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Leafy village life a short drive from central Guildford

"Breathtaking views across the Surrey Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty."

Greg Nickson

"Guildford Castle has beautiful landscaped gardens that are lovely in the sunshine."

Greg Nickson

"Flowing through the centre of Guildford, you can stroll along the banks of the River Wey and appreciate its charm."

Tim Pacey

What is your favourite place?

Where do Chilworth locals go?

The Grantley Arms

A newly refurbished pub that has possibly one of the best Sunday roasts in the area...

The Snooty Fox

A fantastic sandwich bar in Shalford where I grab lunch if i'm out and about.

Newland's Corner

Newlands Corner is a picnic site and beauty spot on a ridge of the Albury Downs, forming part of the North Downs just outside of Guildford.

The Weyside

The best beer garden in Guildford overlooking the River Wey.

Magic Scissors

A cheap and cheerful barbers along Guildford's cobbled High Street.

Amor Amora

A delightful coffee shop with a terrace in the centre of Guildford.

Guildford Castle

Visit Guildford Castle and head to the top of the Great Tower for a 360 degree panoramic view of Guildford and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Top Table

A favourite for the lunch stop, with a great selection of sandwiches.

G Live

A fantastic new entertainment venue in Guildford that hosts concerts and comedy nights, with the likes of Newton Faulkner, Lee Evans and many more...

Weir Rhodes

A luxury men's retailer founded in 1898 selling classic British formalwear.


The best cocktails in Guildford!

The Continental Café

A light and bright café in the centre of Tunsgate Square shopping centre.


The best kebab house and restaurant in Guildford! The food is so fresh and nothing like the usual rubbish you get in a kebab shop...

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

West End shows often do their pre and post tours here, so you can see the best shows without having to pay the West End prices!

Sir and Madam 2Go

Takeaway Thai food that does a cracking sweet and sour chicken!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Shalford, Bramley, Guildford, Gomshall, Jacobs Well, Godalming, Sutton Green, Send, Worplesdon and Cranleigh

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Why do you find Chilworth a great place to live?


"The Percy Arms in Chilworth is amazing."

February 2015

Local resident

"The fantastic countryside is on your doorstep, the community is friendly and welcoming, the infant & junior schools are highly thought of (and very good - my children are there), plus Guildford is only a short journey over the hills less than 10 mins away. Best of both worlds!"

May 2011


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"It is believed that the name Guildford is comes from guild meaning "gold", rather than a trade guild, after a ford of golden sand that was dredged in 1760 just south of the town."

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Thula Mama Harmony singing group for carers and babies

Thula Mama is an inspirational singing group for parents and carers of babies aged from birth to walking. We learn and sing lullabies and songs from around the world to share with our little ones. And we sing in beautiful 3-part harmony. You don't need to have any previous singing experience, just come along and enjoy sharing music with a group and with your baby. Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Trinity Centre Trinity Churchyard
A group for expectant mums and parents with young babies (generally up to walking). Come along for a hot drink and chat with other local parents while the babies play on the playmats and toys provided. Plenty of space for buggies toilets baby changing and a quiet room. On the last Wednesday of each month we also have a special event running alongside the usual group - previous activities have included arts and crafts music sessions mini photo sessions and stalls. Held in the centre of town at the Trinity Centre next to Holy Trinity Church at the top of the high street. The nearest car park is Sydenham Road. Entry £1 for NCT members £2 non-members including refreshments. Website

The Nest: A NCT Parent and Baby Group in St. John's

St John's Memorial Hall
The Nest' is a parent and baby Group in St. John's where new parents can come and have a relaxing cup of tea / coffee and chats with other new parents about their life as new parents and the highs and lows that comes with it. For details about the 'The Nest' and the aim of this group please click here. This group is catered for new parents and their babies under 12 months of age. Website

Dorking NCT Branch Nearly New Sale APRIL 2015

North Holmwood Village Hall
We hold four Nearly New Sales each year where you can get some great bargains sell your children's old (but good condition) toys and clothes and help support the NCT too! We sell newborn and children's clothes maternity wear toys and equipment (such as prams and cots). Our sales are held at: North Holmwood Village Hall Spook Hill North Holmwood RH5 4JP NCT members get priority entry at 10:00am bring your NCT membership card with you to gain advance entrance. General entrance is at 10:15am. If you volunteer to help for more than 2 hours at the sale you get the opportunity to shop before the sale opens! Its a great perk and anyone can volunteer to help at the sales. Contact nns.dorking@nct.org.uk to register to sell or volunteer at our next sale! See our branch page on Nearly New Sales for more information: http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/dorking/nearly-new-sales . Please remember all branches are run by volunteers often pregnant or with young children and may work as well we endeavour to get back to you as soon as we possibly can but we appreciate your patience!

Tiny Tunes

North Holmwood Village Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Burgundy & Black
B&B is held on the first and third Friday of every month. B&B is for mums with bumps and both parents or carers of non-mobile babies. So come along and meet others for tea or coffee get yourself out of the house and get your baby socialising. If your child is more mobile or you have older toddlers just be aware that this is a cafe environment. This is open to all there is no need to have attended NCT classes or be a member. Website

Tiny Tunes

Cobham Methodist Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website
  1. About Chilworth

    Chilworth is a village in Surrey, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Guildford. Chilworth has about 2000 residents, two churches (St Thomas and Chilworth Free Church), two schools (Chilworth Infant School and Tillingbourne Junior School), a pub and a railway station. The village nestles below the North Downs, overlooked by St. Martha's Hill and St. Martha's Church. It is split between two civil parishes, Shalford CP to the west and St Martha's CP to the east, and is wholly within Guildford borough. It also has a recreation ground with a park and pavilion. The Franciscan friars continue a presence today on the outskirts of Chilworth in the friary, designed by Frederick Walters, founded in 1892. Chilworth railway station is situated on the North Downs Line, and is served every two hours by trains to Redhill and Reading. Numerous bus services link Chilworth to Guildford and Dorking, of which most are operated by Arriva Guildford and West Surrey.

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