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Properties and events in Guildford 2021

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The Museum of Military Medicine

Keogh Barracks, Ash Vale, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 5RQ

Medicine and healthcare pioneered by the military in times of war and peace have gone on to improve the lives of millions. Surgical instruments,…

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St Peter and St Paul Albury Old Parish Church

St Peter and St Paul Albury, Old Parish Church, Albury Park, New Road, Albury , Surrey, GU5 9BB

Designed by the renowned Victorian architect Augustus Welby Pugin, it is lavishly decorated, with stained glass, painted walls and ceiling and a…

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Ash Local History Museum

Cemetery Chapel, Ash Cemetary, Ash Church Road, Ash, Surrey, GU12 6LX

Ash Museum is small and friendly and housed in a former chapel which is Grade II listed and has some beautiful stained glass windows. The local…

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Paul Nelson: Rural Rides (after William Cobbett) - Exhibition at New Ashgate Gallery

New Ashgate Gallery, Wagon Yard, Lower Church Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PS

Paul Nelson started to think about a series of paintings broadly relating to William Cobbett's book 'Rural Rides' about 10 years ago. Paul…

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Weave and Waves: Christina Taylor-Smith and Jacqueline James - Exhibition at New Ashgate Gallery

New Ashgate Gallery, Wagon Yard, Lower Church Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PS

Craft rugs by Jacqueline James, the award-winning weaver, who specialises in making individually designed hand dyed and woven rugs and wall…

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Prior’s Field School

Priors Field School Trust Ltd, Priorsfield Road, Hurtmore, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 2RH

Originally called Prior's Garth, Prior's Field was built in 1900 for a Charterhouse schoolmaster who never occupied it. It was purchased by Julia…

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630 year-old Medieval Great Barn of Wanborough

Off Wanborough Hill, Wanborough, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 2JR

10 minutes from Guildford or Farnham town centres, is the magnificent Great Barn of Wanborough. Built in 1388 by the monks from Waverley Abbey,…

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A walk led by the Wey & Arun Canal Trust

Birtley Courtyard, Birtley Road, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 0LF

The Wey & Arun Junction Canal was a crucial section of the only inland waterway to link London with the South Coast in the days before the coming…

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Abbots Hospital, Guildford (UPDATED ENTRY)

Abbot's Hospital, High Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3AJ

Founded in 1619 by George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury and a translator of the King James Bible. There are currently 24 residents. Access to…

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Albury Organic Vineyard

Albury Vineyard, Shere Road, Albury, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 9BW

Visitors can enjoy a self-guided tour around the vineyard including exclusive access to the newly planted vines adjacent to the main site. The…

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Clandon Park (National Trust property)

Clandon Park House, Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RQ

The project to bring Clandon Park back to life after a devasting fire reached a major milestone this year, as conservation work to the house’s…

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Costumed 12th Century Life - Presented by Historia Normannis

Caste Green (opposite Tunsgate Quarter side entrance), Castle Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3UQ

Meet knights displaying skill in the tourney, freemen, craftsmen, ladies of the court and barons of the realm. Watch the re-enactment of medieval…

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Diamond Celebration Exhibition

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7UP

The exhibition will include a number of items that have never before been put on show such as original photographs showing the building of the…

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English Cut Flowers Grown in Surrey

Plant Passion, Hilltop Barn, Hilltop Farm, Staple Lane, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7FP

Thanks to previous open days, we’ve found out about local cornflower, carnation and market garden flower growers in the previous Century.…

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Explore the Cathedral: Crypt, Tower and Guided Tours

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7UP

Across the day we will be running three different types of tours. Head under the Cathedral and see the original chapel built and used while the…

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Guildford Castle

Guildford Castle , Castle Grounds, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3SX

Inside you’ll find information tracing the castle’s history to the present day and at the top of the Great Tower you can survey the landscape…

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Guildford Cathedral and tower

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7UP

Climb the 249 steps up the tower for views of Guildford and beyond or go on a guided tour with one of our experienced Cathedral Guides,…

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Guildford Cathedral Literature Day

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7UP

These three talks will be bookable separately, although all will be on the same day 11am: Dave Salmon - A Man and his Camera by Geoff Burch and…

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Guildford High Street Architecture Walk

In front of Holy Trinity Church, High Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3RR

Discover the architecture and history of Guildford High Street, looking at the different architectural styles and building details.

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Guildford Institute

Guildford Institute, Ward Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LH

To celebrate this year's Heritage Open Days, The Guildford Institute's historic library will be open. Its dedicated Library & Archive team will…

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Guildford Markets Walk

Tunsgate Arch, Guildford High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AA

Led by the Guildford Town Guides.

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Guildford Model Engineering Society

Guildford Model Engineering Society Ltd, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1TU

Guildford Model Engineering Society (GMES) has been developing the site since then and now has excellent facilities for model engineers and model…

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Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum, Quarry Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3SX

The Museum is housed in a number of historic buildings linked together. The earliest is a 17th century Grade II* timber-framed listed building,…

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Guildford Story Guided Walk

Tunsgate, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3HJ

Guildford Castle, The Chestnuts Home of Lewis Carroll, the Guildhall and Abbots Hospital all play an important part in this walk. Led by…

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Guildhall

The Guildhall, 131 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AA

Grade I listed building and scheduled ancient monuments from 1550, with later alterations and additions. This 16th century building of great…

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Hatchlands Park (National Trust)

Hatchlands Park, Hatchlands, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT

A peaceful haven for wildlife with a variety of marked walks in woodland and open parkland. The house is home to Alec Cobbe and his collection…

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Henley Fort

Henley Fort Outdoor Education Centre, The Mount, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4RH

Henley Fort is the most complete of those remaining. Hidden from casual view, the fort has outstanding views across the Thames Valley and on a…

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Heritage Activity Morning

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7UP

There's a lot that goes on in Cathedral life. Hear a little about some of the aspects like how people came together to build the Cathedral by…

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Historic vehicle display on the High Street outside Holy Trinity Church. (New Location and Date Chan

Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4SB

Guildford is famous as the home of Dennis vehicles once synonymous with fire engines and buses. To celebrate this there will be a vehicle on…

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Holy Trinity Church, Guildford

Holy Trinity Church , High Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3RR

Built 1749-63 by James Horne in Palladian style, replacing a medieval church. Enlarged in 1888 by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Fine Renaissance tomb of…

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Medieval Undercroft

The Undercroft, 72 High Street , Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3HE

Undercrofts like this are features of towns engaged in the import and export trade. The elaborate, high quality stonework and the…

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Pigeon House

Weston Yard, Albury Estate, Albury, Guildford , Surrey, GU5 9AF

The squabs (unfledged pigeons) were used for fresh food in winter and the droppings for fertiliser and the manufacture of gunpowder. Come and…

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Puttenham Barn Bunkhouse

Puttenham Bunkhouse, The Street, Puttenham, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1AR

Retaining original features it has been sympathetically restored to be environmentally friendly using traditional and sustainable construction methods

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Quaker Meeting House

Quaker Meeting House, 3 Ward Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LH

The site of the original meeting room is now called Quakers’ Acre.  After the building fell into disrepair it was demolished and the land used…

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Rodboro Buildings (Wetherspoons only)

J D Wetherspoons, 1-10 Bridge Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4SB

Designed in 1901 for the production of Dennis Brothers motor vehicles, which were exported around the world. The Rodboro Boot and Shoe Company…

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Royal Grammar School

Royal Grammar School, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3BB

Access to the School is directly from High Street. The Tudor building was built for the School originally containing not only the classrooms…

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Shalford Cemetery Chapel

Shalford Cemetary Chapel, The Street , Shalford, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8BN

The interior, with red and black brickwork, timber roof, oak pews and windows in fourteenth century style hints at the Arts and Crafts movement of…

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Sime Art Gallery - Special Event - The London Theatre- 1896-1898, Sime’s ‘Bread and Butter’ years

Worplesdon Memorial Hall, Perry Hill, Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 3RF

Sidney Sime’s art whilst illustrating for the London magazines in 1896-1898 was prolific. He worked closely with editors and artists Jerome K…

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St Martha-on-the-Hill, Chilworth

St Martha on the Hill, Chilworth, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8PZ or GU5 9BG

This has been a place of worship since before Saxon times. The explosions from the gunpowder works in the Tillingbourne Valley contributed to the…

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St Mary the Virgin, Worplesdon

St. Marys Church, Perry Hill, Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 3RE

Our event are in conjunction with the Sime Gallery. In the church there will be a display of the chalice, paten and flagon and the history of the…

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St Mary’s Church, Guildford

St. Marys Church, Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3UP

Dating from the 10th century or earlier; extended in the 12th and 13th centuries. The Pre-Conquest tower is the oldest building in Guildford.…

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St Mary’s Church, Shalford

St. Mary the Virgin Church, Church Close, The Street, Shalford, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8BP

An historic church with a modern interior, full of interesting memorials and artworks. It is the fourth church on the site since Saxon times.…

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St Marys Church, Send

St Marys Church , Potters Lane, Send , Guildford , Surrey, GU23 7JN

Many interesting artefacts including a 14th century oak parish chest, a stone memorial with brass inset dated 1521, many beautiful stained glass…

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St Mary’s Church Shackleford Tour

St Mary's , Shackleford Road , Shackleford, Guildford, Surrey, GU8 6AE

The church was consecrated in 1865, having been built by the Rev’s Archdall Buttember in memory of his infant children, Charles Robert who died…

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St Nicolas’ Church, Guildford

St. Nicolas Church, The Parish Office, Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AW

The restored Loseley Chapel is now open to the public after restoration. The chapel is the burial chapel of the More Molyneux family of Loseley…

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St Peter & St Paul, West Clandon

Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, The Street, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RG

Connected by a private path to nearby Clandon Park. Although Clandon House was built later in the 18th century, the Onslow coats of arms dating…

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St Thomas’ Church, Chilworth

St Thomas' Church, 122 New Road, Chilworth, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8LU

A chance to view the original reredos which hung above the altar in the sanctuary Originally intended to be the Greshambury Institute, attached to…

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The Church of St Bartholomew, Wanborough

St Bartholomews, Wanborough, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 2JR

The Domesday Book records a Saxon church at “Wenberge” before 1060. This church was largely rebuilt by the monks of Waverley Abbey during…

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The County Club

County Club, 158 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3HJ

The building has a timber framed core dating from the 17th century with a late 18th century façade. There were Medieval stone buildings on site…

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The Jellicoe Roof Garden at House of Fraser

House of Fraser, 105-111 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3DP

Designed at the time when the first Sputnik spun above the earth, the garden is primarily a sky garden and the underlying idea has been to unite…

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The story of cheesemaking and dairy farming in Surrey

Norbury Park Farm Cheese, Shere Road, Albury, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 9BW

Visitors will see how milk is set and turned into cheese and taste all three of our cheeses; Norbury Blue - a cross between Stilton and a…

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Treadwheel Crane

Treadwheel Crane, Millbrook, Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3UT

Believed to be the last working example of its type in the country. Access to its workings.

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Victorian School Room

The Victorian School Room, 39 and a half, Castle Street, Guildford , Surrey, GU1 3SX

The Victorian Schoolroom is usually hired out to school groups to experience what attending school in Victorian times was like. Opening for…

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Walk: Kings Worthies and Scoundrels

Tunsgate Arch, High Street, Guildford, Surrey

Who stayed at Abbots Hospital the night before their execution? Who was Christopher Slaughter? Why was John Dennis fined £1?

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Walk: Made in Guildford Guided walk

Tunsgate, High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3HJ

Led by the Guildford Town Guides.

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West Lodge and Chilworth Gunpowder Mills

West Lodge, Blacksmith Lane, Chilworth, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8NQ

This is an amazing opportunity for visitors to explore and learn about the Gunpowder Mills site and view West Lodge and associated remains of…

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Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3UX

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre opened to the public on June 1965 with a star-studded gala, attended by Dirk Bogarde, Susan Hampshire, Vanessa Redgrave,…

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Effingham Methodist Chapel

Effingham Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, Effingham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 5NB

In 1854 our pretty little Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was built from local flint and modernised in 1993. See an exhibition about the Chapel,…

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St Lawrence Church, Effingham

St. Lawrence Church, Church Street, Effingham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 5LX

Grade II* listed church, with origins in the 12th century. Displays depict the history of the church and stories of nationally and internationally…

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St Mary’s Church, West Horsley

St Mary's church, Epsom Road, West Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 6AP

Rebuilt on the same site in 1030, in chalk and flint. Impressive 13th-century lancet windows and wall paintings featuring the (1) Crucifixion, …

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West Horsley Place

West Horsley Place, Epsom Road, West Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey, kT24 6AN

Stroll around our walled gardens or bring a picnic to enjoy. Learn more about the fascinating history of West Horsley Place and the charity set up…

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Ripley Village Guided Walk

Ripley Village Hall, High Street, Ripley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6AF

Ripley has a recorded history of 1,000 years and was important because of its location on the London to Portsmouth road. The walk guide will…

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