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Guardian Hay Festival

Guardian Hay Festival

Guardian Hay Festival

Festival, Thu 25 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017, free entry


Dairy Meadows,
Brecon Road,
Hay on Wye,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 25 - Sun 27 Nov Hay Festival Winter Weekend
Thu 25 May - Sun 4 Jun Hay Festival


Hay-on-Wye has established itself as Britain's 'town of books' so it is the ideal setting for a literary festival that now has an international reputation. The festival attracts leading writers and poets as well as plenty of celebrities. During the festival around 100,000 visitors will enjoy literature in all its forms and lots of music too.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 25 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017


Free entry

Entry to the site is free; tickets to individual events range from £6 and many events each year are free.



Plan route to Hay Festival using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 228422  Lat: 52.07276 Long: -3.12775

The Hay Festival takes place on a greenfield site, 5 minutes' walk from the centre of the town of Hay on Wye.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Hereford station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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