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Wellbeing in Nature: Short Courses at Centre For Alternative Technology

Address

Llwyngwern Quarry
Pantperthog
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 9AZ

Contact Details

Tel: 01654 70 4966
Take a journey of self-discovery while developing practical skills in a beautiful immersive environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT).

The Centre for Alternative Technology offer a wide variety of day and short residential courses covering a range of sustainability issues, including: renewable energy, environmentally friendly building techniques, water and sanitation solutions, ecology, woodland management, organic gardening and wilderness skills, as well as specialist courses for educators and trade professionals. For further information visit: https://www.cat.org.uk/courses-and-training/short-courses/?date=upcoming&view=grid&type=Short-Course&category=All

Directions

CAT is currently open for pre-booked tickets only. To book, please visit www.cat.org.uk/book
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The Centre for Alternative technology is ideally situated right in the heart of Mid Wales, just two hours by train from Birmingham International Airport and Train Station.

CAT is located three miles north of Machynlleth on the A487, look out for the brown signs.

By Public Transport
Travel Planner - https://www.traveline.cymru/

Bus services run from Machynlleth and other major towns. The T2 runs regular routes from Aberystwyth to Bangor. The T2 also passes the centre as well. It's worth looking online if you're planning to travel by bus and ask the driver about the best place to alight for the centre.

National Cycle Network Route 8 passes via CAT's entrance and the road from Mach to CAT is quiet and safe (see map above).

Trains are frequent and it doesn't take long to get from the Midlands to Machynlleth

By Car:
Free car parking at Visitor Centre.
EV Car Charging point: Free to Cat Visitors - notify reception on arrival and they will assist you with the charging facilities.

Prices and opening

Open all the time. Various Short Courses - see website for details

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
NotesVarious Short Courses - see website for details