Hay is a busy, thriving market town which has developed a reputation as the second-hand book capital of the world, following the arrival in the 1960s of the self-declared King of Hay – Richard Booth. Today, with over 30 book shops, it is also the setting for the international Hay Literary Festival…
The famous little bookshop town, home to Hay Festival, is perfect for a wonder round. Sitting on the river Wye, there’s something for everyone here
Famous book festival, famous town, interesting nick nack shops and cafes. 30 mins away. Turn left at the end of our lane and keep going.