Plan your visit
If you've wondered it, we've tried it. If we haven't tried it, we will.
Built in an old slate quarry in the foothills of Snowdonia our visitor centre has 7 acres of interactive displays, organic gardens, cafe, shop and adventure playground. It opened in 1974 when CAT was only a small community starting to put sustainable living to the test. Now the organisation has grown in size and reach, welcoming thousands of visitors and school children every year, providing free information to hundreds of thousands of people and offering short courses and postgraduate degrees for those looking for more in-depth knowledge and skills.
Living more sustainably saves money, creates green jobs, provides a healthier lifestyle and makes sense. There are many solutions already available to tackle the issues our planet faces. Come and explore what you can do.
Looking for something specific onsite?
If you're interested in a very specific area of the site, or are researching solutions to a specific problem, contact us prior to your visit. We will help you choose the best day to visit.
The Cliff Railway is currently not working. We are offering a £1 discount on entry ticket prices. Access is via the Garden Steps or the North/South drives. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
QUARRY TRAIL LAUNCH PARTY! Thank you to everyone who came along to the Quarry Trail Launch Party and brought the trails alive with music, enthusiasm, excitement and play. All three trails are now open to CAT visitors so pull on your walking boots and come to CAT for a day in the woods!