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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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