Guildford, England

Rail Guide to Guildford


Guildford sits around 26 miles southwest of central London and is the county town of Surrey. Due to it's strategic location on the River Wey between the North Downs, Guildford has prospered through the ages and has always been an important centre for trade. Nowadays Guildford consistently ranks in the top 15 of the most desirable places to live in the United Kingdom and it attracts those who work in London but don't want the London lifestyle.

Guildford is busy, typically English, market town. For anyone looking for a cobbled high street, picture postcard Olde Worlde British town to visit Guildford is the perfect match. There are a wide range of restaurants, cafes, bars and traditional pubs to choose from.

The train station is very central and it's only a short walk to the bottom of the high street from the station.

Recommended places and events to visit in Guildford

Event (During July)
Guilfest Stoke Park, Guildford