Find Out More about Free Family Activities

The Bute Park Education Centre opened in 2011, one of its main goals was to create a hub that would offer stimulating activities and encourage people of all ages to learn more about wildlife and Bute Park’s history. The decision to offer courses and events that would be enjoyable and of interest to both young […]

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RHS Cardiff Announce Theme for the 2018 Wheelbarrow Competition

It is that time of the year again where applications for the annual RHS Cardiff Schools Wheelbarrow competition officially open. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Cardiff and Cardiff Council are calling on schools and groups in Cardiff, Caerphilly and the Vale of Glamorgan to enter this year’s Wheelbarrow competition. The event, held in Bute Park, […]

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Dedicate a bench or tree to a loved one in Bute Park

Memorial Benches: Dedicate a bench to a loved one. The new style hardwood seats are available with a brass plaque. A number of these were installed in Bute Park in 2017. Would you like to sponsor a tree? Provide a living legacy and a lifetime of enjoyment for you, your family and our other park […]

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Tree Charter Pole Celebrating the Cultural Impact of Trees

5 Reasons Why Bute Park is the Ideal Place for the Tree Charter Pole Celebrating the Cultural Impact of Trees   On Saturday the 25th of November, Bute Park unveiled the Welsh Pole launched by the Charter for Trees, Woods and People. Cardiff has thereby been selected as one of 10 cities across the UK […]

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Inside “The Stories They Would Tell” Exhibition

On the 2nd of December, Cardiff Story Museum opened its newest exhibition documenting the history of Bute Park.   The exhibition can be found in the basement of the Cardiff Story Museum, along with the vibrant sculptures “magical machines” of local artist Charles Byrd. Visitors will find the history of Cardiff’s green heart chartered across the […]

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Historic moment as Wales’ Tree Charter Pole is unveiled

On Saturday the 25th of November, Bute Park welcomed its latest asset: a 15ft high wooden pole. The pole was given by the Woodland Trust, which recently launched the Charter for Trees, Woods and People. Bute Park is proud to be part of such a historical event and celebrated the arrival of the wooden pole […]

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Bute Park celebrates a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People

Bute Park will celebrate a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People with a special event during which a new addition to the park will be unveiled.   The city centre park has been selected as one of 10 UK sites (and the only one in Wales) to host a 15ft high carved wooden totem […]

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WANTED – Cleaner for Bute Park Education Centre

Must be able to work flexibly on weekday mornings (7.30am to 9.30am) as needed. Contact butepark@cardiff.gov.uk or 02920 872730 for more details Published 29.9.17

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Bute Park 2017 User Survey

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 2016, 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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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 […]

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