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A locals' guide to GU2

"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

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

Greg Nickson

What is your favourite place?

Where do GU2 locals go?

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 Britannia

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

The White House

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

The Wey Navigation

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

Black Bison

Eton Mess and chargrilled pineapple from Black Bison - they also serve delicious steak!

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

Home to many great stage shows and independent acts.

The Friary Centre

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

Guildford Lido

Great for a dip all year round!

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

A lovely hidden independent coffee house serving the best coffee in Guildford!

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.

Sir and Madam 2Go

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


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 Continental Café

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

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

What do you love about GU2?

Why do you find GU2 a great place to live?


"Green open spaces. Campus feel."

February 2015

Julia McShane

"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 a... more

May 2011


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"Guildford Cathedral was used extensively as a location within the 1970s version of The Omen."

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  1. 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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