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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
Children looking at the tidal display at CAT

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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CAT lecturer gives a seminar at CAT

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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New volunteers on a tour of the CAT woodlands

Nature connection & wellbeing

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

Weaving with reeds

Get hands on

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

Women holding a spirit level

Sustainable building

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

People on an CAT Graduate School Open Day in a polytunnel

Dig a little deeper

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

Getting food at the CAT Cafe

Catering options

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

Family cycling to CAT

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.

Cliff Railway

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.
Accommodation in the Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE)


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.