Heritage Open Days

Explore the heritage sites on your doorstep for FREE with open days, walks, talks and entertainment

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Free access to over 100 events: including buildings, churches, walks, talks, tours and art.

Take a look at the 2017  pdf icon Heritage Open days brochure for Guildford¬†here. [9Mb]

Heritage Open Days take place across the UK - find events near to you by visiting www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Look out for events in Guildford including:

New for 2017

  • Effingham Golf Club
  • Grange Park Opera
  • St Teresa's School
  • History Fun in Guildford Town Centre
  • Scenes from Alice Stories in Castle Grounds
  • The Wey Quartet in Castle Grounds
  • Talk: Architectural History in Guildford High Street (venue: Quarry Street)
  • Walk: East Horsley conservation Area
  • Walk: Felday Iron Age enclosure and World War 1 (Hurtwood Car Park)
  • Walk: Georgian Guildford
  • Walk: Holmbury Hill Iron Age Hillfort
  • Walk: Industrial History - Wey and Tillingbourne Rivers
  • Walk: Shalford Tillingbourne Trail
  • Churches: Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Effingham

Children's Favourites:

  • Chilworth Gunpowder Mills
  • Dapdune Wharf - National Trust
  • Effingham Methodist Church
  • Guildford Castle
  • Guildford cathedral
  • Guildford Model Engineering Society
  • Guildford Museum
  • Guildhall
  • Henley Fort
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Medieval Undercroft
  • The Museum of Military Medicine
  • Shalford Mill (National Trust)
  • Shere Museum
  • Sime gallery
  • St Nicolas church and tower
  • Treadwheel Crane/Wey and Arun Canal Trust
  • Victorian Schoolroom
  • Watts Gallery
  • Adam Aaronson Glass Studio
  • Castle Green Bowling Club
  • Costumed 12th Century life in the Castle Grounds
  • History Fun - all around Guildford Town Centre
  • Scenes from the Alice Stories - in Guildford Castle Grounds
  • Ghosts and Legends Walk in Guildford Town Centre


See the Heritage Open Days website or  Guildford Brochure [9Mb] for more things to see and do and places to go