shopping in Hay-on-Wye

cottage located near market in hay-on-wye

There’s plenty of treats for shoppers in Hay aside from the wealth of bookshops and thankfully they’re all in short walking distance of Smallbrook Cottage.

Antique lovers will be in heaven with a range of shops dotted throughout the town. Hay Antique Market is a particular treat with twenty stallholders offering everything from clothing to clocks and tools to taxidermy.

Shopping for clothes is a pleasure in Hay with plenty of thriving independent traders. FW Golesworthy’s stocks the best in rural fashion including Barbour, Stetson and Ugg. For the ladies, Adela’s boutique has become famed for well-cut, high quality fashion. With new ranges alongside a dress agency, there’s plenty to peruse at affordable prices. Great English Outdoors is also well worth a look, especially for those interested in Welsh textiles and exquisite leatherwork.