Bute Park and Arboretum

North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3ER, Cardiff, UK
Founded in:
Total area:
130 acres
  • Visitors per year:
About The Venue
Bute Park and Arboretum is one of major parks of Cardiff, Wales’ capital. It is a premier attraction known for its plant diversity, and events programme. Among the events which are hosted at Bute park is the RHS Flower Show.
Parc Bute as it is known in Welsh is a former Victorian Pleasure ground. It was a former part of the Cardiff Castle estate and belonged to the noble family of Bute. The park was named after the 3rd marquess of Bute and consists of 130 acres of gardens and an arboretum. The venue is a Grade I listed historic park. Within its acres are over 3000 separately catalogued trees, including rare, ornamental ones. The park was restored in 2014 during the Bute Restoration Park Project. This resulted in the addition of new facilities. Because of its various advantages and historical importance, the park receives more than 2.5 million visitors every year. The nearest transport hubs are Cardiff Airport and Central Station JM.
How to get to Bute Park and Arboretum
On foot

Cardiff Airport – Not Advisable

Central Station JM – via St Mary Str, 17 mins

By Car

Cardiff Airport -Via A 4232, 31 mins

Central Station JM – via A4161, 9 mins

By public transport

Cardiff Airport – 1h5mins via Transport for Wales

Central Station JM – via transport 122, 13 mins

Floor Plan & Halls


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