9th December 2019 Short Course Join our MSc students from our Graduate School of the Environment and explore the systemic political and economic barriers to solving climate change and creating a more ethical, equitable and…Read More
Nestled in the foothills of Snowdonia, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a world-renowned eco centre that researches and supports greener ways of living.
Explore our seven acres of hands-on displays, examples of environmentally responsible buildings, renewable energy, organically managed gardens and family holiday activities, there is something for everyone at CAT.
At CAT we believe in a positive future where we have learnt to live harmoniously with nature and tread lightly on the planet while enjoying the highest quality of life. Our Visitor Centre helps you explore that vision for the future and learn about ways to help achieve it.
CAT has been inspiring and informing visitors for over 40 years and is as relevant today as ever!
Craft a gift or decoration, discover wildlife in winter, enjoy festive food and discounted shopping and more.
NEW EXHBITION! Discover cutting-edge satellite earth observation and see our changing planet in a new way.
Discover a world of green living. Tours run Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Calling all nature loving children and their parents! Come and be part of a brand new parent and toddler group at CAT.
Discover how we can create a better future and have fun with our interactive displays.
New for 2019 - Dogs Welcome
As a trial for 2019, CAT is now welcoming all well behaved dogs to the centre for free.
At CAT we have a wide range of events coming up throughout the year. Make sure you follow us on facebook or sign up for our emails to stay informed about what is coming up.
Need more information or some help? Don't hesitate to contact us and a member of our team will get back to you.