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A locals' guide to GU5

"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 GU5 locals go?

Kinghams

Award-winning food made with local produce.

St James' Church

A delightful historic landmark at the heart of village life and featured in 'Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason' and 'The Holiday'.

The Grantley Arms

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

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 Snooty Fox

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

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...

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.

Top Table

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

The Weyside

The best beer garden in Guildford overlooking the River Wey.

Weir Rhodes

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

Nuro

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...

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.

Sir and Madam 2Go

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

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 Gomshall, Bramley, Shalford, Guildford, Cranleigh, The Horsleys, Jacobs Well, Send, Sutton Green and Ripley

What do you love about GU5?

Why do you find GU5 a great place to live?

Local resident

"This beautiful English village is nestled in the Surrey Hils (Area of outstanding beauty), 5 miles inbetween Guildford and Dorking. The views in the village and up into the hills are absolutely breathtaking. It dates back to the 1500s (at least) is steeped in history, has 2 village pubs, church, post office, forge, green grocers and 24/7 co-op, plus the village stream and ducks. It's amazing that you can be in the heart of... more

January 2012

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"Unexpectedly, Jeeves and Wooster author PG Wodehouse was born at 1 Vale Place, Epsom Road when he arrived ahead of schedule! His mother was visiting the area from Hong Kong where his father was a judge."

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  1. About GU5

    GU5 is the postcode district in Surrey incorporating the areas of Albury, Bramley, Shere and is covered by the Guildford and Waverley local authorities.

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