About Guildford

Guildford is a picturesque town within Surrey that is steeped in history dating back to Saxon Times.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, much of it owned by the National Trust, Guildford is ideal for all outdoor leisure pursuits. There is also a modern Leisure Centre that offers a variety of activities for all ages.

Guildford provides a popular and vibrant town with a fantastic high street and shopping centre complemented by a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars. There are many local attractions and listed buildings of historical interest including the castle, museum, the landmark cathedral and of course The River Wey which runs through the heart of Guildford.

There is a choice of renowned state and private schools, for all ages as well as the University of Surrey.

Ideally located for commuters – Guildford has fantastic road and rail links to both London and the South Coast – London Waterloo takes 34 minutes.

Guildford truly offers something for everyone and is a town that retains its history and charm, yet embraces the modern era.

A great place to visit and a wonderful place to live.


Guildford primary schools

Name Area Telephone
Boxgrove Primary School Merrow 01483 563 701
Bushy Hill Junior School Merrow 01483 598544
Guildford Grove Primary School Guildford 01483 504713
Guildford High School Guildford 01483 543 853
Holy Trinity Pewley Down School Guildford 01483 539033
Lanesborough School Guildford 01483 880660
Queen Eleanor's CofE Junior School Onslow Village 01483 561323
Rydes Hill Preparatory School Guildford 01483 563 160
Sandfield Primary School Guildford 01483 566586
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Guildford 01483 888401
St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School Merrow 01483 888388
Tormead School Guildford 01483 575101
Wood Street Infant School Wood Street Village 01483 235165
Worplesdon Primary School Worplesdon 01483 232126

Guildford secondary schools

Name Area Telephone
Christ's College, Guildford Guildford 01483 537373
George Abbot School Guildford 01483 888 000
Guildford County School Guildford 01483 504089
Guildford High School Guildford 01483 543 853
Kings College for the Arts and Technology Guildford 01483 458 956
Lanesborough School Guildford 01483 880660
Prior's Field School Godalming 01483 810 551
Royal Grammar School (Guildford) Guildford 01483 880600
St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School Guildford 01483 534654
Tormead School Guildford 01483 575101

Guildford further education

Name Area Telephone
Christ's College, Guildford Guildford 01483 537373
George Abbot School Guildford 01483 888 000
Guildford College of Further and Higher Education Stoke Park Campus Guildford 01483 44 85 85
Guildford County School Guildford 01483 504089
Guildford High School Guildford 01483 543 853
Kings College for the Arts and Technology Guildford 01483 458 956
Royal Grammar School (Guildford) Guildford 01483 880600
St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School Guildford 01483 534654
Tormead School Guildford 01483 575101