Conference Centre booking form

The Bute Park Visitor Centre offers a unique small conference and meeting venue situated within the city’s premier grade-1 listed historic park and arboretum.

To enquire about availability contact us.

Hire costs
Group size Half Day Full Day
Commercial organisations and function hire Up to 24 £120 +vat £240 +vat
25 – 45 £240 +vat £360 +vat
Not for profit organisations, charities and sole traders Up to 24 £60 +vat £120 +vat
25 – 45 £120 +vat £180+vat

There is a minimum half day hire charge. If your group is of 25 people or more you will need to book the breakout room if you are planning to have refreshments at an additional charge of £55 +VAT

Booking form


    Contact details

    Event details

    Maximum of 50 Attendees.
    10 if only booking the breakout room.

    Room(s) Required

    * The breakout room is a smaller space adjacent to the main classroom that can be hired out as well for an extra £55 per day.

    Please note a half day is either 9am–1pm or 1pm–5pm


    The centre can be accessed from 08:30 for set up, and can be used until 17:30 for set down if required. Please note that during the winter months (November to February), the Education Centre closes before 5pm due to early closing times of the park.

    If your booking has to be cut short due to the restricted park closing times, we can offer a 20% discount on full day bookings. Additional charges to cover staff costs for extended hire apply for weekend hires outside our regular hours of 12.00 to 15.00. Please email/call for details.


    Catering is supplied by the Secret Garden Cafe. Please complete the catering request form once your room booking has been confirmed by us.


    Conditions of hire

    You must read and accept our conditions of hire before making a booking.

    Please note

    Invoicing: You will be invoiced for the hire of the centre after the date of your event. Catering invoices will be sent directly from Secret Garden Café.

    Cancellation Policy: Please provide at least 2 working days’ notice otherwise you will be charged the full room hire amount.

    Hire cost

    Cost: £0

    VAT: £0

    Total: £0