Living in Godalming

The historic market town of Godalming is situated in the Waverley Borough and is located just five miles south of Guildford. The bustling town is becoming ever-popular with students and researchers alike due to the easy access to Guildford and London, alongside the vibrant atmosphere within the town.

Local area

The town is surrounded by natural beauty, with plenty on offer to see and do. Whether you make the most of the outdoor activities, relax in the afternoon sun in a traditional pub or visit the monthly farmers' market that offers local and carefully sourced produce and goods.

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You can get up to date local event and information from the Get Surrey and Visit Surrey websites.


A very desirable area for students, young professionals and families alike. Godalming will appeal to anyone who enjoys quiet living with access to green spaces and character properties. Read more about living in Surrey and what makes this such a unique county with lots to offer.

Average rental prices per calendar month (PCM):

  One bedroom Two bedrooms Three bedrooms Four bedrooms
Per property £750–£950 £1,100–£1,300 £1,550–£1,750 £2,250–£2,450
Per person £750–£950 £550–£650 £517–£583 £563–£613


The excellent transport links to and from Guildford include: 


  • Trains depart twice hourly to and from Guildford with a journey time between five and eight minutes. 
  • A direct train link connects Godalming to London Waterloo in approximately 50 minutes.

Visit the South West Trains website for more information.


Buses run every 15 minutes with an estimated journey time of 13 minutes. View a map of bus routes.


Cycling the five-mile route can take between 30–45 minutes. View the route on the RouteYou website.

Local letting agencies

Gascoigne Pees 01483 789453 85 High St, Godalming GU7 1AW
Seymours 01483 420555 13–15 Wharf St, Godalming GU7 1NN
Burns & Webber 01483 427101 27 High St, Godalming GU7 1AU
Leaders  01483 424040 86 High St, Godalming GU7 1DU
Mann 01483 905300 41 High Street, Godalming GU7 1AU
Masella Coupe 01483 414104 17 High St, Godalming GU7 1AZ
Surrey & Hants 01483 527171 132 High St, Godalming GU7 1AB
Hamptons 01483 905247 Baverstock House, 93 High Street, Godalming GU7 1A

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