"Charming medieval/college city in Surrey" Top 5 Page for this destination Guildford by Jefie
Guildford Travel Guide: 80 reviews and 219 photos
When my friend Sylvia and I started making plans to spend a week touring around southern England, she suggested staying in Guildford, and it turned out to be a great idea! The history of Guildford dates back to the 10th century - back then it was a small Saxon village, which gradually turned into a town, complete with its own castle built after the Norman invasion.
Today, Guildford is a small college city with a big town feel. It is located at a very convenient distance from London (about 40 minutes by train) and its busy railway station makes it a great (and relatively cheap) place to stay when you are visiting southern England. I would definitely think about staying in Guildford again next time I'm in England!
On a warm sunny day it seems the thing to do in Guildford is to go shopping on High Street. I must admit that even... more travel advice
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