Centre for Alternative Technology

CAT Education and Life Long Learning


Costs and Opening times

Current opening times - 7 days a week from 10am - 5pm

Closed Christmas period from Monday 21st December 2015 - Sunday 3rd January 2016

Monday 4th Janary Re- Open for pre- booked groups until 13th March 2016 without railway and bottom Reception. Winter prices apply.

14th March onwards - Open for pre- booked groups and visitors for  summer season with railway and bottom station reception.

Bursary fund for Welsh schools in STEM subjects  2016/2017

A great opportunity for KS 3, 4 and 5 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) groups in Wales with bursaries covering activities on energy, travel, tuition and entry.

Read more here


2016 Prices

Adult £8.50
Concession £7.50
Child (up to 15) £4.00
Child (under 5) Free
School/FE Visits £3.60/£3.80 per pupil
University Visits age 18+ £4.95 per student
Home Educators

£3.60/£3.80 per child

£8.50 per adult (see also discounts below)


Non-educational groups of 10 or more visitors are offered a £1 discount off all adult/concession entrance prices if payment is made in a lump sum. Groups of visitors with severe learning difficulties are offered 50% discount. Home Educators are offered 1 adult free per six children under age 11, or 1 adult free per 10 children age over 11.


See relevant tuition sections for tuition costs.


From Easter 2013

£3.60 per pupil
£4.75 per student

CAT Education movie


Thinking of bringing a group to CAT?

Then watch our short video about CAT education.

Click here to watch the video in Windows Movie player format.

Or Click here to watch the movie in Quicktime format.


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