Attractions North Wales

Centre for Alternative Technology

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Come with your family and spend a day picking up hints and tips on energy saving while enjoying the diversity of flora and fauna that flourishes around the site.

With 7 acres of interactive hands-on displays, the Centre for Alternative Technology is one of the world’s most renowned eco-centres.

7 Acres of interactive displays | adventure playground | organic gardens | renewable energy | wholefood restaurant | green bookshop.


Centre for Alternative Technology
Llwyngwern Quarry
SY20 9AZ

Tel: 01654 705950

E-Mail | Website


  • Toilets
  • School Parties
  • Play Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Parking
  • Coach Parties
  • Catering
  • Baby Changing Facility
  • All Weather
  • Access Statement


  • Ten Top Attractions
  • NWT
  • Attractions of Snowdonia



This attraction is Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Service (VAQAS) approved.

Visit the VAQAS website for more details ...



Adult: £8.50
Seniors: £7.50
Students: £7.50
Child (up to 15 yrs):£4.00

Groups *

Adult: £7.50
Seniors: £6.50
Students: £6.50
Child (up to 15 yrs):£3.00

* Min. number in a group: 15

Note: Prices may change during different times of the year - Child (under 5): free - See website for more information and group discounts

Opening Times

Centre for Alternative Technology
9th Apr - 30th Oct
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31st Oct - 31st Dec
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Part of: Parks & Gardens, Museum & Gallery, Food, Drink & Shopping, Family, Culture & Heritage, Boats, Trains & Trams, Adventure categories

How do I find Centre for Alternative Technology?

3 miles north of Machynlleth on the A487 or Sustrans Route 8.

Public Transport

Train to Machynlleth - Bus numbers 30, 32, X32 (Arriva Buses) and number 34 (Lloyds Coaches)

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