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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. By using our Lincoln trip maker site , you can arrange your visit to Steep Hill and other attractions in Lincoln.
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  • Steep Hill is a cobbled street that joins the lower part of Lincoln with the Bailgate and Cathedral quarter at the top. Walking up is not for the faint hearted - I have always been grateful for the li...  more »
  • Definitely worth the challenge and I loved the quaintness of it all. Certainly not for those less mobile, as the name isn't lying! There is a bus service that runs up it for those less brave. :)  more »
  • Steep hill is what it's called and what it is. the street is lined with very interesting shops and restaurants, and to get about you can board the City off and on bus that supplies transport to most C...  more »

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For easy access to Lincoln's historical sites, shopping, and entertainment, stay close to the old town center. An alternative option to pricey hotels, self-catering apartments offer spacious rooms and private parking, all within walking distance of the city's historical castle and cathedral. To escape the crowds and enjoy an authentic Lincolnshire experience, consider staying in the surrounding countryside, which is dotted with charming B&Bs and family-owned cottages.
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