Centre for Alternative Technology

CAT Education and Life Long Learning


Day visits: Vital Information & Facilities

For prices please see tuition information.

Please inform us if a member of your group has mobility problems.

On arrival

Pay at reception (unless you have arranged to be invoiced) and ask for the Education Officer if you have booked a talk.


Come prepared for all sorts. Many of the exhibits are out of doors.


There are picnic tables available around the site for eating packed lunches.


Our Restaurant serves snacks and drinks throughout the day.

Advance booking (2 weeks) is essential, however, for groups who wish to buy main meals. If you think that your group will be buying lunch, you must let us know in advance otherwise they may find that there is not enough food. Details are on the restaurant booking form.


The shop has plenty of choice for pupils and teachers. We carry a wide range of books and products. School groups must be supervised in the shop.



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