Castle St, Guildford GU1 3SX, UK
About Guildford Castle
Guildford Castle is in Guildford, Surrey, England. It is thought to have been built by William the Conqueror, or one of his barons, shortly after the 1066 invasion of England. The grounds at Guildford Castle opened as public gardens in 1888 to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. The gardens have wonderful floral displays, centred on the 11th Century Castle Keep. Other attractions include a life-size statue of Alice Through the Looking Glass, a bowling green and music concerts in the b
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Guildford Museum is the main museum is in the town of Guildford, Surrey, England. It was housed in beautiful, historic buildings next to the Castle Grounds. The exhibitions are free to visit and include a variety of changing exhibitions, plus a permanent collection of objects dating from prehistoric times. It cares for over 75,000 objects, dating from c.500,000 BC to the modern day. The Museum's collection contains objects either from, or in some way related to, Guildford, and to a lesser exten
Guildford House is a fascinating 17th century Grade 1 Listed town house in the High Street. The town house is home to Guildford House Gallery. The four-storey property was built as a wealthy merchant's house and still has many of its original features, including a beautifully carved staircase, moulded plaster ceilings and oak and pine panelling. The house contains some of Guildford borough's art collection including the world's largest public collection of pastel portraits by Guildford-born art
Dapdune Wharf is a former industrial wharf and boat yard on the Wey and Godalming Navigations in Guildford, England, UK, close to the Surrey County Cricket Club ground. It is now maintained by the National Trust. Originally a goods transshipment point, before the construction of the Godalming Navigation the principal cargos were timber from the Surrey forests and gunpowder from the works at Chilworth as the Guildford authorities refused to let it pass through the town centre for loading at the
Stoke Park is Guildford's largest park, with plenty of beautiful open green space, a fully-equipped children's playground and skate park. It is also a Green Flag award winning park. The park and its woodland have remained more or less intact since they were laid out in the 18th-century.
Guildford Cathedral is one of the town's iconic landmarks and a unique twentieth century Grade II* listed building with a beautiful interior and an amazing story. The Cathedral seeks to serve the people of Guildford and Surrey and is open to all, for free, 365 days a year. Across the weeks and months the Cathedral offers a varied programme of family-friendly activities, outreach for the elderly, schools visits and workshops, arts, events and volunteering opportunities.
Shalford Mill is a great example of an 18th century water mill. It is a National Trust site near Guildford in Surrey. This large timber-framed mill on the River Tillingbourne was given in 1932 by a group of anonymous NT benefactors calling themselves ‘Ferguson’s Gang’.
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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.