Destination guide

Friendly Guildford will entice you

Take a vacation to Guildford and enjoy the area's history, theater scene and cathedral. This welcoming city is known for its riverfront, boating and bars. The Lightbox and Legoland are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Guildford

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Guildford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Thorpe Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Woking Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Pirate Island Adventure Golf (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guildford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Guildford is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stoke Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Surrey Hills (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Winkworth Arboretum (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • RHS Garden Wisley (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Frimley Lodge Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Guildford

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Guildford Station, London Road Station and Shalford Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Guildford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 270 vacation rentals near Guildford. From 100 Houses to 42 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Guildford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Guildford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Guildford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Surrey Research Park: 467 vacation rentals
  • Guildford Castle: 521 vacation rentals
  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre: 516 vacation rentals
  • Gomshall Station: 793 vacation rentals
  • Loseley House: 453 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guildford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Guildford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 100 Houses in Guildford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Guildford include:

  • Cottages: 42 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 42 rentals available
  • Cabins: 42 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Guildford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Guildford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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