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

November 2022

What's On at the Castle

Hay Castle is hosting Hay Festival Winter Weekend between 25-27 November. Entry to the site will be for ticket holders only. The site will be fully open again on Monday 28 November


Christmas Opening Hours

We are open every day from 10am-5pm except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. The Printed Line will close daily at 4pm and 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. Do come and have a look - the gallery is open from 10am until 4pm every day.


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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