Centre for Alternative Technology: A living and breathing showcase of sustainable living

Life & Soul Magazine

Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a living and breathing showcase of sustainable living, aimed at showing visitors how to live and work in a sustainable way.

Set in Powys, mid-Wales overlooking the Snowdonia National Park, CAT is akin to a museum of sustainable living. It is where you will find hands-on displays and gardens, which show people how sustainable practices can be incorporated in to their daily lives.

The centre, which stretches over 7 acres, features wind turbines, solar panels, self-builds, organic gardens and a water-balanced cliff railway, utilising water supplied by a lake at the top of the cliff as its power source.

Designed for kids and adults alike, an on-site quarry trail takes visitors through a moorland heath, a wildflower meadow, a reservoir, and a willow and hazel coppice, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about woodland management and the importance of protecting diverse habitats.

As well as boasting stunning…

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