Welcome to Bute Park & Arboretum

Bute Park offers an extensive area of mature parkland within Cardiff’s city centre boasting a nationally-significant tree collection, numerous natural play features for the young (or young-at-heart), an education centre, three cafes, and a wealth of horticulture and wildlife interest.

There is plenty to do in the park and you can pick up a variety of self-led trails to guide you on certain activities and topics. Situated beyond Cardiff Castle just a short walk from the city’s main high streets and civic centre, Bute Park really is the “green heart of the city”. Find out more…

Main Attractions

Latest News & Events



Friends Fest

FRIENDSFEST IS BACK FOR 2017… BIGGER AND BETTER! Could we BE any more excited?  Following last year’s sell out tour, award-winning Comedy Central UK’s...
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A Green Flag Award for Bute Park

Capital’s award-winning green spaces revealed Cardiff’s beautiful parks and green spaces have once again achieved the accolade of gaining the Green Flag Award. Eleven...
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Volunteers in the Bute Park make a real difference

Volunteers in the park make a real difference – in the past few weeks the park has benefited from the hard work of volunteer...
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Explore Bute Park

There is so much to discover in Bute Park, and to get you started we have created an interactive map of the site. Of course, there is no substitute for a real visit, but the map will give you lots of information about where things are and what there is to see. Use the boxes to tick what you would like to display. Zoom in and click on icon markers to reveal more detail.

Explore the interactive map