Things to do in Guildford
When it comes to things to see and do, Guildford has plenty to offer! From amazing countryside walks in the North Downs and scenic cycling along the tow paths to picturesque villages so simply lose tract of time as you wander around the historic town with its restaurants, cafes, independent shops.
Why not take one of the free guided walks and discover the town’s fascinating past, walking in the footsteps of famous former inhabitants like George Abbot, Lewis Carroll and Alan Turing? You can explore many historic buildings like the Castle, Museum and Guildford House (where the Tourist Information Centre is located) and visit historic churches and the twentieth century cathedral.
Guildford is well served for sports enthusiasts. You can enjoy a swim in the stunning outdoor swimming pool, the Lido, have an exhilarating few hours at Airhop trampoline park or pick up a racket, launch a bowl down an alley, ice skate and enjoy a multitude of other activities at Guildford Spectrum. You can even walk or cycle into beautiful countryside directly from the town centre up onto the North Downs.
This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus.