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Education centres

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Education centres

Welsh Water has four education centres located across Wales.

Visits to the centres are FREE OF CHARGE.

Alwen in north Wales

Our Environment Education centre at Alwen has a fully equipped indoor classroom. The centre is managed by a seconded key stage 2 teacher. Facilities include wildlife ponds, nature trails, and tours of the Water Treatment Works. Primary schools can visit the site to experience pond dipping, minibeast safari, plant study and classroom experiments, all linked to the National Curriculum. A unique historical display on the construction of the Alwen dam is also included in the educational program.

Cilfynydd in the south Wales valleys

Our award winning Environment Education centre at Cilfynydd has fully equipped indoor and outdoor classrooms are managed by a seconded key stage 2 teacher. Facilities include wildlife ponds, nature trails, The River Taff studies and tours of the Waste Water Treatment Works. Primary schools can visit the site to experience pond dipping, minibeast safari, plant study and classroom experiments, all linked to the National Curriculum.

Cog Moors near Cardiff

Our Environment Education centre at Cog has a fully equipped indoor classroom managed by a seconded key stage 2 teacher. Facilities include wildlife ponds, nature trails and tours of the Waste Water Treatment Works. Primary schools can visit the site to experience pond dipping, orienteering, minibeast safari, plant study and classroom experiments, all linked to the National Curriculum in its well developed conservation area.

Elan Valley in mid Wales

In partnership with the Elan Valley Trust, the Education Ranger manages a fully equipped indoor classroom. Facilities include wildlife ponds, nature trails, and tour of dams. Schools can visit the site to experience pond dipping, minibeast safari, plant study and classroom experiments, all linked to the National Curriculum. The area is rich in animal and plant life making Elan an internationally important wildlife site.

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Environmental education centres

Environmental education centres

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Alwen environmental education centre

Alwen environmental education centre

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Cilfynydd environmental education centre

Cilfynydd environmental education centre

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Cog Mors environmental education centre

Cog Mors environmental education centre

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Elan Valley environmental education centre

Elan Valley environmental education centre

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