Welcome to Guilford CT
The shoreline town of Guilford offers a relaxed way of life. Scenic beauty abounds along Guilford's sparkling coastline and throughout this charming town. To the North, the land is classic pastoral New England characterized with woods, rolling hills, old farmsteads, and wonderful lakes. To the South, is Long Island Sound with beaches, harbor and salt marshes. The historic Village Green is renowned as one of the most beautiful in all of New England, and is surrounded by historical homes, and boutiques, antique shops, art galleries and restaurants creating a vibrant town center. Commuting and shopping are convenient with easy access to I-95, Route 1 and train station.
There is just about every type of recreation one could ask for including swimming, boating, fishing, and kayaking both in lakes and on Long Island Sound. Residents also enjoy parks, playgrounds, ball fields, golf and a great deal of conservation land with an abundance of hiking and walking trails. Terrific community events throughout the year include festivals, art shows, country fair, A Taste of Guilford, summer concerts, Shakespeare in the Park and holiday celebrations.
Residential areas suit a variety of lifestyles and range from magnificent waterfront homes to condominiums, to quiet family neighborhoods. Residents benefit from the rare combination of a vibrant community with the beauty of the land and sea, a rich history, proximity to major urban centers and all the charm of a quintessential New England town that offers an exceptional way of life.