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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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  • We have been going to Lincoln ever since our daughter went to university and Steep Hill is Lincoln. The walk up from the town is not too bad with many interesting shops and cafes en-route. There is a ...  more »
  • Steep Hill has lots of interesting and unusual small shops plus lots of eateries and coffee shops. Well worth a visit. Easier going down rather than up but there is a bus service to get back up if you...  more »
  • A testing time to walk up to the cathedral when you are in a mature state of years. There is a handrail to assist & care needs to be taken when leaves are on the ground. Many interesting stops generat...  more »