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 highlights

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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 292 holiday lettings near Guildford. From 110 Houses to 38 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Guildford is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Guildford?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Guildford:

  • Central London: 6,895 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,065 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,139 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 554 holiday homes
  • Earls Court: 1,824 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Guildford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Guildford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Guildford Clandon Station: 1,213 holiday lettings
  • Wanborough Station: 529 holiday lettings
  • Hatchlands Park: 1,304 holiday lettings
  • Chilworth Station: 588 holiday lettings
  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre: 530 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Guildford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 110 Houses in Guildford. Our other popular types of Guildford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 38 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Guildford?

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

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