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There are no longer any of the shops up on the cobbled area as we prepare for the start of building works in 2018. The Honesty Bookshops are both still in operation and books are added daily to the shelves.

The Thoughtful Gardener
On the Backfold lane that takes you to the centre of  town is James with his delightful range of well-considered plants and gifts for your garden and home. Practical & stylish gifts for gardeners. Aromatherapeutic soaps & botanicals by Castello de Haye. Creative & inspiring work from local artists and artisans. See their website here.

Beer Revolution - Now in town
Quality bottled craft ales & beery gifts with a wide variety of Welsh & local beers. Beer Revolution have now moved to Market Street in Hay - next to the Antiques Centre and opposite Oscar's Bistro. See their website here.

Greenways Books & Magazines
Browse the bookshelves at this delightful book seller located on the backfold.
Honesty Bookshop
The refurbished Honesty Bookshop is a delightful outdoor space to read, relax and enjoy the buzz of Hay’s town centre.  The Honesty Bookshop has been a tradition since the 1960’s.  All books are £1.  There is no till; money is simply left in the collecting box.  All proceeds go the restoration of Hay Castle.

Eighteen Rabbit
Andrew and Louise have now moved down to 2 Lion Street in Hay.

Hay Castle is located in the centre of Hay-on-Wye, a lively market town on the border of England and Wales.  The main entrance is on Oxford Street. 

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Visit Hay Castle and have your say in the future of this ancient monument.

Hay Castle Trust is a registered charity that was formed in 2011 to preserve this historic site and provide a future of cultural enrichment, educational opportunities and community enjoyment.
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