About This Area
Guildford is located equidistant from London and Portsmouth, making it a great town for travellers. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, there is plenty to do in the beautiful and historic town of Guildford.
Created shortly after 1066, Guilford Castle is a landmark that is not to be missed with the grounds including extensive flower beds, fish ponds and statues. The open-air theatre can be enjoyed in the summer in the tranquil atmosphere. A panoramic view of Guildford and its surrounding countryside can also be obtained from the castle roof for those who are willing to climb up to it.
Another historic landmark is the Guildford Cathedral where visitors are welcome to explore the building. There is much to discover including the treasury, library and archives containing material from its origins to the modern day including letters, photographs and DVDs.
The exhibitions in Guildford Museum represent the history of Guildford and its surroundings, dating back to prehistoric times through to the 20th Century.
Guildford certainly is not short of supply of entertainment venues raging from art galleries, theatres, live music and stand-up comedy. An annual international music festival is one of Guildford’s trademarks, which is worth keeping an eye out for.
The luxury shopping capital of the UK is what Guildford is known for. Aside from the fashion and luxury jewellers, the town consists of luxury camera shops, antique dealers, art supplies and candle retailers.
With a busy day, you will need plenty of food and there is plenty of choice from the cafés, restaurants, food halls and farmers' markets within four separate shopping centres each with its own atmosphere.
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