Important places in Guildford

Guildford has a wealth of interesting buildings and places that reveal its long and fascinating past.  From the simple construction of the wooden Taylor’s Cottage; through to buildings constructed by convicts labour, including the impressive Courthouse and on to the stylish Art Deco Features of the Town Hall – it is possible to trace this history.

Explore this section to find out more about these buildings and then pick up a Heritage Walks leaflet from the Swan Valley Visitor Centre (in the Courthouse) to see them for yourself!

Colonial Gaol

Guildford Courthouse

Mechanics Institute

St Matthew’s Church and Stirling Square