Guilford is a beautiful, classic New England town located along the Connecticut Shoreline. Settled in 1639 Guilford has a strong sense of community, history, art, scenic waterfront, and a nice combination of residential and summer life.
Guilford boasts the largest town Green in New England. It is truly the center of activity for community events such as concerts, art and antique shows, and plays, to name a few.
Guilford has the third largest collection of historic homes in New England, with five historic museums of 17th, 18th and 19th century homes. The Henry Whitfield State Museum remains the oldest stone house in New England and holds many artifacts of 17th century Guilford. Don't miss the Guilford Handcraft Center which is a non-profit company committed to supporting the arts.
For recreation, the town offers the beach, public marinas, yacht club, private and public tennis courts, the Guilford Lakes Golf Course and many trails for hiking or riding. Guilford's town center is walking distance to Jacobs Beach and the Shoreline East train station. Guilford schools are first rate with a strong emphasis on commitment to a quality education. Come and enjoy everything Guilford has to offer!