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

What's On at the Castle

We have the PBFA Book Fair taking place this weekend and entry into the castle is free on Sat 20th. Writing with Light includes outdoor film screenings at the end of August.

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Plan your Visit

We are open 10am-5pm every day. We have Free Entry on Sat 20th July for the PBFA Book Fair. Parking in Oxford Road carpark.

Visiting Hay Castle

Hay Castle Summer Performances 2024

Summer Performances

We have outdoor shows & films taking place this summer with Twelfth Night on Sun 18 Aug, The Princess Bride on 24 Aug, Jaws on 25 Aug 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. If you have stories about April come to our Memories Day on Aug 17th


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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