Learning for all

We offer a range of opportunities so you can get involved in all sorts of projects.

Interested? Contact our Education Officer on 029 2078 8403 or email butepark@cardiff.gov.uk

Charges may apply.

Post 16

A range of outdoor learning sessions and workshops are available for post-16 students studying:

  • Early Years Education and Child Care
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Work placement opportunities are also available in Bute Park by arrangement. Please contact us for more details.

Some students from Cardiff and Vale Collage

Brownie, Guides, Cubs and Scouts

We offer a selection of exciting outdoor learning sessions for Brownies, Guides, Cubs and Scouts. There are a range of learning sessions and workshops to earn the following badges:

  • Naturalist
  • Wildlife Explorer
  • Out and About
  • World Issues

Guided walks, talks and tours

We offer a range of unique walks and talks in Bute Park including a tour of the historic points of interest or a guided walk of the arboretum’s specialist tree collection. If you are a gardening club, Women’s Institute, Local History Group or a society that would like to arrange a tour, class or talk please get in touch.


Apprenticeships are a great way to launch into a career in horticulture. Earn while you learn and combine academic study with on-the-job training and work experience.

Cardiff Council's apprenticeships are advised on the Council's jobs website.

Interested in any of the above?

Contact our Education Officer on 029 2078 8403 or email butepark@cardiff.gov.uk