Destination guide

Friendly Guildford will entice you

Take a holiday to Guildford and enjoy the area's history, theatre 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-see attractions 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 holiday home and check out everything that makes Guildford a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Guildford

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city centre. 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 near Guildford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday rentals near Guildford. From 116 Houses to 38 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Guildford for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Guildford:

  • Central London: 6,707 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 935 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 4,009 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,261 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,836 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes 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 homes near great places in Guildford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hatchlands Park: 1,334 holiday rentals
  • Guildford Guildhall: 593 holiday rentals
  • Watts Chapel: 475 holiday rentals
  • Guildford Clandon Station: 1,254 holiday rentals
  • Wanborough Station: 571 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Guildford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 116 Houses in Guildford. Our other popular types of Guildford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 38 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 38 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 38 holiday houses

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 22 holiday homes with pool available in Guildford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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