City Guide



Introduction to Guildford

Guildford is an historic market town located in Surrey in southeast England, just 27 miles from central London (35 minutes by train). It has a long history, and has some beautiful period buildings. The town offers an impressive selection of places to eat and drink, as well as a monthly farmers' market.

Offering first-class entertainment and shopping, and surrounded by a wealth of gardens and historic buildings, Guildford is the gateway to some of the most stunning scenery in the Surrey Hills, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The University of Surrey and the University of Law Guildford Campus can both be found in the town.

Image credit: Guildford Cathedral at night, beaucroft/123RF stock photo.