Guildford Tourism

Guildford /ˈɡɪlfərd/is a large town in Surrey, England, located 27 miles (43 km) southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road midway between the capital and Portsmouth. It is the seat of the borough of Guildford. Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way By AD 978 it was home to an early English Royal Mint. On the building of the Wey Navigation and Basingstoke Canal Guildford was connected to a network of waterways that aided its prosperity. In the 20th century, the University of Surrey and Guildford Cathedral, an Anglican cathedral, were added. Due to recent development running north from Guildford, and linking to the Woking area, Guildford now officially forms the southwestern tip of the Greater London Built-up Area, as defined by the Office for National Statistics.

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Looking for travel information about Guildford? Explore the best travel advice on Guildford, United Kingdom. Guildford is located at a short trip away from London a major city in United Kingdom. Add London to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Also, to reach Guildford, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Guildford are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Guildford.

  • Know the pollution level of Guildford before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Guildford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Guildford.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 57.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.56 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.14 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.25 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Guildford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.03 USD

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