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Steep Hill, Lincoln

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Take a stroll up or down one of England's most atmospheric streets, Steep Hill. Named for its steep 14 percent gradient, the street spills down from the Lincoln Cathedral, at the top, to Well Lane, at the bottom. In between, you'll find an array of retro and vintage shops, pubs, and tearooms housed in old brick and stone buildings. As you stroll past Norman House and Jew's House, stop to admire their Norman architecture, which includes mullioned windows typical of the period. Because the street does live up to its name, you'll likely find the downhill route a bit easier. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Lincoln holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Steep Hill and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • After looking around the fabulous cathedral take some time to amble down the cobbled hill, enjoying the unique shops and lovely tea rooms. You can get up to the cathedral by bus via a different road i...  more »
  • We walked down looking at the various shops restaurants & pubs Plenty of independent unusual shops Very good photo opportunities The walk up however was tough going! Needed a drink when we eventually ...  more »
  • No one was joking when this hill was named - it is steep! If you are not fit and healthy do not even consider walking up it but, having said that, there are numerous tea and coffee shops and you can s...  more »