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The restoration and regeneration of Hay Castle is an exciting project for our community, and volunteers and support are welcome.  

You can join the Friends of Hay Castle.  Friends are enthusiastic supporters of the Hay Castle restoration project, they receive news about the project, and are the first to receive invitations to events at the Castle.  The annual subscription for a Friends membership is £20. 

If you would like to become a Friend and pay by PayPal please go to our Friends online payment page.

Hay Castle Trust is a registered charity that is dependent on donations from individuals and grants to ensure its future. Please see our Donate Page for more details.

If you are a grant-giving trust or company and would like to discuss how you might support the project, please contact

You can volunteer your time or expertise. If you’re interested in the grounds and gardens, arts, education, historical research, or helping with essential fundraising or involving the community, please sign up and enter YES in the volunteer box on the sign up form: CLICK HERE FOR SIGN UP FORM

Or you can get in touch by emailing

If you are aged between 16-20, live in the local area and would like to be involved in the plans here at Hay Castle then why not sign up to join our Youth Forum?

We are looking for a mix of people who would like to meet up and get involved in deciding what is going to happen in the future at Hay Castle. We would like to meet those with a passion for history and heritage, anyone interested in digital technology and running coding or gaming workshops, future tour guides, anyone interested in retail and bookshops, designers, makers, photographers, writers...

If you think you would like to be part of our youth forum then please email and we will get back to you.
To find out about the latest job opportunities at Hay Castle, visit our News page, or email

Donate books to the Honesty Bookshop.  All proceeds help maintain this iconic attraction.  If you have books to donate, just come along and drop them off or add them to the shelves yourself.
Also, our bookcases are forever getting in a mess, so if you would like to come along and give them a little tidy, please be our guest!
Contact if you have any questions.

Our address is:
Hay Castle
Hay on Wye

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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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