We have walks to suit every taste.
Pick a walk from the information below then check the dates on the What's On When page.
The highlights of our colourful history: the castle and its royal visitors, an archbishop with a fishy past, the house that Lewis Carroll chose,
Alan Turing growing up, ancient inns and underground shops.
This walk has something for everyone.
Kings, Worthies & Scoundrels
Who was a prisoner at Abbot's Hospital before their execution?
Why was Billy the Whip so called?
We tell you the stories of people who have left their mark on the town.
A walk beyond the High Street to discover the less well-known stories of the town.
Pubs and Inns
The coaching inns and pubs were the heart of town life, as well as a welcome resting place for many famous visitors.
Made in Guildford
This walk tells how trade impacted the town and how we became the first location in Europe to have a purpose-built car factory.
How did a shy mathematics tutor interest Queen Victoria and become a global phenomenon?
Art and Artists
How did the Guildford born painter, John Russell, become so celebrated?
Who created the Surrey Scholar statue?
This and much much more.
Fake or fortune
All is not as it seems: this guided walk reveals some deceptive features in Guildford's historic buildings.
George Abbott, a Guildford schoolboy, rose to become a chief advisor to King James I.
Plots and intrigue were daily events as he fought to protect both King James - and himself - from assassination.
Hold tight for an encounter with the creative heritage of the town.
Authors, stage stars and celebrated artists feature in this tour.
Hear of the triumphs, sorrows and scandals of these legendary names.
Alan Turing, the Code Bre*ke>
Alan frequently visited his family in Guildford whilst engaged in research and war work.
See their houses and experience the drama unfolding.
Travel back to a time when the town had a royal castle, but learn too of the lives of ordinary townfolk frightened by the plague.
Not only is the age of elegance to be discovered on this walk featuring Jane Austen and other notables, but also an age of scandal and intrigue.
How the exciting developments of Victoria's reign affected the people and the town.
More walks: - special interests
A number of guides are interested in subjects outside of our main theme walks.
We include a number of their special interest walks during the year.
Look out for the Military History, Guildford Markets, Mount Cemetery, and a Festive Walk (just before Christmas) in our programme.