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

What's On at the Castle

Life Drawing is back for the autumn term with a new starting time of 11am. Print Club is every other Wednesday at 4pm

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Opening Hours

We are open 10am-5pm every day.

Visiting Hay Castle

Josef Herman exhibition

Josef Herman

Our next exhibition Josef Herman: Refugee Artists Wales opens on Sep 28th. We also have a programme of events associated with the exhibition throughout the Autumn. This is also the last week to see our Richard Jenkins photos in the café


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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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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