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The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a unique and inspiring destination that offers visitors the chance to learn about sustainable living and see firsthand the innovative technologies and practices being used to create a more environmentally-friendly future. Located in the beautiful Welsh countryside, CAT is a hub of innovation and education, with a focus on finding solutions to some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time.

During a visit to CAT, you can expect to see a wide range of exhibits and demonstrations showcasing the latest in renewable energy, eco-building, and sustainable agriculture. You can tour the site's solar panels, wind turbines, and water recycling systems, and see how they work together to create a self-sufficient and low-carbon community. You can also learn about the principles of permaculture and see how it is being applied in the site's gardens and farms.

In addition to the technical demonstrations, CAT also offers a range of workshops and courses for those who want to learn more about sustainable living. From learning how to grow your own food to understanding the principles of eco-building, there is something for everyone at CAT.

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  • CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology), Machynlleth SY20 9RB, UK

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • April 23, 2024 10:09 pm local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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