Whats in the Town of Guildford?

By: Ralph Ramah

Guildford is a superb town found in England. During the 21st century, Guildford is a developed English area, well decorated at several parts. The place comprises of several shops and department stores. Guildford can be considered as a tourism attraction centre in England.

Within the lands of Guildford, you would be able to come across a Tourism Information Office, several hotels including the famous Angel Hotel. Guildford had even been ranked the 9th best place to live in England in the year 2006. The year that followed saw Guildford scramble to the 12th place. This may be mainly due to the pollution caused by the large number of vehicles on the roads of Guildford. As per the Eve Prime Retail Survey 2004, Guildford is the most beautiful and safe place to make shopping. Guildford had also been ranked 27th in the whole of England.

Moreover, Guildford also contains a small museum found in the town centre. The University of Surrey can be found to the north-west of the town centre. The Guildford Cathedral can also be seen from the university's main campus. The Royal Surrey County Hospital is also nearby. To further enhance the situation, Guildford also has a major Art Gallery at surrey. The gallery is mostly known as the Guildford House Gallery and may receive more than 120,000 visits every year. The gallery is supervised by the Borough of Guildford and owns its proper art collection. The various art works come from the neighbourhoods as well as Guildford artists.

Guildford can also boast to have a theatre called the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. Guildford as well has a cinema called Odeon. There is something unique about this cinema: as of June 2007, it is the only cinema in the world displaying digital quality videos to the public. Additionally, Guildford is the ideal place for tourists as it has restaurants which serve a wade variety of food. Nightlife activities are equally possible at Guildford as there are several bars, pubs and nightclubs. Every year the Guilfest music festival as well as the Surrey County Show takes place at Stoke Park in Guilford.

Furthermore, Guildford is a town where many farmers live. Agriculture is also favoured there. Therefore, that makes of Guildford a market town with market days being Fridays and Saturdays. A farmers market takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. So, Guildford can really be a place worth the visit. Whether you want a peaceful holiday or an extremely mobile one, Guildford can be the right place to go. With hotels all around the place, you may be offered a service of quality and hence fulfill your desires of enjoying an unforgettable holiday.

Apart from its historical background, the different aspects earlier seen make of Guildford an even more beautiful place to go. So, during your passage to England, do not forget to visit Guilford. It could turn out to be a worthwhile deal.


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