Places to stay in Guildford
Guildford is the county town of Surrey, and is 27 miles south-west of central London. Guildford is home to a range of brilliant attractions, and in the summer visitors and residents alike enjoy its famous beauty spots. There are numerous interesting things to see and do here, and a great choice of accommodation too. This includes smart historic hotels such as The Drummond at Albury in Guildford and rural retreats such as Lockhurst Hatch Farm, as well as a fine selection of Surrey B&Bs and guesthouses. They'll provide you with perfect bases for exploring this most interesting corner of the county.
Stay at a comfortable B&B, guesthouse or hotel in Surrey and you'll easily be able to access the many delights of the Guildford area. The town itself is the county town of Surrey and has been settled since Saxon days. The small Norman castle mentioned above is a relic of slightly later times after the Conquest, but there was some sort of defensive building on the site long before the French arrived! Guildford's high street is remarkable and rightly famous for its numerous Tudor buildings, such as the magnificent Guildhall. From your hotel in Guildford you can easily access local sights such as Box Hill, Clandon Park and Chawton, home to Jane Austen's House and perfect for a day trip.