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A locals' guide to Guildford Borough

"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 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.

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 Continental Café

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

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...

The Wey Navigation

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

Magic Scissors

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

Loseley Park

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

Coffee Culture

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

The Withies Inn

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

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.

Watts Gallery

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

The Clock House

A Michelin star restaurant in Ripley with delicious food. It's perfect for a special occasion.

Guildford Lido

Great for a dip all year round!

The White House

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

Kinghams

Award-winning food made with local produce.

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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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"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."

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NCT Bumps & Babies

Trinity Centre Trinity Churchyard
A group for expectant mums and parents with young babies (generally up to walking). Come along for a hot drink and chat with other local parents while the babies play on the playmats and toys provided. Plenty of space for buggies toilets baby changing and a quiet room. On the last Wednesday of each month we also have a special event running alongside the usual group - previous activities have included arts and crafts music sessions mini photo sessions and stalls. Held in the centre of town at the Trinity Centre next to Holy Trinity Church at the top of the high street. The nearest car park is Sydenham Road. Entry £1 for NCT members £2 non-members including refreshments. Website

Thula Mama Harmony singing group for carers and babies


Thula Mama is an inspirational singing group for parents and carers of babies aged from birth to walking. We learn and sing lullabies and songs from around the world to share with our little ones. And we sing in beautiful 3-part harmony. You don't need to have any previous singing experience, just come along and enjoy sharing music with a group and with your baby. Website

The Nest: A NCT Parent and Baby Group in St. John's

St John's Memorial Hall
The Nest' is a parent and baby Group in St. John's where new parents can come and have a relaxing cup of tea / coffee and chats with other new parents about their life as new parents and the highs and lows that comes with it. For details about the 'The Nest' and the aim of this group please click here. This group is catered for new parents and their babies under 12 months of age. Website

Tiny Tunes

Cobham Methodist Church
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

NCT Bumps & Babies

Burgundy & Black
B&B is held on the first and third Friday of every month. B&B is for mums with bumps and both parents or carers of non-mobile babies. So come along and meet others for tea or coffee get yourself out of the house and get your baby socialising. If your child is more mobile or you have older toddlers just be aware that this is a cafe environment. This is open to all there is no need to have attended NCT classes or be a member. Website

Tiny Tunes

North Holmwood Village Hall
Tiny Tunes provide 3 months - 5 years pay as you go Music and Dance Classes, Nursery Sessions and Parties in London, Middlesex, Surrey & Berkshire . Hide under a parachute, wave the pom poms, meet Mr Tiny, shake the maracas, dance with bubbles and sing along! As well as the all time favourite rhymes and songs, Tiny Tunes gets the little ones dancing to some of the well known pop classics! Price: £5 per child ( £2.50 Siblings) Pay as you go so you just turn up! Website

NCT Bumps & Babies group

St Andrews Church Hall
A lovely friendly group for non-walking babies we met every Monday morning even during the holidays Lots of mats blankets and toys for the babies to play on. Just £1 towards hall, refreshments provided. Website
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