Little can be said for those who have been to Hay-on Wye except its popularity has grown and its amazing ability to cater for a truely interesting day out,Hay-on Wye with The International Book Festival a highly acclaimed event means early booking is essential,there are very few large hotels but wonderful accomadation in many areas do provide first class service,for few changes have taken place to alter this delightfully romantic town.There are so many interesting shops boutiques and interesting antique establishments offering wonders to suit all tastes.It is of course fast becoming a real gourmet center with many wonderful .bistros pubs and restaurants serving international fare .In Lion Street can be found Hay Wholefood and Delicateesens Store where you will find amazing locally sourced high quality foodstuff such as goats cheeses by Charlie Westhead and Artisan bread by Alex Gooch you must try his sourdough (one would have to buy two as one might not survive the journey home).While in The Deli do try the award winning NOMNOM chocolate hand made real welsh chocolate bars in a variety of flavours.Enjoy all that Hay-on Wye has to offer