Buzz·Posted on 18 May 2015There's A Village In Wales That Is Basically One Big LibraryBook your holiday now.by Chelsey PippinBuzzFeed Staff, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. This is the Welsh village of Hay-on-Wye. Flickr: pshab / Creative Commons 2. It's got a lovely castle. Flickr: beauvais 3. There are plenty of adorable cafes and antique shops. Flickr: ed_webster / Creative Commons 4. Plus lots of deliciously, locally sourced food. Flickr: silversprite / Creative Commons Flickr: hatters / Creative Commons 5. But that's not why you're here, now is it? Flickr: alanstanton 6. Because charming as the rest of it is... the thing that Hay-on-Wye does better than anywhere else... Flickr: moogan 7. ... is books. Flickr: clsphotos / Creative Commons 8. Hay-on-Wye is the world's largest second-hand and antiquarian book centre. Flickr: wheatfields / Creative Commons Flickr: addedentry / Creative Commons 9. It's got some of the most charming bookshops in the world. Flickr: hatters / Creative Commons 10. And some of the creepiest. Flickr: redbettyblack / Creative Commons Flickr: ian-s 11. In case the shops on every corner don't do it for you... Flickr: andy-howell / Creative Commons Flickr: ismas / Creative Commons 12. ... the village is full secret spots to pick up a new read. Flickr: garrettc / Creative Commons 13. Hay-on-Wye has several unmanned "honesty bookshops." Flickr: drakelelane 14. Like this one... Flickr: silversprite / Creative Commons 15. ... with its outdoor shelves lining the outer walls of the castle. Flickr: beauvais 16. Perfection. Flickr: mifl68 / Creative Commons 17. And lots of pop-up sales. Flickr: ismas / Creative Commons 18. The village hosts the annual Hay Literary Festival, bringing in lots of acclaimed writers. Flickr: wheatfields / Creative Commons 19. And more importantly, THESE CHAIRS. Flickr: nedrichards / Creative Commons 20. There are tiny, perfect outdoor shelves everywhere. Flickr: massif / Creative Commons Flickr: johncireland 21. The village's main export must be bookshelf porn. Flickr: ismas / Creative Commons 22. I mean, honestly. Flickr: robbophotos / Creative Commons 23. Just shut up and take my money, Hay-on-Wye. Flickr: ismas / Creative Commons 24. There are so many bucket list bookshops. Flickr: studio-d / Creative Commons 25. With so much history and ambience, you could probably spend a year in each one. Flickr: andy-howell / Creative Commons Flickr: 79553013@N00 / Creative Commons 26. You could seriously camp out here forever. Flickr: ismas / Creative Commons 27. You might as well pick up and move there right now. Flickr: wheatfields / Creative Commons 28. Because Hay-on-Wye gets you. Flickr: arenamontanus / Creative Commons 29. BRB, *bookgasming*. Flickr: stephencleary The Hay Festival runs 21-31 May 2015.