Centre for Alternative Technology
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. With seven acres of hands-on displays, examples of environmentally responsible building, renewable energy, organic gardens and family holiday activities, there is something for everyone at CAT. Follow CAT’s interactive Zero Carbon Britain Trail to explore what an environmentally friendly world with reduced emissions will look like or pull on your boots and stomp up through the CAT woodland to discover breath-taking views of the Snowdonia National Park from the Quarry Trail. New for 2018 – explore the new CAT garden displays and discover what you can do to make yours wildlife friendly whilst ensuring a good crop of vegetables. Inspired to learn more about sustainability? CAT offers a wide range of exciting and informative short courses that explore subjects from eco-crafts to environmental building and renewable energy.