Steep Hill

Steep Hill, Lincoln: Address, Phone Number, Steep Hill Reviews: 4.5/5

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The Northern Traveller
Plymouth, UK161 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
Came here with my wife to explore Lincoln and Steep Hill was really nice. It is exactly as you’d expect - steep. I saw a guy pushing a baby pram up there and he looked like he was giving up on life.

Fear not though, there’s plenty of craft, tea rooms, antique shops and much, much more to pop in if you want to hide your shame of being out of breathe. It was lovely to window shop and watch some of the artists crafting bits and pieces.

It’s a very photogenic street too if you’re a keen photographer like me.
Written December 15, 2021
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Richard J
London, UK1,399 contributions
Dec 2021
Not for the faint hearted literally. It's a hard slog but worth it with some truly remarkable views and lots of interesting little shops. The journey down can be equally daunting with the cobbles and your feet running away from you.
Written December 2, 2021
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Dan P
Canwick, UK10 contributions
Dec 2021 • Solo
STEEP HILL WINES
Shame I'm writing this after spending so much time/money over the years in there, lovely little shop. However customer service and general manners are paramount to me. I enquired about a bottle of rum in the window, one I've previously bought so am aware of the price. The lady behind the counter had to be asked twice by someone to check the price/quantity available for me. She explained to me the bottle wasn't plastic (I didn't ask). She then bluntly told me the price, I thanked her and explained another business I follow currently had it £20 cheaper online before browsing the rest of the store. She felt inclined to tell me that "online" doesn't really help small businesses. Sorry this particular business isn't as privileged as you in terms of having a store, so "online", like many up and coming companies is how they function. Maybe I shouldn't have said I'd get it elsewhere but it was general chit chat that was greeted with an unprofessional and rude attitude.
Written December 2, 2021
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empathology
Rotterdam, The Netherlands377 contributions
Nov 2021
A lovely step back in time with small shops and cafes from top to bottom. Beware though that whilst it's steep, it's also cobbled (the narrow pavements are flat) so plenty of opportunities to sprain an ankle! The square at the top (with the tourist information office in a delightful old half-timbered building) is Olde English market town at it's very best.
Written November 16, 2021
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SW20591
Dorset, UK22 contributions
Oct 2021
A gem. A complete contrast to the new part of Lincoln by the Waterfront. Stayed at the White Lion, great location for the old part, so much more interesting than staying in the modern block hotels by the water.
Written November 8, 2021
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70ish
Worcester, UK2,166 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
This lovely old street with the descriptive name Steep Hill is just that very steep if you can walk it do there are really interesting little shops and cafes but on my last visit we walked early evening the shops were closed there were not so many people and you can appreciate it.
Written November 4, 2021
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lynseyjayne5891
North Yorkshire, UK92 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
So this is more a novelty than anything else, I will admit it is steep and would be hard work for anyone who may struggle with mobility or anyone pushing a pram/ pushchair.
Our 3 year old managed it but we had to take a steady pace.
It's worth the visit to the cathedralat the top and it's a nice walk back down. The shops are little niche shops but some are over priced.
The one thing that let's it down is the amount of dog owners letting their pets foul on the pavement and not on leads.
Written October 28, 2021
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Travelling_Imp_1956
Lincoln, UK578 contributions
Oct 2021
Steep Hill has a plethora of independent shops and is also a cardio vascular challenge at any age. The lack of vehicle and the olde worlde feel make this a wonderful place to walk and by that little treat you ahve been promising yourself, be that a book, a teddy, a bottle of something or some fudge.
Written October 15, 2021
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Steve C
Sheffield, UK84 contributions
Oct 2021
And what a steep hill it is, certainly not to be rushed if you want to make it to the top.
A nice30s/ 40s style café about half way up for much needed refreshments. The antiques shop on the left also worth a visit to break the drag up the hill
Written October 13, 2021
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TowniesLeedsLulu
Leeds, UK221 contributions
Oct 2021
Had to stop twice on way up-it is very steep and cobbled. Lovely quaint shops up there though and of course, the cathedral at the top and a market square. Worth the pull!
Written October 10, 2021
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