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Hay on Wye

Hay-on-Wye is a small Marches town at the northernmost point of Brecon Beacons National Park. The town is on the southern side of the River Wye. North of the town are the rolling hills of Radnorshire and to the South West are the Black Mountains.

The town was known as 'The Hay', which derives from the Norman origin, Hay or Haie, (fenced or hedged enclosure). 'Y-Gelli', the Welsh name for the town means 'Grove'. The town of Hay is known throughout the world as 'The Town of Books' - Sandy

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Hereford

Go and have your sandwich in the small grounds of Hereford Cathedral. I am yet to find a more peaceful place in the heart of a City - Suzie-soo

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