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Richard Booth's Bookshop

The most famous and still the best, Booth's is a thing of beauty – from the exquisite tiling on the outside to the immaculately catalogued shelves within (a far cry from the teetering piles of its early years). Ther…
Books in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Murder & Mayhem

Over the road from the parent store, this specialist branch of Addyman Books has a body outline on the floor, monsters on the ceiling and stacks of detective fiction, true crime and horror.
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Blaenavon Cheddar Company

Showcasing the company's range of award-winning handmade cheese, some of which is matured down in the Big Pit mine shaft, this little store also stocks a range of Welsh speciality ale, chutney, mustard and other loc…
Maps in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Mostly Maps

Behind this boldly painted blue-and-red timber shopfront you'll find exquisite antiquarian maps and illustrative plates, many hand-coloured.
Books in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Rose's Books

This lovely little store specialises in rare children's and illustrated books.
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Abergavenny Market

The 19th-century Market Hall is a lively place, hosting a general market (food, drink, clothes, household goods) on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, a flea market (bric-a-brac, collectables, secondhand goods) on Wednes…
Books in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Hay Cinema Bookshop

Hay's oldest and one of its biggest bookshops, this converted cinema is jam-packed with books on all manner of obscure subjects. There's also an antiquarian department and plenty of foreign-language titles.
Books in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Addyman Books

A rabbit warren of a shop spread over several levels, with rooms devoted to sci-fi, myths, horror, music and art, among other subjects.
Antiques in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Hay Antique Market

Seventeen little shops in one, this is a great place to look for a memento with an extra bit of mileage on it.