GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bute Park

2 miles (4 km)

Explore 130 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland in this beautiful park in Cardiff. The park consists of an arboretum, flower gardens, grassland, woodland and tree-lined avenues. The River Taff also runs through the park so there is a lovely waterside walking and cycling section to enjoy.
The Taff Trail runs past the park so you could continue your cycle or walk along this excellent route.


CF10 3ER - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Bute Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bute Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There are several on site cafes where you can enjoy refreshment after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The park is very popular with dog walkers so you will probably meet other owners on your visit. There are some on lead and off leads areas with bins dotted around the site.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Forest Farm Country Park is also located near the city. The Taff Trail can be followed to this 150 acre park which incluldes trails along the old Glamorganshire Canal or Cardiff Merthyr canal.
The lovely Cefn Onn Park can be found on the northern outskirts of the city.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


The dock feeder, Bute Park - - 431391

The dock feeder canal, Bute Park

Flower beds in Bute Park - - 1375372

Flower beds in Bute Park

Cardiff Castle from Bute Park - - 3364

Cardiff Castle from Bute Park. Looking towards the back of the castle

Millennium Milepost in Bute Park - - 1375197

Millennium Milepost in Bute Park. Showing local destinations - Sophia Gardens and the Civic Centre.

Autumn colours and the Gorsedd Stones, Bute Park, Cardiff - - 3147167

Autumn colours and the Gorsedd Stones, Bute Park, Cardiff

River Taff, Bute Park - - 3114899

River Taff

The arboretum - - 865575

The arboretum

Footbridge over the Taff - Bute Park, Cardiff - - 1575697

Footbridge over the Taff


GPS Files

GPX File

Bute Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Bute Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)