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Mid-Wales Sights

Centre for Alternative Technology

  • Off A487 Map It
  • Machynlleth
  • Local Interest–Sight

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At an abandoned slate quarry in the hills north of Machynlleth, a railway transports you to a futuristic village equipped with all things green: alternative energy sources like solar panels and wood-chip boilers, organic gardens, and a vegetarian café. Interactive displays present practical ideas about renewable resources. You get a 10% discount by booking tickets online.

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Off A487, Machynlleth, SY20 9AZ, Wales

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  • £8.50
  • Mid-Mar.–Oct., daily 10–5


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