HistoryPoints News

Jan 31, 2013

Where Great Train Robbers supped

Five drinkers at the Three Tuns, Hay-on-Wye, in 1963 looked strangely familiar. That's because they were on the run ...

after the Great Train Robbery, where they made off with banknotes worth £2.6m from a train they'd halted. When the landlady realised who they were, she was too scared to report them. The robbers fled the area after one of them was spotted leaving a barbershop in Hay. Read the story by scanning the QR codes in the windows of this ancient pub. Or click here