Acorn Antics Campaign

Natural Resources Wales 2018 Acorn Antics Campaign: We are launching our Acorn Antics campaign today, asking education and learning groups to get outside and collect acorns.   The Acorn Antics project, which takes place each year, helps us plant more trees which have been grown from local seeds. It also gives young people the opportunity to […]

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Winter Conservation Programme – Get involved!

Autumn is here and we will soon be teaming up with the Friends of Bute Park for monthly conservation sessions.  Why not come and work with the new Bute Park Ranger on the second Saturday morning of the month? Bute Park is one of the largest urban parks in Wales and with its historic landscape, […]

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Busy Bute Park Bees – Year 2!

This is year 2 for our Bute Park Bees and they have been busier than ever – we now have 4 hives! Bee hives in Bute Park once supplied honey to the wealthy Bute family and their guests in Cardiff Castle but over 60 years have passed since honey was last produced in the city […]

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Record number of Green Flags announced for Cardiff

Cardiff’s stunning parks and green spaces have once again achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award. Twelve parks and green spaces in the city maintained by Cardiff Council have been awarded the Keep Wales Tidy coveted international mark of quality, including Heath Park, which receives the recognition for the first time. Bute Park, Cardiff Bay Barrage, […]

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Wonderful Welsh invertebrates photo competition!

    Calling all junior wildlife photographers! This summer, take part in Buglife Cymru’s photography competition and you could win some amazing prizes including the set of Beetle Boy books, a signed copy of M.G. Leonard’s new title ‘The Beetle Collector’s Handbook’, a bug home for your school grounds, a free years membership to Buglife […]

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Cardiff commemorates the Centenary of the Rotary Club of Cardiff

The Lord Mayor of Cardiff commemorates the Centenary of the Rotary Club of Cardiff and century of Rotary in Wales by planting a traditional Welsh Oak sapling in Bute Park.  The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Diane Rees said: “I am delighted to commemorate Rotary’s century of service to Cardiff and Wales by planting this […]

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Exciting Plant Nursery Trainee Opportunity!

Do you have a passion for working outdoors and a desire to develop a career in horticulture?   An exciting opportunity exists to join Cardiff Council’s Parks Services as a Horticultural Trainee in its Plant Production Nursery.   For more information on the scheme and guidance on how to apply, please visit www.cardiff.gov.uk/jobs   Applications […]

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Jurassic Kingdom

An international dinosaur festival is set to crawl into Bute Park What’s more, the dino-tour are offering a dino-mite offer of 20% off! This August, Cardiff’s Bute Park will be transformed into a prehistoric world. Jurassic Kingdom: Where Dinosaurs Come To Life, is an interactive, life-sized replica experience, where you will see more teeth in […]

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Calling all walking enthusiasts!

Cardiff’s popular Walking Festival returns! What better way to discover beautiful sights, walking routes, hidden gems and explorer trails? The month long event during May has something for everyone including: Spring Tree Walks, Nature rambles, guided walks, a Summer Wildlife Festival and much more! View the full programme here Or if you’d rather head out […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Join One of Our Sponsored Walks and Runs

Are you looking to put a spring into your step? Bute Park is at the centre of many charity walks and runs, which take place in Cardiff. Looking for reasons to join or come to watch? Here’s our top five reasons to join in! Health Benefits It is common knowledge that walking and running, especially […]

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