Hay is world-renowned for books and bookshops, and there are plenty of shops to browse and places to eat and drink. Visit www.hay-on-wye.co.uk.
We are very lucky to have a fantastic 50-seater cinema in Hay.
It is possibly the most comfortable cinema in the world!
Location: Brook Street, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 820 322 http://tickets.boothbooks.co.uk
Please ring first to check availability.
The Seven Stars has a pool and sauna which you can book for private use.
Location: 11 Broad Street, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 820 886
Riverside Caravan Park pool and Jacuzzi. Location: Bronllys LD3 0HL. Tel 01874 711 320
The Burton Hotel Luxury Spa and Pool. Location: Kington (30 minutes’ drive from Hay). Tel 01544 231 995. www.burtonhotel.co.uk/cloud9spa
Brecon Leisure centre pool. www.freedom-leisure.co.uk/centres/brecon-leisure-centre/
HAY MARKET DAY
Hay Market is on every Thursday morning until 1pm. Antiques and bric-a-brac, cheeses and dairy products, fresh fish and game, garden plants and flowers, greetings cards, home-made cakes and savouries, household goods and clothes, locally baked organic bread, homemade preserves and chutneys, fruit and vegetables and more.
RESTAURANTS in hay
There are plenty of food places to chose from in Hay itself, which boasts many pubs and restaurants with great food and lots of cafés.
Tomatitoes Tapas Bar, Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 820 772
Chapters, St John’s Place, Hay-on-Wye (opening July 2019)
The Swan Hotel, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 821 188
Red Indigo Indian Cuisine, 10 Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 821 999
Shepherds Parlour (a must!), 9 High Town, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 821 898
PUBS in hay
The Old Black Lion, Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye. Quiet. Friendly staff.
The Three Horseshoes, Felindre. Great beer and food at a decent price. Friendly staff.
The Blue Boar, Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 01497 820 884. Tim Taylor beer. Great pub.
The Three Tuns. Tel:01497821855. Italian menu.
The Rose and Crown (sports bar)
eat & drink further afield
The River Café, Glasbury HR3 5NP. Tel 01497 847 007
Foyles, Glasbury HR3 5LH. Tel 01497 847 550
The Tram Inn, Eardisley HR3 6PG. Tel 01544 327 251
The Roast Ox Inn, Painscastle LD2 3JL. Tel 01497 851 398
Llangoed Hall, Llyswen LD3 0YP. Tel 01874 754 525. www.llangoedhall.co.uk
The Felin Fach Griffin, Felin Fach, near Brecon, LD3 0UB. Tel 01874 620 111. www.felinfachgriffin.co.uk
TAKEAWAYS in Hay
Red Indigo Indian Cuisine. Tel 01497 821 999
Terri’s Fish and Chips (just down from the clock tower)
Co-op, Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BZ
Deliveries available from Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda
The Post Office is located in the centre of Hay-on-Wye, next to the Butter Market.
The cashpoint in Hay is located at the Post Office. Cash back is also available in several of the shops.
The two nearest petrol stations are in Clyro (HR3 5SB) and Glasbury (HR3 5NP).
Booktown Taxis, Hay-on-Wye. Tel 07881 726 547
Herdman Coaches and Minibuses. Tel 01497 847 100 or 01497 851 616
TOURIST INFORMATION CENTREs
Hay-on-Wye TIC is located at Hay Craft Centre, right next to Hay Car Park on Oxford Road. Tel 01497 820 144
Talgarth TIC Tel 01874 712 226
Brecon TIC Tel 01874 622 485
St Eigon’s Church, Llanigon (Church of Wales)
St Mary’s Chuch, Hay-on-Wye (Church of Wales)
St Joseph’s RC Church, Hay-on-Wye
Salem Baptist Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay-on-Wye
Bethesda Evangelical Church, Oxford Road, Hay-on-Wye
NEAREST BUS STOPS
Destination: Brecon and Hereford
Location (Brecon bus): Hay-on-Wye Car Park, Oxford Road
Location (Hereford bus): Opposite side of road from Car Park, Oxford Road