Tours & Walks in Guildford
Whether you are looking to deepen your local knowledge with the rich history of the area or take in the wonderful sights of the Surrey Hills, there is a tour or walk for you to be found in Guildford and its surroundings. You could be forgiven for thinking you were in the South of France with vineyards dotted along the North Downs Way and an extensive range of tours and walks of all varieties along this ripple from the Alps. You can travel back a thousand years in time with our historical guided walks and see the unique and welcoming character of the nearby towns and villages. With so many options throughout the year, your first step starts here.
Historical/ informative tours
Guildford town guides are local experts on all things Guildford, with a millennium of history to tap into you can discover what has happened through the ages and turned Guildford into such a diverse tapestry today. Learn about local famous figures such as Alan Turing, the father of modern computing and Lewis Carroll author of the weird and wonderful Alice in Wonderland. See hidden gems, that go unnoticed to the untrained eye and the subtleties of the architectures that change building to building.
If you want to get an idea of the history in advance, pick up or download our historic trail leaflet, giving you an overview of the town's history.
Guildford's hidden gems self-guided tour
Discover lesser-known nuggets and snippets from Guildford's past. Walk the streets of the town and learn more about Guildford's Heritage on this self guided Trail of the town.
Tours for your favourite tipples
With a mixture of indoor and outdoor options, explore a beautiful Albury vineyard or one of our other award winning vineyards and learn what makes English Sparkling Wine so special and the wide range of stills in the mix too.
For the gin lovers amongst you Silent Pool is the place to go, not only can you try their ever-growing range, but you can also learn the intriguing history of the site it is built upon.
There is something for everyone and combining this with the stunning surroundings makes for an excellent pairing.
Something a little different
If you fancy an evening of spooky delights you can go on one of the Ghost Tours - Pre booking is currently essential.
Discover lesser-known nuggets and snippets from Guildford’s past. Download the Secret Stories Ordnance Survey App and turn family walks into mini adventures.
Walks in nature
We also have a fantastic range of walking books for purchase in our shop, whether for localised, long distance, riverside, or dog walking.
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.