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Hay Castle is a place like no other to get married. The Castle is set in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, the famous Town of Books, against the stunning backdrop of the Black Mountains. Relaxed and stylish, it's an amazing place to hold weddings, blessings or civil ceremonies with a variety of spaces to suit the size of your ceremony:

The Great Hall

Ceremonies will take place in this atmospheric hall, featuring double-height ceilings, oversized fireplace and medieval stone walls, flooded with natural light. A characterful space which can seat 80 to 100 people.

The Mezzanines

These lovely spaces on the upper levels of the mansion are Ideal for 20 to 50 people. Natural light is key, with views out over the iconic rooftops of the historic book town of Hay-on-Wye.

The Printmakers Gallery

This beautiful, light space on the first floor is suited for larger celebrations of about 80 guests. Huge south-facing sash windows with views overlooking the great lawn and the Black Mountains.

Marquee on the Lawn

For larger groups, we can offer a traditional canvas marquee to host your dinner. The marquee is suitable for groups of 80 to 150 guests.



  • Parking with charge

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the signs to the main car park in the town which is off Oxford Road.

Hay Castle | Wedding Venue

Type:Wedding Ceremony Venue

Hay Castle, Oxford Road, Hay-on-Wye, Powys, HR3 5DG

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Hay-on-WyeY Gelli Gandryll | Hay-on-Wye, Hay-on-WyeHay-on-Wye - in Welsh 'Y Gelli Gandryll' or just 'Y Gelli' is well known as 'the town of books' and is home to the Hay Literature Festival.

Hay CastleHay Castle | Castell Y Gelli, Hay-on-WyeHay Castle sets the imagination soaring. Once a great medieval stronghold, the castle and the grounds in the welsh borderlands are alive with possibilities once again as a centre for cultural, arts and education.

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