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Hay-On-Wye: Town of books
Hay-onWye is known as the book lovers paradise. It has the largest grouping of second-hand bookstores in the world, perhaps forty in all. Books are stacked floor to ceiling in these fusty buildings sometimes with very little squeeze room.
You may browse the packed shelves to your heart's content and may even find that out-of- print book you always wanted.
Bring your unwanted books and sell them or, trade them for other books.
In early summer, there is a Festival of Literature drawing famous writers from around the world.
Tired of books? Stroll your way along the narrow winding streets and into some of the antique and craft centers and charming cafes.

Richard Booth's Bookshop

The Town Clock

Cafe's crafts and antiques

The Old Butter Market