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Guildford is a town found in Surrey, that is just 28 miles southwest of London. It has a population of around 80,000. There are a lot of famous people in Guildford’s history, such as George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, the world-famous children’s author Lewis Carroll, Yvonne Arnaud, a notable French actress and Alan Turing, the Enigma codebreaker and father of theoretical computer science. Statues are found around the town commemorating them. Living in Guildford gives it residents the best of both worlds, as it is a rural community focused town, but it also has great amenities and has fast transport links into London. You can reach London Waterloo from Guildford station in under 40 minutes. Guildford is also within reach of both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, which is very convenient for those who like to travel abroad for either business or leisure.

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Things to do in Guildford

Guildford is a buzzing town, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and pubs in the town centre. There are department stores, cinemas and three theatres for residents to enjoy. The Electric theatre provides a mix of music, theatre and events. The Guildford Shakespeare Company puts on the incredible shows at venues all around the town.

There is also a lot to do for families in Guildford, with a variety of events and festivals held each year for all ages to enjoy. The Guildford Lido which is open in the summer is a fantastic place to go with kids, as well as Stoke Park which has a boating lake, a skate park, and a crazy golf course. Other attractions in Guildford worth visiting are Guildford Castle and the Guildford Cathedral. The Surrey Hills and North Downs are also stunning and great if you enjoy seeing some fantastic scenery whilst you walk.

School and Education

Guildford is home to some of the top educational establishments in the UK. Because of this many London families decide to move out to the area, so that their children can get their education at one of its world class schools. Two great private schools in the area are Guildford High School and the Royal Grammar School. For Primary schools Burpham Foundation Primary School has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and Sandfield Primary School are rated ‘Good’. For secondary schools both St Peter’s Catholic School and Guildford County school are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The University of Surrey is also located in Guildford and has some great course available as well as fantastic facilities, including a state-of-the-art sports park that is open to the public.

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Local Suburbs Nearby:

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  • Boxgrove
  • Stag Hill
  • Dennisville
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Cost to live in Guildford

As Guildford is ideally located in a rural area but has great amenities and quick links to London, record prices are being attained for properties in the town centre, with flats and Victorian homes that are found within a 15-minute walk of the station being the most popular. The overall property price in Guildford over the last year is £560,309. Most of the sales during this time were for semi-detached properties that average at £491,448. Detached properties in the area sell for an average of £881,396 and flats fetch around £303,377. Sell prices in Guildford have risen by 7% in the last year and are predicted to do so, as the area is continuing to attract more families and commuters.