HowTheLightGetsIn Philosophy festival - Hay-on-Wye


Many thanks to everyone who came to stay with Fred's Yurts at Hay 2014

Many thanks to Bill Goddard (Rustic Campers) for the above photo of the 2014 encampment just a field away from the centre of Hay-On-Wye

Fancy staying in cosy yurts and wagons (with wood burners and doors) at Hay 2015? Sign up to the Hay festival mailing list on the right and you will be notified as soon as Fred's Yurts start taking bookings for accommodation for the Hay Festival 2015

Less than 10 minutes walk from the centre of Hay, in a spacious site near the river with views of the castle, Fred's Yurts offer some of the finest tented accommodation available during the Hay Festivals. Returning for their 5th year, expect a welcoming reception


Please take a look at the accommodation options!

All accommodation options come with full fresh clean bed linen and blankets

All yurts have lockable wooden doors, comfy beds, mirrors and lighting

           Luxury Yurts  Breakfast & Reviews Self and Pre Pitched Tents

Small yurt

  • Super cosy and very efficient
  • Lower than normal walls and door
  • Standng room in the centre
  • Perfect for a couple or 2 sharing with room for a child if required

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Continental breakfast

Served from 8-10am daily

Enjoy a sit down breakfast with the morning papers before you head out for the day...

Book Now  £6 per person

Camping pitch

New for 2014! - from £5 per person

Bring your own tent and set up your own home from home at Hay 2014

Parking included (near to tents)
Special introductory rates for 2014

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Medium 12ft yurt

  • Perfect for a couple or a family of 3
  • Wood burner fitted
  • 50% larger than small yurts
  • Full height walls and door


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Hay testimonials

Find out what past guests have to say about Fred's yurts at Hay

"Hi - just to thank you all - Fred, Kitty, Nancy, Andy, Angharad, Willow and of course, Silas, for making our weekend with you at Hay so enjoyable.
The yurt and your hospitality exceeded our expectations and we had a really lovely, chilled time.
Thanks so much for all your hard work and your warm welcome."
With best wishes,

The Book Club Girls - xx

Hay Festival 2013

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Classic 4m bell tent

Spacious and light, the classic bell tent comes with a double futon bed and a single air bed with room for 1 more if required (chargeable)

  • 4m diameter with central pole and zip door
  • Bunting over the doorway!

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Medium 14ft yurt

  • Popular with families, these yurts come with
  • 1 double and 2 single futon beds
  • Wood burner fitted to keep the chill away

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Bow top wagon

Stunning authentic gypsy wagons

  • Very romantic - perfect for couples
  • Space for up to 2 small children
  • Insulated and fitted with a wood burner

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Large 5m family tent

New for 2014 - large spacious family sized canvas frame tents

  • 2/3 separate bedrooms and living area with table and chairs
  • Air beds for 4, room for more with full bed linen

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Large 16ft family yurt

A very civilised space - ample for a family with room for more guests if needed - 16ft diameter

Comes furnished with a full height double bed and 2 single futon beds as well as a large wood burner

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Superior Mongolian

The ultimate accommodation in Hay under canvas

  • 19ft authentic Mongolian ger
  • Large wood burner fitted
  • Full height double bed & futons
  • Sleeps 6 (room for extra guests)

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Camper van pitch

Special introductory rates for 2014

Bring your beloved home on wheels to the Hay festival and stay with Fred's Yurts

From £5 per person per night

Small and large pitches available

More info and booking