Bute Park 2019 User Survey

 Our facilities, the Plant Shop, our website, your visit – tell us what you think! The Bute Park Management Team conduct a user survey every year to monitor our performance and your satisfaction with the park. In 2018 the park received a 98% satisfaction rate. A number of common themes emerged; broadly speaking people were […]

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12 Green Flags for Cardiff’s parks and green spaces

Green Flags will fly above Cardiff’s stunning parks and green spaces following an announcement today by Keep Wales Tidy that twelve of the city’s parks have achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award. Bute Park, Cardiff Bay Barrage, Cardiff Bay Wetlands, Cathays Cemetery, Flat Holm Island, Grange Gardens, Heath Park, Parc Cefn Onn, Roath Park, Rumney […]

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“Beth sydd y tu ôl i’r Wal?” / “What’s Behind The Wall?”

“Beth sydd y tu ôl i’r Wal?” Diwrnod Agored y Gwanwyn ym Mharc Bute Dydd Sadwrn 30 Mawrth 2019   (10.00-16.00) Mae 70 o flynyddoedd wedi bod ers i‘r parc agor i’r cyhoedd yng ngwanwyn 1949 (ar ôl cael ei roddi i’r ddinas yn 1947). Ymunwch â ni wrth i ni ddathlu “Beth sydd y tu […]

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Unearthing new discoveries in schools wheelbarrow competition

Adventure, the great outdoors and culture will be the inspiration for budding young gardeners in this year’s RHS Cardiff Schools Wheelbarrow competition.   The annual competition for primary schools, nurseries and community groups to design and plant a wheelbarrow has been launched by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), in partnership with Bute Park, and this […]

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Christmas Poinsettias from Bute Park nurseries!

Bring some colour to your home this Christmas with a Poinsettia, grown with care by the team at Bute Park Nurseries. Plants cost £4.50  and 10% of each sale will be donated to the Lord Mayor’s nominated charity- the Noah’s Ark Tiny Lives Appeal. Plants will be available to buy from the Bute Park Education […]

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Runners up in APSE’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’ at their awards last week.

Congratulations to our Apprentices based in Park Services, Rhian Colledge and Caroline Evans, who were both runners up in APSE’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’ at their awards last week.   Robert Jones, Parks Management’s Team Leader, said: “Both Caroline Evans and Rhian Colledge recently attended the APSE seminar in Nottingham, where they were shortlisted […]

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Tell us what you think!

The Bute Park Management Team conduct a user survey every year to monitor our performance and your satisfaction with the park. Tell us what you think, use this link In 2017, a number of common themes emerged: Broadly speaking, people were very satisfied with the park and expressed how valuable the site was to them. […]

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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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