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The Swan at Hay is the perfect place to visit at any time of year - please check back regularly to find out more as we add our events for 2018.

Hay Festival 2018

24th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018

The Hay Festival is arguably one of the most popular literary events in the UK and is back in 2018. Attracting thousands of visitors from all over the globe, this is a real treat for book lovers. The festival celebrates the greatest written works from not only published authors, but also comedians, lyricists and comedians. 

Described by Bill Clinton as "the Woodstock of the mind", notable speakers have included Stephen Fry, Desmond Tutu, Ian Rankin and even the politician Boris Johnson.

The Swan has always been a popular destination for food and the odd tipple during this event but be warned it does get busy! Come along and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere in Hay during this period.

Swan at Hay - Hay Festival 2018

Hay Winter Festival 2018

22nd - 25th November 2018


Enjoy a luxurious stay at the Swan at Hay during the Hay Literary Winter Festival.  The Swan is a host site for numerous events throughout the weekend, so why not stay in the prime location for the festival.

But best book soon as we have very limited availability!

B&B from £135 per night based on 2 people sharing.  Call us directly on 01497 821188 to ensure the best prices possible.

We will also be open for lunch and dinner throughout the Festival, with food served until 10pm.



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The Swan at Hay , Church Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DQ

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