Hereford
Hay-on-Wye/Y-Gelli
Hay-on-Wye/Y-Gelli The Essential
At the northern end of the Black Mountains, this market town is famous for its second-hand bookshops and its annual Literary Festival. The castle dates back to the 12C. South of the town is Hay Bluff, an escarpment of the Black Mountains offering incomparable views over the Wye Valley and deep into Wales.