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Visit Guildford's Markets

North Street market

North Street market takes place every:

  • Friday from 8.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday from 8.30am to 5pm

The market has more than 20 stalls. They offer a variety of goods including fruit, vegetables, flowers, fresh meat and fish. 

You can also buy ground coffee, cheese, bread and hot takeaway food. Jewellery and clothes are on sale too.

The market is located just a short walk from Guildford train station.

If you're travelling by car it is very close to Leapale Road and Castle multi-storey car parks.


Farmers' market

Guildford Farmers' market is on the first Tuesday of the month (except January) in the High Street, Guildford. It runs from 10am to 3pm.

Market dates in 2024

  • Tuesday 6 February
  • Tuesday 5 March
  • Tuesday 2 April
  • Tuesday 7 May
  • Tuesday 4 June
  • Tuesday 2 July
  • Tuesday 6 August
  • Tuesday 3 September
  • Tuesday 1 October
  • Tuesday 5 November
  • Tuesday 3 December and Tuesday 17 December

We have over 50 producers offering fresh local produce. 

Vegetables at Farmers' Market

We are a National Farmers' Retail and Markets Association (FARMA) accredited market. We follow quite strict guidelines on the products that can be sold. We favour locally sourced and produced ingredients. We aim to offer our customers choice. You can buy a variety of delicious high quality produce.


The market producers are listed below. Not all attend every month. Stalls vary at each market as some produce is seasonal.

Specialist markets

As well as the regular North Street market and the monthly Farmers' market, there are a number of specialist markets in the town centre for shoppers to enjoy.

Specialist markets in 2024

Antiques and Brocante market

The Antiques and Brocante Market (opens new window) runs in the High Street from 10am to 3.30pm.

  • Sunday 28 April
  • Sunday 23 June
  • Sunday 15 September
  • Sunday 15 December

Arts and Makers market 

The Arts and Makers Market (opens new window) runs in the High Street from 10am to 3.30pm.

  • Sunday 7 July
  • Sunday 3 November

Plant Based Artisan Market

The Plant Based Artisan Market (opens new window) takes place in the High Street from 10am to 3.30pm.

  • Sunday 14 April
  • Sunday 9 June
  • Sunday 8 September
  • Sunday 1 December

Children's Business Fair

The Children's Business Fair (opens new window) takes place in the High Street from 9.30am to 3pm.

  • Saturday 23 March
  • Saturday 20 July






Apply for a market stall pitch

If you are a market trader you may want to trade in Guildford. We have a variety of markets that might appeal to you and your business.

Farmers' market

  • it runs on the first Tuesday of the month (except January) in the Guildford High Street from 10.30am to 3.30pm
  • the producer must be based within a 50-mile radius of Guildford. Sometimes we will take a producer outside the catchment. This is only if it's a product that cannot be sourced within the radius
  • priority is given to primary producers including farmers, fishermen, growers, cheese-makers and brewers
  • bakers, jam makers, and some craft makers must use a certain amount of ingredients from the local area
  • where possible we prefer our products sold at the market to be:
    • reared
    • grown
    • caught
    • brewed
    • pickled
    • baked
    • smoked or processed by the stall holder

To apply for a pitch at Guildford Farmers' market email: Provide us with as much detail as possible about your business and produce.

North Street market 

  • it runs every Friday and Saturday from 8.30am to 5pm in North Street
  • this market is our regular one and turnover of traders is small
  • the rental charge for a pitch is £15 per metre frontage per day. This includes rubbish clearance, electricity, and water supply. It does not include a canopy or stall, so you need to bring your own
  • traders must provide proof of their right to work in the UK

We currently have a waiting list of traders that would like to join our North Street market. If you're applying for a pitch note that you will only hear from us if we have space available.

Apply for a pitch at North Street market