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

What's On at the Castle

On June 12 we have an April Ashley Memories Day - bring along photos and stories. We have various workshops and events taking place over the summer. See our events page by clicking below

Events Page 

Plan your Visit

We are open 10am-5pm every day

Visiting Hay Castle

Hay Castle Summer Performances 2024

Summer Performances

We have several shows taking place this summer including Binderella on Fri 28 June, Twelfth Night on Sun 18 August and The Secret Diary of Henry VIII on Sun 1 Sep

April: A Lady In Hay Exhibition

Current Exhibition

Come and find out about the Story of April Ashley, transgender pioneer and former resident of Hay.


Buy a Hay Peerage

You can buy a peerage and become the Duke of Radnor or Lady of the Black Mountains. Choose your title and receive a Kingdom of Hay certificate in the post.

Find out more
Bride and groom on the steps of Hay Castle

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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