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The Britannia

The Britannia

The best pub in Guildford with a great riverside location and brilliant food. It also allows dogs!

Surrey Sports Park

Surrey Sports Park

A state-of-the-art sports complex in the heart of Guildford that is used by the Harlequins as their main training facility. A great place to work up a sweat, whether it be 5-a-side football or hitting the weights!

The White House

The White House

Great sharing platters, selection of beers and a charming terrace by the River Wey.

The Wey Navigation

The Wey Navigation

Picturesque spot for picnics and boat watching moments from Guildford Station.

The King's Head

The King's Head

Probably the best beer garden in Guildford over two levels. You will always be in the sun and to top it off, views over famous Guildford Castle.

The Electric Theatre

The Electric Theatre

Home to many great stage shows and independent acts.

The Friary Centre

The Friary Centre

Plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and juice bars all under one roof.

Guildford Lido

Guildford Lido

Great for a dip all year round!

Five & Lime

Five & Lime

Amazing live DJs out on the terrace and a great place to get a few drinks and chill out at the weekend.

Coffee Culture

Coffee Culture

Independent coffee show located in Angel Gate, off Guildford's cobbled high street. Owned by husband and wife. Can recommend the hazelnut truffle latte and bacon muffin.

Guildford's High Street

Guildford's High Street

Take a nice stroll down the High Street. When you get to the end, you are greeted with plenty of pubs and restaurants to satisfy any taste, along with the River Wey walk.

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

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!

Weir Rhodes

Weir Rhodes

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

Guildford Castle

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.

G Live

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...

Why not explore the nearby areas of Guildford, Jacobs Well, Worplesdon, Shalford, Sutton Green, Mayford, Bramley, Send, Hook Heath and Godalming

"Author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll spent his final years at his sister's house in Guildford and is buried at the Mount Cemetery."

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

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

Tim Pacey

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

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What locals say about GU2

  1. Green open spaces. Campus feel.

  2. Guildford Grove Primary School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. There is an active Community Association and lots of local groups to join. There are people living in Park Barn of all ages and nationalities thanks to the proximity of the University, Hospital and Research Park. Main transport links are good with the A3 north and south bound carriageways on the doorstep. There is a Tesco supermarket, good local shops and a great and very regular bus service into Guldford town centre. People here are very friendly.

About GU2

GU2 is the postcode district in Surrey incorporating the areas of Guildford Park, Onslow Village, Park Barn, University of Surrey and is covered by the Guildford local authority.

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Worplesdon area guide
Shalford area guide
Sutton Green area guide
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Godalming area guide

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