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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Bute Park Nurseries raise £315 for Lord Mayor’s Charity!

You probably already know that the team at Bute Park Nurseries do a fantastic job of growing the plants that grace Cardiff’s parks, gardens and even the city centre’s hanging baskets – but did you know they’re also dab hands at raising money for charity? By donating 10% of their income from the regular plant […]

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New plant sales area for Bute Park Nurseries

Coming soon!   Work is taking place to create a new public plant sales area for Bute Park Nurseries. This follows the success of sales from within the nursery yard last year, and the popularity of the plant sale range currently available in the Education Centre. The space will also provide information about the nursery […]

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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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