New Nesting Piles

On Saturday 31st Jan on a wonderfully bright but chilly day 10 volunteers gave up their time to work with Kevin Date, Bute Park Community Ranger and Julia Sas, Bute Park Manager, to create nesting/habitat piles in woodland to the west of Blackweir Playing Fields. Branches and twigs from a fallen tree were cut up […]

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The value of volunteers

Data has been collated for the last 4 quarters to measure how much ‘in kind’ value is offered by volunteers in Bute Park. Volunteered time is equated into monetary value using the formula provided by the Heritage Lottery Fund and for Bute Park alone, stands at £17,193 over 12 months. However, this figure is known […]

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Event Success for Go Wild in Bute Park

The Go Wild in Bute Park event on Saturday 24th January was a tremendous success with over 160 people visiting the Bute Park Education Centre to enjoy a range of activities on birds.  The Friends of Bute Park and RSPB staff took visitors on bird walks around the park and in just a few hours […]

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Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show – School’s Wheelbarrow Competition!

The Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show is nearly here…17-19th April in Bute Park, Cardiff. The Floral Wheelbarrow competition is open to all schools in Cardiff, Caerphilly and the Vale of Glamorgan – theme ‘Homes, Habitats & Hideaways’  -to promote gardening for wildlife. Closing date 30 Jan. For more information and the entry form: http://bit.ly/1sdDC7m   […]

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Want to help clean up our park and other areas in Cardiff?

Want to help clean up our park and other areas in Cardiff? Zilch are offering free litter pickers to volunteers! see www.zilch.org.uk/Litter-picker.html for more details. Thank you!

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch in Bute Park!

To celebrate the Big Garden Birdwatch, a free fun day of bird-related activities will be held on Saturday 24th January between 10- 3pm inside the Bute Park Education Centre and outside on the Orchard Lawn. The RSPB event is being delivered in partnership with the Friends of Bute Park and the Bute Park Education Centre. […]

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2015 in Bute Park

Happy New Year! Weekly park closing times for 2015 are available here: Bute Park Closing Times 2015 Bute Park opens at 7.30am every day all year round. All entrances in Bute Park closes half an hour before sunset, please see onsite signage for weekly closing times. The winter evening access route through Bute Park between […]

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