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Address: Steep Hill, Lincoln, England
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You Have To Do It

We did because we walked up it to our hotel, but when in Lincoln you really must do it. It is very aptly named. Plenty of interesting shops and cafes on and around it

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did because we walked up it to our hotel, but when in Lincoln you really must do it. It is very aptly named. Plenty of interesting shops and cafes on and around it

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Tiverton, Devon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place to some shopping where you can pick up things not found on the typical High Street. Also, a great place for tourists with an interest in history and architecture.

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rotherham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of quirky individual shops, mixed in with cake shops and pubs to get your breath back on the way back up.

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Thank tutttifrutti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed in Lincoln for 1 night and we climbed steep hill to get to the attractions in the city. There were many pleasant shops and cafes, and lots of places to stop and have a rest! Great fun!

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Thank Aaron H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Steep Hill was very pretty. Some lovely shops at the top end. The first time we climbed up I felt very puffed out, but second time was so much better. I'd read somewhere to take small steps, slowly, and it really worked. DON'T try and rush walking up.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

this seemingly small quaint Street goes on forever and is filled with little interesting and diverse SHOPS and eateries and before you know it you are at the bottom surrounded by more larger well known SHOPS and chains ...with views of the castle and cathedral all the way it is like a mini York shambles ...it is a long way... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unless you go to one of the nice pubs and resteraunts at the tob the rest is just shabby chic nonsense and overpriced tea rooms. The general rule of thumb being if there are cobbles outside your door you can pretend your posh and charge triple what you should. Saying that id guess the rents are not cheap. Its not... More 

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Thank s m
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you can stomach the climb up the hill there are some wondrous gems and lovely boutiques on the way.

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Titchfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Strolled up and down here whilst staying in Lincoln. Shops are all independent and quirky but most of them are selling the same type of designer shabby chic artefacts. Nothing really different and vastly overpriced.

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Thank maddiePortsmouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As the name suggests it is, you have to do this just to say that you have,lots of quaint little shops on the way up and places to stop to gather your breath.

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