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Guildford Borough

A locals' guide to Guildford Borough

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

Greg Nickson

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

Tim Pacey

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

Greg Nickson

What is your favourite place?

Where do Guildford Borough locals go?

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.

Weir Rhodes

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

The White House

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

Amor Amora

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

The Withies Inn

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

Watts Gallery

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

The Electric Theatre

Home to many great stage shows and independent acts.

Top Table

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

The Wey Navigation

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

The William Bray

This gastro pub is set in the heart of the Surrey Hills in the village of Shere, which was the village used for many scenes from the movie 'The Holiday' with Cameron Diaz and Jude Law.

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'.

Five & Lime

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

Guildford Lido

Great for a dip all year round!

Magic Scissors

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

Black Bison

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

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

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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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