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A locals' guide to GU8

"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 GU8 locals go?

The Inn on the Lake

This delightful country pub has an incredible outside seating area, which makes for a lovely setting in the summer.

Godalming Farmers' Market

The last Saturday of every month 10am - 4pm. Fantastic local produce and tasty treats.

The Grantley Arms

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

The Withies Inn

A rustic 16th century pub with a thatched roof in a stunning rural setting.

The Donkey

This pub's food and drinks are wonderful! Great hospitality too.

Loseley Park

A beautiful manor house surrounded by parkland, which forms an impressive wedding venue as well.

The Snooty Fox

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

Watts Gallery

A lovely art gallery with a coffee shop showcasing incredible artworks.

The Weyside

The best beer garden in Guildford overlooking the River Wey.

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 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!

The White House

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

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.

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 Haslemere, Godalming, Bramley, Cranleigh, Shalford, Guildford, Farnham, Billingshurst, Gomshall and Aldershot

What do you love about GU8?

Why do you find GU8 a great place to live?

Local resident

"Very quiet, very safe. The people are friendly and every knows everyone else. A great place for kids, the countryside on the doorstep, with deer, badgers and foxes a common sight."

May 2011

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"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle loved Surrey and incorporated the setting into many of his novels. He wrote Hound of the Baskervilles whilst living in Hindhead."

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  1. About GU8

    GU8 is the postcode district in Surrey incorporating the areas of Chiddingfold, Dunsfold, Elstead, Hascombe, Milford, Thursley, Witley Waverley local authority.

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