Farnham is an ancient medieval town in Surrey, it's one of the most haunted towns in Britain with many historical sites and classic old buildings. Farnham has an intact Norman castle atop of castle hill and is home to the University College for the creative arts.
Farnham is well served by London's collection of airports. For travellers coming directly to Farnham, the most convenient (in reducing order of convenience) are:
- Heathrow Airport  is about 35 minutes drive along the M25 motorway then the M3 motorway. Alternatively it is linked directly to Woking rail station by the RailAir express bus service.
- Gatwick Airport is about a hour and a quarter drive away via the M23 (northbound), M25 (clockwise) and M3 (southbound) roads.
Farnham main line station is served by commuter and regional train services from many different directions. There are regular services to and from London Waterloo via Woking which take approx 55 minutes. There is a direct stopping service from London Waterloo which takes about 1 hour.
Train times can be found on the National Rail Planner or by calling 0845-748-4950 from anywhere in the UK.
- Farnham Castle A Norman castle permanently lived in for almost 900 years with buildings reflecting the changing architectural styles through the centuries.
- Lion and Lamb Yard Award winning shopping centre in the centre of Farnham is named after a former coaching inn.
- St Andrew's Church St Andrew's is the Parish Church of Farnham. There was a church on the same site as the present St Andrew’s some five hundred years before the present building was begun in the eleventh century.
- Gostrey Meadow Gostrey Meadow is a beautiful park that the River Wey flows through. There is a children's play area and a large grassed area ideal for a lazy summer picnic. Gostrey Meadow was created in 1910 as a recreational area for the residents of Farnham. The name comes from the 17th Century meadows, part of the Bush Hotel estate, which were known as Gostreeds.
- Farnham Maltings Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey 01252 726234. The Farnham Maltings is an exciting and lively community arts centre housed in Farnham’s historic maltings buildings on the River Wey. The centre offers a vast array of activities for adults and children alike
- Elphicks 10-12, West St, Farnham, Surrey. Classically styled department store, unique to Farnham.
- The Nelson 50, Castle Street, Farnham, Surrey, 01252 716078. Serving very tasty traditional English food with generous portions. The owners are very friendly and will happily give advice on the local area.
- The Coach and Horses, 2, Castle Street, Farnham, Surrey 01252 724520. Classically styled comfortable establishment serving fine ales in the heart of Farnham
- The Jolly Sailor, 64, West St, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7EH 01252 719139
- The Nelson, 50, Castle Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7JQ 01252 716078
- Plough, 74 West Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7EH
- Mercure Bush Farnham The Borough, Farnham, Surrey This 17th century coaching inn has a reputation for unsurpassed quality, charm and service. Provides a stylish retreat retaining much of its 17th century grandeur, surrounded by tranquil beauty and luxury. From £50.
- Farnham Park Hotel, Lower Hale, Farnham, Surrey. The Farnham Park Hotel and Restaurant is tucked away in one of the prettiest corners of Farnham at the edge of Farnham Park. The building is an attractively styled 17th century barn conversion, set in 40 acres of secluded parkland, with ample off road parking. The hotel offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Farnham Park hotel offers family rooms, double rooms, twin rooms and single rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. From £60.
- Hotel De Vie Firgrove Hill Farnham Surrey. Luxury boutique hotel has recently opened after major refurbishment to offer a unique fusion of traditional but sensual décor. From £90
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