HowTheLightGetsIn 2020



Festival Accommodation

After great feedback in 2019, our luxury yurts are back for HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2020, in the same great location right next to the festival site. With wonderful views of the Black Mountains, our boutique accommodation allows you to fully immerse yourself in the festival experience without sacrificing on comfort.


Our beautiful site is only moments from the centre of Hay with all the activities of HowTheLightGetsIn right on your doorstep.

Indulge in a stay in one of our beautiful, hand-crafted yurts for the ultimate, luxurious festival experience. Check in 2pm, check out 10am.

Book now to take advantage of our Earlybird offers!


Book your festival stay...

Yurts are available from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Mini Yurt


    A 9ft yurt comfortably sleeping 2 people. Can be set up as a double or twin with a cosy interior for a fantastic glamping experience. More info: wooden bed bases, mattress, duvet, pillows and blankets, table, scatter cushions, sheepskin rug, lantern.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Luxury Yurt


    A spacious 12ft yurt with an array of luxurious touches that make a big difference to your glamping experience: low level wooden base bed with upgraded bedding, duvet and pillows, rug, throws, lamp, and power socket.  Set up as a luxury option for couples but can also be arranged as a twin if requested after booking.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Super Luxury Yurt

    10% off and Free Prosecco

     These stunning 14ft boutique yurts are uniquely decorated with your comfort and enjoyment in mind. Fitted with bespoke furnishings and complete with a luxurious double bed, these yurts have all the little touches to make your glamping experience truly special. Unlike our other yurts, these all have a lockable wooden door. More info: full size wooden frame double bed, duvet, pillows, beautiful rugs, lamps, power sockets and festival lockable door.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Large Yurt

    Special Offer - only 1 left at earlybird

    A 12ft yurt arranged for four people sharing. With four futon style beds arranged in a circle it's the perfect setup for families or a group of friends sharing. Boasting the same boutique interiors as our two person yurts, this fun sharing experience is sure to add to the festival vibe.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Extra Large Yurt


    A 16ft yurt ideal for groups of friends and families. Accommodating up to 6 people, these yurts offer our lowest price per person without compromising on comfort. More info: 6 single beds, duvets and pillows.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Platinum Yurt Package


    For the ultimate glamping experience, this package offers you everything you could need to make your stay extra special: a Super Luxury Yurt with the best location onsite. Your yurt will also be upgraded with a wood burner and complimentary bottle of champagne on arrival and opulent wall hangings.

    Your yurt is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • Pre Pitched Camping


    Camping without the hassle! Arrive on site to a perfectly pitched 1.5m x 2.75m tent for 2 people, complete with a double air-bed mattress.

    Your tent is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

  • self pitch camping for 1


    If you wish to book self-pitch camping, please select the Festival Ticket + CAMPING option on the tickets page. Separate purchase of self-pitch camping on this page are not advised unless you have already bought your ticket and forgot to get camping included.

    Pitch your own tent in an idyllic spot along the banks of the River Wye and stay close to all the festival action. A 3m x 3m pitch for 1 person.

    Your pitch is secured from Thursday through to Monday.

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    For £50 you can secure your ticket at the current price, and pay the rest by April 2020. Please select "Secure Your Ticket Scheme" under offers / insider codes at Checkout.

    Friends of the IAI are eligible for 20% off tickets. To redeem, select your IAI Friends single or dual membership at checkout.

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