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CYCLE PARK A cycle park is available on the Festival site.

In order to reduce traffic and avoid congestion in our tiny town, we urge you to park at our Park & Ride car park. 
This is at Clyro Court (Baskerville Hall Hotel), HR3 5LE. A direct, free and frequent shuttle bus service will operate between Clyro Court and the Festival site, dropping you off right outside the entrance. These buses will run from before the first event until after the last event each day, starting on Friday 24 May, with a normal journey time of under ten minutes. The car park is suitable even if it rains, so you will not be left stuck in the mud. Parking costs £5 per day; no booking necessary – just turn up and pay on the day.


ACCOMMODATION is the official accommodation booking agent for Hay Festival. For all enquiries please email or call Sarah on 07375 396 748. Alternatively, try our sponsor hotels and campsites. Visitors may also contact the following Tourist Information Services: Hay-on-Wye 01497 820 144 Talgarth 01874 712 226 Brecon 01874 620 860 Crickhowell 01873 812 105

Disabled parking is available on the Festival site. Disabled parking spaces can be pre-booked by phone at the time of booking tickets.

Hereford 01432 370 514 Kington 01544 230 778

CAR CHARGING Hay Festival offers electric car charging points at the Clyro Court Park & Ride site (HR3 5LE). There are four 13 amp sockets available and, if your car requires it, you need to bring your own adapter. There will also be charging points in the disabled car park on the Festival site. These chargers are available on a first-come first-served basis. There is one fast charger available in the local area at Drover Cycle Hire (HR3 5EH).

CAMPING Official Hay Festival Camp Site: Camping at Tangerine Fields, a short walk from the Festival site

Camping by Pillow at Wye Meadow; 01666 504 601 Borders Hideaway, luxury caravan and camping facilities, three miles from the Festival site

01497 822419; 01497 82015


Fred’s Yurts, luxury yurt and bell tent glamping, two fields from the Festival site; 07852 333 007

Please park with consideration for local residents. We ask you not to park on the highway or grass verges.

Gypsy Castle Camping, a two-minute walk from the Festival site; 07780 974 151

BOOK TOWN FESTIVAL SHUTTLE BUS A regular shuttle bus service runs between the Festival site and the town centre throughout the Festival. Day tickets for the shuttle bus are £2. Pick up and drop off points are Oxford Road Car Park and the Festival site. The shuttle bus is supported by Richard Booth’s Bookshop.

Outdoors@Hay, near the Festival site. Choose a fully kitted-out bell tent, a yurt with woodburning stove, or pitch your own tent; 01497 820 426

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Profile for Hay Festival

Hay Festival 2019 Programme  

Hay Festival celebrates its 32nd festival in Wales, 23 May–2 June 2019.

Hay Festival 2019 Programme  

Hay Festival celebrates its 32nd festival in Wales, 23 May–2 June 2019.