leads from the markets to the town centre. Steep road wouldn’t recommend wheel chair users or dissabled. Would struggle. Has plenty of shops walking down and cafes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lindseyv693
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in a small hotel on Steep Hill so were able to enjoy the full character of the shops, bars and restaurants along the length of the street as soon as we stepped outside of our door. Steel Hill

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HevandKen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed this twice and went down it twice. It isn’t for the faint hearted or those with dodgy knees! A great test of fitness and it’s part of the tourist trail in Lincoln so has to be done!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LouC50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely shops and cafes off the hill but not for the faint hearted. You can take an easier route to the top if this is too much of a chellenge.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a steep hill that connects the top of Lincoln to the bottom of Lincoln. Not sure which way is worse walking up or down but there are some very nice bars and restaurants on the way to break it up a little

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Birtley1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a good idea if you have mobility problems but if OK it's well worth the climb. Lovely little shops on way up and even more once at the top.

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from Alan F | Reviewed this property |
There are many places where afternoon tea can be found. It's only governed by how you are able to walk ,as steep hill is exactly that ,going down is steep luckily their is a town bus service free to pensioners to assist... More
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Frequentcitybreaker | Reviewed this property |
Just stayed at theTennyson, 7 South Park LN5 8EN. Can't fault this place. Read the reviews! £40 for single room only, £60 for double, £3 extra for breakfast (highly recommended!). 20 minute walk into the city centre or... More
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Livoln (3 Replies)
I will be staying in Lincoln a few days and will be walking back & forth from my B&B on Carholme Rd. to all the important sites (Steep Hill, Lincoln Cathedral & Castle). One of the nights I will be returning from Stamford and my train arrives 21:00. Is it safe/smart to walk back to my B&B from Lincoln Central to Carholme Rd. at this time of night? Is the best walking route the one that goes from St. Mary's to Wigford Way to Brayford Wharf to Carholme Rd? Or St. Mary's to...More
May 16, 2017|
Response fromWPS2013|
Oops! Just noticed I spelled Lincoln wrong on the topic! It won't let me edit on my 1st post .....My phone did it! 🙃
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Parking without height restriction near Lincoln Cathedral? (4 Replies)
Hello TA helpers. We are off in the campervan again this weekend any ideas where we can park the old girl please?Not too big but quite high, close enough to walk to the Cathedral and Steep Hill? Many thanks.
October 14, 2014|
Response fromTim H|
i think all the official car parks have height restrictions on. I would try parking on the road. I think Lindum Terrance and Sewell Road both still have free parking as does Wragby Road if you go a little bit out of Lincoln. All of these are still an easy walk to the Cathedral Area.
Warrington, Cheshire
Red Coral Apartments/Steep Hill? (3 Replies)
Looked at these apartments and they look very nice, has anyone seen them? Also, I keep reading about the 10 minute walk downhill to the town which doesn't bother me, but it may bother my legs when climbing back up, hopefully after a few glasses of wine - can anyone let me know if it is really steep. We manage Cardiac Hill in Tenerife which everyone complains about. Cavtat looks beautiful.
March 21, 2009|
Response fromToon29|
it`s not so steep, actually you have less than 5 minutes downhill as it is no more than 200meters to centre of village