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Sustainability into practice


Bedroom in WISE Building at CATThe Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) is an award-winning venue with impressive eco credentials. WISE caters for conferences, students studying on CAT’s masters programmes and short courses, weddings and corporate events – and its 4 star group accommodation is also available for groups looking for somewhere unique for their residential stay at CAT, we can also accommodate bed & breakfast bookings.

Key details:

  • 24 Twin Bedded Rooms – All en-suite
  • £45.00 per person per night B&B (based on 2 people sharing)
  • £60.00 per night B&B (Single occupancy)
  • Full board available on request

Telephone: 01654 704973

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Self Build

View from the Self BuildThe Self Build offers the chance for groups to stay in an original Walter Segal method timber frame house. CAT has long taught Segal’s method, which empowers those with little building experience to erect a simple frame; the Self Build was partially built by participants on one course. The Self Build is a comfortable and affordable option for staying onsite at CAT.

Key details:

  • Full board available on request
  • 16 beds - book the whole house
  • £240 per night for the whole house
  • Cost of food extra, to be booked in advance (£20 per person per day full board)
  • Minimum 2 nights booking

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Eco Cabins

Picture of the Eco CabinsThe Eco Cabins are two green roofed cabins overlooking Roger’s Field, which are supplied by energy inputs from nearby PV cells, wind turbines and a water turbine. Groups have the opportunity to understand their impact on the planet by monitoring their resource use, with the information displayed by on the ‘Electricity Board’ inside. Groups have access to self-catering facilities.

Key details:

  • 18 beds per cabin
  • self catering, full board option available
  • minimum stay two nights (but it is worth asking about one night stays if its in a low period or a late booking)
  • Cost of one cabin: March-Oct: £275, Nov-Feb: £255
  • Cost of two cabins: March-Oct: £265, Nov- Feb: £245
  • Needs to be blockbooked

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Or visit http://learning.cat.org.uk/en/residentials