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Groups & Learning

CAT is open for courses, special events, group visits and Graduate School of the Environment students, but is unfortunately not currently open to day visitors.

CAT is currently open for pre-booked visits only (courses, events, B&B, groups, students) – read more

Whether you’re coming with a school, college or university, as a team away day, or as a community group that’s working to create change, 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
–   Free entry for coach drivers/tour guides
–   Free car or coach parking
–   Dedicated group visits team
–   Fully accessible visitor centre, conference facilities and accommodation
Aerial photo of CAT looking down on PV Solar panels and a polytunnel

A world of sustainability

Thriving biodiversity, beautiful gardens, experimental green buildings, renewable energy displays and more - discover what makes CAT's site in Mid Wales so special.
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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Garden outside the Wales Institute of Sustainable Education

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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Four people in a conference group session

Community Groups & Organisations

Explore and develop solutions to the climate and ecological emergency on a bespoke group visit to CAT.
CAT gardener among flowers

Group Travel

With a wide selection of bookable workshops, talks and tours covering a range of sustainability topics, CAT’s group travel packages are perfect for groups looking for something a little different.
Rammed Earth Wall around the lecture theatre at CAT Graduate School

Venue Hire

Perfectly equipped for events ranging from intimate team meetings to conferences for 150 delegates.
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Double room in the WISE building


CAT offers a variety of bed & breakfast and group accommodation options to suit any group, all with a stunning backdrop of the surrounding wooded valley and hills.
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Plan your visit

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

Group Visits