Things Nearby

Merrist Wood- what’s nearby

 

Transport from Guildford Station-

Bus- walk to Friary bus station (5 mins) then get no 20 bus (Kite service between Guildford and Aldershot). Every 15 mins Mon-Fri, 20 mins Sat and 30 mins Sun. Timetable https://tiscon-maps-stagecoachbus.s3.amazonaws.com/Timetables/South/Guildford/GDTheKiteTimetable20Nov17.pdf

Taxi- Lots of taxi firms. GM Cars has office at back entrance of station 01483 566566  About 4 miles, takes 12-14 mins

 

Swimming pools

Guildford open air Lido-Lido Rd, Stoke Park, Guildford GU1 1HB Open 10.30-6.30. Parking gets full, alternative parking at Spectrum Leisure Centre across the road (10 mins walk)

Spectrum Leisure Centre- Parkway, Guildford GU1 1UP. Also Bowling, ice skating, gym

Surrey Sports Park- Richard Meyjes Rd, Guildford GU2 7AD. Also climbing, gym.

 

Things to do in local area for if you feel the need to escape for a few hours

River- Lots of walks along the River Wey that runs through Guildford

Guildford Castle- Castle St, Guildford GU1 3SX. Ruined Motte and Bailey castle in centre of Guildford

Watts Gallery Artists village Down Ln, Guildford GU3 1DQ  https://www.wattsgallery.org.uk

Watts Chapel  Down Ln, Compton, Guildford GU3 1DN  Beautiful magical chapel built in Celtic/ Art Neaveau   style https://www.wattsgallery.org.uk/about-us/artists-village/watts-chapel/

Surrey Hills- Lots of amazing walks in the hills surrounding Guildford

Paddling pool in Stoke park for younger kids  117 Stoke Rd, Guildford GU1 1ET. Can use car park at Guildford College

Wild Wood Treetop Adventure Lido Rd, Guildford GU1 1HB  High ropes, treetop walkways, zipline https://www.wildwood-adventure.com

 

Shops

 

Address/Postcode

Comments

Fairlands estate

Newsagent- limited range of groceries

Party shop/Post office

Charity shop

Hairdressers

Fairlands Ave, Fairlands, Guildford GU3 3NB

 

Walking distance of Merrist Wood

Rokers farm shop

Loose fruit and veg, eggs

Fairlands Farm, Holly Ln, Worplesdon, Guildford GU3 3PB

Walking distance of Merrist Wood

Co-op

 

121B Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8BE

Cash machine. Open 7am-10pm, 10-4 on Sundays

Tescos

 

Ashenden Rd, Guildford GU2 7UN

 

Sainsburys local

 

124-126 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9RT

Cash machine

Little Waitrose

 

200-202 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9UY

Cash machine, petrol station

 

 

 

 

Chemists

Fairlands Pharmacy

Fairlands Medical Centre, Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey GU3 3NA

Walking distance

 

LLoyds

119  Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8BE

 

 

Boots

4 Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8AF

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency dentist or call 111

Fairlands Dental practice

Fairlands Avenue, Guildford, Surrey. GU3 3NA

Walking distance

 

Woodbridge Hill Dental Practice

49A Woodbridge Hill, Guildford GU2 9ZD 01483 568584

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctors surgery

Fairlands practice

Fairlands Avenue, Worplesdon, Guildford GU3 3NA

01483 594250

 

Walking distance

 

 

 

 

A&E

Royal Surrey Hospital

Egerton Rd, Guildford GU2 7XX

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petrol stations

Esso

56A Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8AG

Cash machine

 

Shell

200-202 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9UY

Cash machine, Little Waitrose

 

 

 

 

Food places

Farmhouse restaurant

Holly Ln, Worplesdon, Guildford GU3 3PB

Back of Rokers farm shop 8.30-4 Mon-Fri, 9-4 Sat. Does breakfasts

 

Whyte Lyon and Dragon pub

 

1 Perry Hill Worplesdon, Guildford GU3 3RE. Food bit hit and miss, used to be Thai but new owners, mainly Chinese now. Be prepared to wait for your food!

 

 

Cricketers pub

Aldershot Road, Guildford GU3 3AA

 

35 min walk

 

Royal Oak pub

89 Oak Hill, Wood Street Village, Guildford GU3 3DA

1hr walk

 

White Hart  pub

Wood Street Village, Guildford GU3 3DZ

1hr walk

 

Holroyd arms pub

36 Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8AF

 

50 min walk or get Kite bus

 

Empire Fish and Chips

115 Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8BE

 

45 min walk or get Kite bus

 

Seafare Fish and Chips

147 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9XA

 

 

 

Imraan Tandoori takeaway

111 Aldershot Rd, Guildford GU2 8BE

45 min walk or get Kite bus

 

Miahs Indian Takeaway

139 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9XA

 

 

 

Shahin Indian restaurant and takeaway

29 Woodbridge Hill, Guildford GU2 9AA

 

Best Indian in the area

 

Beijing Chinese restaurant and takeaway

132 Worplesdon Rd, Guildford GU2 9RT