A centre for arts, literature and learning in the historic Welsh market town of Hay-on-Wye

January 2023

What's On at the Castle

The 150mm Challenge Blacksmithing exhibition is on the top mezzanine until 23 March. There is a talk about Life on the Floodplain on 8 Feb. On 11 Feb learn about money, banking and crypto with our one day workshop.


Winter Opening Hours

We are open every day from 10am-4pm during January and until February 20th. The rest of the year we open 10-5pm. The Printed Line has been extended until 5 Feb 2023.

Visiting Hay Castle

the printed line exhibition

The Printed Line Exhibition

We have a fantastic exhibition of works from the Arts Council Collection on display in our gallery. The gallery is open from 10am until 4pm every day and the exhibition has been extended until 5 Feb.


Be a Lord or Lady

Hay Castle is entitled to bestow peerages in the tradition of our very own King of Hay, Richard Booth. You could be the Duke of Sidcup or the Duchess of Solihull.

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Support Us

You can help us by becoming a Friend, a Keeper or if you have some time, a volunteer. You can also leave a legacy or make a straightforward donation. Have a look at the ways in which you can support Hay Castle.

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Events for you

Whether it's a special birthday, a family reunion, wedding, or a business meeting, the Castle has a number of spaces which will accommodate you and your guests.


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