Local services in Guildford
Located less than 30 miles from London, Guildford is a popular and historic Surrey town. The beautiful Guildford Cathedral brings visitors from far and wide as does the fantastic historic castle, dating back to medieval times. The University of Surrey, the Academy of Contemporary Music and the College of Law are all based in Guildford too, meaning that a steady flow of students pass through the town each year.
Although classed as a town, Guildford seems more like a city and offers a bustling town centre where history and modern life sit harmoniously side by side. The cobbled High Street is the hub of Guildford, packed with great shops, lovely cafes and some really fantastic restaurants. A really picturesque area, there are plenty of great dining choices in Guildford, with something to suit all tastes and budgets.
There's so much choice in Guildford, from cool designer brands and luxury retailers to unique independent outlets, there's something for every age group, style and budget. From beautiful boutiques and bustling Farmers' markets in cobbled streets (first Tuesday of every month except for January) in cobbled streets to state of the art 'covered' shopping centres and quirky independent shops.