Bee hives are back in Bute Park after 60 years – and you can buy the honey!
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 centre park. Thanks to private donations from two Bute Park-loving individuals to help set up the hives and the mentoring of enthusiastic […]
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 parks and green spaces in the city maintained by Cardiff Council have been awarded Keep Wales Tidy’s coveted international mark of quality, including Cardiff Bay Wetlands, which receives the recognition for […]
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 groups from British Council, Santander (through Keep Wales Tidy) and Cardiff University. They have been busy with the Rangers weeding the flower boarders, pulling Himalayan balsam, trimming the brambles along the […]
Lungs of the City
In Spring 2017, first year students on the BA (Hons) Photography course at the University of South Wales spent 6 weeks developing photographic responses to the social, cultural, historical and natural environment of Bute Park, Cardiff. Run in collaboration with the Bute Park Education Centre, this project was an opportunity for each student to see […]
St David’s Day Run
The St David’s Day Run was first organised in 2003 and was the idea of Mr Huw Lewis MBE. This year’s run takes place on 28th February 2016. Mr Lewis wanted to organise an event highlighting the Wales’s national holiday and raise money for a local charity. Over the years the event has gone from […]
Exciting Parks & Cemeteries Apprenticeship 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 Parks & Cemeteries paid apprentice. As part of the 3-4 year Apprenticeship Scheme you will be required to undertake a course of study leading to formal […]
Arts & Crafts in the Park!
Join us tomorrow (Thursday 29th October) from 1-3pm at the Bute Park Education Centre for autumnal arts and crafts in the park! Make your own dream catcher, nature collage and woodland creatures to take home. Free and open to everyone. All children must be accompanied by an adult. See you there!
TAPE: 10,000 visitors, including some Spidermen!
10,000 visitors have explored the twisted tunnels and tangled tentacles of giant art installation TAPE this summer including some very special visitors – the city’s very own Spidermen! Hundreds rolls of tape were used to construct the web-like structure which was spun between 12 trees on the banks of the River Taff in Bute Park. […]
Cardiff Half Marathon – Sunday 4th October
The Cardiff Half Marathon will start at 9am on Sunday 4th October on Castle Street, and ends in the Civic Centre. Please note that town and the southern area of the park will be very busy, and that there will be a number of road closures in place that day. For more information please visit: […]
Bute Park Winter Commuter Access
The winter commuter access route through Bute Park between the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Fisher’s Bridge) entrance & Millennium Bridge (Sophia Gardens) is now open until 7pm each evening for through route only. All other entrances will close half an hour before sunset, please see onsite signage for weekly closing times, or download a copy […]