markets & market towns
East of England
When you visit Guildford in the Heart of Surrey you will find a vibrant market town with excellent shopping, a wide selection of places to eat and drink, art and culture, and a heritage dating back to Saxon times.
Guildford is just 35 minutes from London Waterloo by train and well served by the A3 and M25.
Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are easy to get to and so is the south coast so it is the perfect place from which to explore the whole of South East England.
Choose to stay in the town centre close to the shops and entertainment, or head for a hotel or B&B in the countryside, and relax by walking or cycling in the surrounding countryside.
Stroll along the banks of the River Wey to unwind, or let the Guildford Town Guides take you back in time to learn of Guildford’s history and visit the Medieval Castle Keep, the Tudor Guildhall or the Georgian Art Gallery.
From the theatres and entertainment venues to the summer outdoor drama you will always find plenty to entertain you in Guildford
The Guildford Farmers’ Market takes place on the famous High Street on the first Tuesday of every month (except for in the month of January) between 10.30am and 3.30pm. The market celebrated its 10th anniversary back in 2010 and has over 40 different local vendors from Guildford and further afield.
Meats, cheeses, breads, vegetables, art work, jams & preserves, baked goods, fresh herbs, oils, teas and homemade drinks are just some of the things you’ll find at this lovely local’s farmers’ market.
Whilst in Guildford why not Visit the Guildford Museum renowned for its local history collection and needlework. Find out about Guildford residents from the past including Lewis Carroll who is buried in Guildford’s Mount Cemetery.