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We are getting ready to welcome you back to CAT!

Our Visitor Centre will be open daily from 19 August – all visits must be pre-booked online. On-site teaching will be available from September. Read more.

If you would like to discuss a group visit, please email

The full package in the heart of Wales

Whether you’re coming with a school or university, part of a corporate away day or building unique group travel experiences, CAT is the perfect place to visit as a group.

Explore CAT’s themes of sustainability, nature, gardening and more through a huge variety of bespoke bookable workshops and tours.

– Britain’s leading eco-centre
– Discounted group rates
– Free entry for coach drivers/tour guides
– Free car or coach parking
– Dedicated group visits team
– Fully accessible attraction

School Visits

CAT's engaging tours and workshops can be tailor made for any age group over many curriculum subjects.
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University Visits

Bespoke field class programmes delivered by CAT's expert tutors in our fully equipped facilities.
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Corporate Visits

Whether you are looking to book a team away day, team-building activities or an incentive event, CAT has loads to offer.
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Nature connection & wellbeing

Bespoke nature connection workshops, ecology surveys, woodland management and more.

Volunteer for a day

Join CAT’s vibrant group of international volunteers for the day and get stuck in.

Get hands on

Traditional crafts to suit any group ranging from spoon carving to willow basket weaving.

Sustainable building

Fancy learning to build a pizza oven out of clay or to turn pallets into great furniture?

Dig a little deeper

CAT offers a range of tours which explore everything from CAT's fascinating history to wildlife and gardening.

Catering options

CAT's excellent vegetarian cafe offers a wide range of meals and tasty treats for groups of any size.

Find your package

CAT is an excellent place to bring a group, with fantastic facilities and group rates to suit any budget.

Everything you need

CAT is fully equipped with free coach parking facilities, on-site accommodation, a dedicated events team to manage your booking, and a host of workshop leaders and tour guides ready to greet you.

Facilities and Accessibility

Situated in picturesque surroundings, the Centre for Alternative Technology has a broad array of facilities, and aims to provide a great experience to all our visitors, regardless of age, ability or background.


CAT’s variety of accommodation options are ideal for group stays. The WISE building offers 24 bedrooms at a 4* quality grading. CAT's eco cabins are ideal for larger groups in dorm-style accommodation with a cosy log burner and a beautiful view.