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Guildford is the county town of Surrey, England, as well as the seat for the borough of Guildford. It is situated 43 km southwest of London on the A3 trunk road mid-way between the capital and Portsmouth.
Guildford is a bustling English town, with a High Street paved with granite setts (frequently referred to as cobbled), numerous shops and department stores.
It is a market town with the market being held on Fridays and Saturdays. A farmers' market is usually held on the first Tuesday of each month.
There is a Tourist Information Office and several hotels including the historic Angel Hotel which long served as a coaching stop on the main London to Portsmouth stagecoach route. According to Channel Four Television's "The Best and Worst Places to Live in the UK" TV show Guildford was the 9th best place to live in Britain in 2006.
Guildford lies at the beginning of the A31 and is bypassed by the A3, which links London and Portsmouth. The M25 is to the north-east of the town.
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The above information was obtained from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildford
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