Award winning Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Machynlleth, Mid Wales is a world-leading Eco Centre that demonstrates and showcases practical solutions for a sustainable future.

Having delivered quality courses on a huge range of sustainability topics for over 40 years, CAT’s newly developed group travel packages are perfect for groups looking for something a little different.

Expert tutors guide visitors through experiences ranging from traditional crafts and sustainable building to ecology and organic gardening. Favourites include clay oven building, nature connection walks and building pallet wood furniture. The Zero Carbon Britain workshop explores the radical changes needed to rise to the climate challenge.

A man doing some pruning as a volunteer at Centre for Alternative Technology.
A lady in a hard hat holding a spirit level on a sustainability course at Centre for Alternative Technology.

On-site accommodation, a vegetarian café, free parking for cars or coaches and acres of woodlands and organic gardens provide the ideal setting. Bespoke workshops and tours range from one hour sessions to multi-day packages. Give the group travel team at CAT a call or send an enquiry to learn more.

Volunteer days – Join CAT’s vibrant group of international volunteers for the day and get stuck in to helping manage the beautiful woodlands or wildlife friendly gardens.

Visit the Centre for Alternative Technology's website or make an enquiry to find out more.


Published 21 October 2019

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