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Address: Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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So pretty but ateep

The clue is in the name, the hill is very stew but the shops along the hill are all very quaint and pretty! Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The clue is in the name, the hill is very stew but the shops along the hill are all very quaint and pretty! Worth a visit.

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Thank Sarah-Jayne W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having read previous reviews I nearly took the bus (£1.20) but was persuaded to walk up Steep Hill as it's part of the Lincoln experience and fun. There are seats half way up if you need a breather and lots of interesting shop windows to look at. Yes Steep Hill is steep but it's not as long as I had... More 

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Thank Allison K
Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Take it slow and admire the various shops along this steep hill which basically links Old Lincoln with the modern town. Shouldn't really be missed!

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Thank Ian S
Lincolnshire uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having visited Lincoln many times , the best way to cope with the hill and to avoid arriving at the top breathing like Dart Vader is to take a taxi to the Cathedral and simply explore the top and then slowly walk down, taking in the shops on the way,

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Thank Winnie55-02
Worksop, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Far too steep do not go up in wheelchairs etc no taxis are aloud up there. PPlus taxi are aloud up there to the very top.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Okay so the clue is in the name and yes Steep Hill is very steep. Basically runs from the town centre up to the cathedral and has numerous small shops bars and restaurants on either side. It's a great walk and when the legs do start to ache just stop and take a photo ha ha. Love the fact there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location but beware of its steepness! It's even worse going down! Good job there's plenty of cafes in which to have a rest on the way up!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Incredible historic streets, with beautiful old shops and buildings, really makes Lincoln stand out. We stayed at the top of the hill which we would advise if you are interested in history. Be warned it is very steep and if like my pregnant wife, you may wish to have a rest half way.

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Thank Richard A
Solihull
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fascinating walk, with a variety of buildings along the way (and some lovely tea shops). You barely notice the climb (well maybe a little!). And when you reach Castle Square, believe me, it's well worth the effort.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to access the Cathedral & Castle areas although it is a little wearing on the legs. Interesting buildings along the cobbled street. Much easier coming down!

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