Hay on Wye is a really popular small market town for visitors, renowned for its book shops and annual literary festival.
It is full of independent shops, galleries and eating places.
Hay on Wye is situated on the River Wye and is a centre for canoeing. It is set on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Both the Offas Dyke long distance footpath and the Wye Valley Walk go through the town.