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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is a theatre located in Guildford, Surrey, England. Named after the actress Yvonne Arnaud, it presents a series of locally produced and national touring productions, including opera, ballet and pantomime”
  • 14 locals recommend
Castle
“interesting to look around, restaurants nearby. gardens are a feature in the summer”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Guildford's newest Arts and Entertainment venue, great for a spot of coffee too.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 3 locals recommend
Gym
“Large heated outdoor pools for sunny days when you fancy a swim and some fun on the waterslides!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Premise
“Great view of the Guildford Cathedral from here. There's also mini-golf court here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Airhop Trampoline ParkWith over 50 interconnected trampolines forming the basis of this cool arena, you're going to run out of bounce before they do! You can play dodgeball on their tramp court with superhuman leaps and the awesome Basketball Slam Dunk Lanes let you get the air of your dreams and dunk like a 7 footer! Or try some aerial stunt work on the foam pit plunge, safe in the knowledge of the softest of landings!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gym
“Surrey Sports Park is a £36m elite training venue at the University of Surrey offering world class sports and events facilities. Situated 30 minutes outside London and close to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, the Park hosted 16 Olympic and Paralympic teams for pre-London 2012 training camps including GB Basketball, Singapore, USA Triathlon and Chinese Synchronised Swimming. It is the permanent training base of Aviva Premiership champions Harlequins Rugby Union, Netball Superleague runners up Surrey Storm, British Basketball League club Surrey United and UK top 5 swimming club Guildford City. It is also the regular training base of both England women's Rugby and Lacrosse teams”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great night view from the terrace. Wonderful service and well-presented and tasty food.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Another must visit to get to know the history of Guildford, fascinating little museum..”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“You can settle down with a drink in the bar or one of the cosy nooks. Their lively brasserie serves up à la carte feasts, as well as a set menu which changes every month. The garden also overlooks Guildford Castle, so it’s the perfect spot to sip a coffee and read the paper.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Gym / Fitness Centre
“This leisure centre has an ice skating rink, a wide range of pools and waterslides for all ages and tenpin bowling. Good activities for a rainy day. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“It is a restraunt and bar a good place for families for a drink or a meal, indoor and out door eating areas.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
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“From the flat, you turn cross left diagonally past the pub and then turn right down the church path, down the stairs, turn left and Sainsburys is a few doors down, convenient for food/drinks etc (remember Sundays they close at 4pm)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“A modern (?) Cathedral that is well known for its use in the movie 'The Omen'. The cathedral sits upon a small hill and the golden angel on its roof can be seen from a fair distance away. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great night view from the terrace. Wonderful service and well-presented and tasty food.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Gastropub
“You can settle down with a drink in the bar or one of the cosy nooks. Their lively brasserie serves up à la carte feasts, as well as a set menu which changes every month. The garden also overlooks Guildford Castle, so it’s the perfect spot to sip a coffee and read the paper.”
  • 6 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“Recently opened . Lovely setting over looking the small castle. Very buzzy and good food. Great place to go after a shopping trip in Guildford or also for brunch.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Great little restaurant, part of a chain but never fails to serve a fantastic brunch, lunch or dinner!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pub
“Good oven-baked pizza. Pizza offer on Mondays - 2 pizzas for £10! Quiz on Wed Salsa on Thrursdays! Live Music at w/e ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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