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

What's On at the Castle

Jasper Fforde will be talking about his bestselling book Red Side Story on Wed 6 March. We also have the Weekend of Mistakes taking place between 1-3 March

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Plan your Visit

We are open 10am-5pm with last entry at 4.30pm. On Fri 1 March there is restricted access to the ground floor only. Dogs welcome on the ground floor and in the café.

Visiting Hay Castle

Weekend of Mistakes

Weekend of Mistakes

Financial booms and busts, bubbles, swindles, panics, and crashes. Weekend tickets now sold out - individual tickets for some events still on sale. Click here to find out about next year.

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Shân Egerton: A Painter's Life exhibition

Upcoming Exhibition

Our next show Shân Egerton: A Painter's Life will open on 15 March. The gallery will be closed until then.


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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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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