Moving Out: Guildford

Excellent schools, proximity to London and the beautiful South Downs on your doorstep. Clare Calow has the lowdown on guildford and its surrounding towns and villages. Illustrations by Emily Faccini.

Where to Live?

Guildford is the cultural centre just 40 mins from Waterloo. Surrounding it are the beautiful villages of Shere, Ewhurst and Albury. Farnham and Haslemere are also popular towns. 

Schools: Independent Preps

We list the top independent prep schools in and around Guildford. Click on these little legs at Highfield School for the full list. 

Schools: Independent Seniors

We list the top independent seniors in and around Guildford. Click on the picture of Charterhouse School for the full list. 

Things to do

RHS Wisley, Birdworld, walks and wonderful cycle routes around Box Hill and the South Downs and lots of lovely pubs and restaurants.