Places to stay and eat while your pet receives care at AURA

Many clients who come to AURA with their pet may have travelled a long distance for their appointment. You may choose to stay overnight to help break the journey, or even want to stay locally during this part of your pets treatment journey.

We have complied a list of local places to stay and eat while in the area. If you have travelled with another dog, or want to get out to enjoy the beautiful Surrey Hills, there are a number of accessible dog walks within close proximity to the practice.

Places to stay: Dog friendly

The Stag on the River
Lower Eashing Lane, Eashing, Surrey GU7 2QG

A charming riverside pub and B&B in the pretty village of Eashing, with seven beautiful guest rooms. Dogs are welcome to stay. Located less than 1 mile from our practice. An overnight dog supplement applies (book direct as not all rooms accommodate dogs). | 01483 421568

Hedge Farm Guest House
Thursley, Godalming, Surrey GU8 6QJ

A lovely guest house with vaulted ceilings and oak beams, set amongst 17 acres on an equestrian farm in the pretty village of Thursley. One large bedroom with an open plan kitchen and living area, a private gym and a large open garden. Located 6 miles from our practice.

The Talbot Inn
High Street, Ripley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6BB

A historic 500-year-old coaching inn with 43 contemporary style bedrooms, a restaurant serving British classics, a summer terrace and cosy bar with traditional log fires. Dog treats provided for canine guests. Located 13 miles from our practice. | 01483 225188

The Merry Harriers
Hambledon Road, Hambledon, Surrey GU8 4DR

A historic village inn with 15 ensuite accommodation suites, including dog-friendly garden rooms and Shepherd’s Huts, traditional pub food using locally sourced ingredients and a garden with neighbouring resident llamas. Located 4 miles from our practice. | 01428 682883

Barnett Hill Hotel
Blackheath Lane, Wonersh, Guildford, Surrey GU5 0RF

Luxury 4-star hotel with an award-winning restaurant set in 26 acres of gardens and woodland. Dog-friendly accommodation is available with a dog bowl and treats provided. Located 7 miles from our practice. 01483 893361

Harper’s Steakhouse
Lower Street, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2PD

Harper’s Steakhouse has 16 comfortable rooms, a steakhouse, bar and open-air terrace. Located 9 miles from our practice. | 01428 776560

The Hay Barn and The Hay Loft
Grayswood Road, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2DJ

A beautiful one-bedroom converted barn in private gated grounds with self-catering facilities, a log burner and secure ‘dog-proof’ courtyard. Located 7 miles from our practice. View here

This host also has a second one-bedroom property called The Hay Loft, which although isn’t able to accommodate dogs, may be suitable for clients whose animal is staying with us overnight.

Booking is also available directly through the host

Places to stay: No dogs overnight

Holiday Inn Guildford
Egerton Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XZ

A welcoming hotel with a health club. Dine at the hotel’s restaurant, which features elegant oak-panelled walls and a terrace, or try local ales at the lounge bar. Get energised in the Spirit Health Club’s gym or indoor pool, and after a busy day unwind in the sauna or steam room before retiring to an inviting room with a pillow menu and smart TV.

Located 5 minutes from AURA.

Holiday Inn Guildford | 0371 9429036

Premier Inn
Guildford Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3BX

A hotel situated by the River Wey just outside of Godalming town centre offering accommodation from £35 per night and great value meals at the Manor Inn Beefeater restaurant.

Located 15 minutes from AURA. | 0871 527 8466


The Inn on the Lake
Ockford Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1RH

A stylish pub situated in the heart of Godalming with a restaurant, bar and hotel accommodation. Located 1 mile from our practice. Dogs are welcome in the bar. | 01483 419997

Places to eat or grab a coffee

Closer to AURA

Hub on the Park café  Located on Surrey Research Park. Monday-Friday 8am – 2:30pm

Pitchside Coffee Located in the Surrey Sports Park. Open 7 days, 8am – 8pm

Harris + Hoole Located inside Tesco Superstore. Monday-Friday 7am – 5pm


10-15 mins drive from AURA

Brasil Vegano Cafe 26 Madrid Rd, Guildford GU2 7NU. Monday-Friday 9am – 4pm 

Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village cafe Down Ln, Guildford GU3 1DQ. Monday-Friday 10:30am – 5pm

Manor Farm Tea Room Wood Lane, Farnham GU10 1HR Open 7 days, 10am – 4pm

The White Hart – White Hart Lane, Wood Street Village, Guildford, GU3 3DZ. Open 7 days, 11:00 – 22.30

The Snooty Fox 3-5 Kings Road, Shalford, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 8JU. Monday to Friday 7-3:30pm


Guildford Town Center

Guildford Town Center has many places to choose from including but not limited to – The Ivy, Ivy Asia, Bills, Wagamamas, Gails, Giggling Squid.

We would recommend parking at York Road Car Park as it’s one of the most central car parks to the town – York Road, Guildford, GU1 4DS

Places to walk

Broadstreet common  Accessible directly from the carpark at AURA. Can be muddy in places.

Puttenham Common (15 mins drive from AURA)

National Trust – Winkworth Arboretum (20 mins drive from AURA)

National Trust – Witley and Milford Commons (17mins drive from AURA)

St Catherine’s Lock (13 mins drive from AURA, park at Park and Ride, Artington)

Newlands Corner (20 mins drive from AURA)

Riverside Nature reserve (15 mins drive from AURA)

Pewley Down (15mins drive from AURA)