2 - Heritage Tour - Saturday 31st March - 11.00


2 - Heritage Tour - Saturday 31st March - 11.00


Hay Heritage Trail: a tour covering the main history of Hay.

1.2km /0.7m /60-90 mins.
Starts /ends outside Hay Cheese Market, Memorial Square, HR3 5AF, in the centre of Hay. 

This circular tour takes in all the main historic features of Hay, including the Cheese and Butter Markets, the Town Walls and Gateways. Then off to the Castle and the original Motte next to St Mary's church, historic wells and several pubs.

The tour leader  will guide you around the sites and offer many anecdotes to bring the history of the town to life.

This tour is the most versatile route and can be cut or lengthened according to your interests and time.

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Further Information


Tickets & Booking

We strongly recommend booking tour places in advance.


Tickets can be purchased here or call Alan 01497 822722


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.