3 Swan Loop - Wed 1st June - 4pm


3 Swan Loop - Wed 1st June - 4pm


Wednesday 1 June, 3pm – 4pm

This is the perfect one-hour tour if you want a summary of Hay. Starting at the Swan Hotel, this route stops off at the site of the original Motte and Bailey Castle that existed before the Hay Castle we know today. It incorporates Carles Gate, one of the three original gateways into the former Medieval walled town of La Haie and makes a stop in the grounds of Hay Castle on route back to the Swan.

Meet at outside the main entrance of the Swan Hotel, Church St, HR3 5DQ

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Further Information

Tickets & Booking
We strongly recommend booking tour places in advance.

Tickets can be purchased here or call Martin 07774 896208

Group Size

Maximum group size is 16 for all walks listed above.

Start Times

Please note: we aim to leave promptly at the given start time. We suggest you aim to arrive a few minutes early to ensure tours can leave on time.
All the Hay Tours walks are designed to be strolls around the streets of Hay and immediate environs. These are not hikes, so are suitable to all ages and fitness levels. 

Children welcome if accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome too, if kept on a lead.

The tours will go ahead in poor weather, unless conditions are exceptionally adverse.

Tour guides reserve the right to turn latecomers or those without an advance booking away.
Who We Are

Hay Tours is a community organisation managed by Hay History Group (hayhistorygroup.co.uk). We work to promote the cultural heritage of Hay-on-Wye, by offering friendly, informative guided tours of Hay and the immediate vicinity. All profits are put back into the organisation to cover its costs and ensure future sustainability.