Bute Park is open 365 days a year from 7.30 am – 30 mins before sunset.
Download a map to Bute Park, Cardiff City Centre
If you are using a mobile device, the postcode for the park is CF10 3DX, but please note this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area.
Pay and display car parking facilities are available nearby in Sophia Gardens (CF11 9LJ), Castle Mews (CF10 3ER) and North Road (CF10 3EA). Click here for further details about parking by Bute Park.
Bute Park is very accessible by public transport. There are several bus stops situated along Castle Street to the south, and along North Road to the east. Click here for Cardiff Bus routes.
The West Gate entrance at the southern end of Bute Park is roughly 10 minutes walk from Cardiff Central station and 15 minutes walk from Cardiff Queen Street.
There are cycles racks available outside the Education Centre and by all 3 cafes.
The water bus stop is situated at the southern end of Bute Park near Cardiff Bridge. The service runs to Cardiff Bay between 10am and 5pm. Please check Cardiffboat.com and Aquabus.co.uk for further information.
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 open until 7pm each evening.
All other entrances will close half an hour before sunset, please see onsite signage for weekly closing times, or download a copy of our weekly closing times at the top of this page.
Please note that this route is not lit at night. Users do so at their own risk.