The annual RHS Flower Show Cardiff is the perfect event to start a new year of gardening, whether you have well-established green fingers or you’re new to the world of plants and flowers. Attendees can discover seasonal garden ideas and enjoy colourful floral displays. There are plenty of fun family activities to join in throughout the weekend too, so you can visit Cardiff with the whole gang in tow for a trip nobody will forget in a hurry.
Bute Park, in the parklands of Cardiff Castle, has played host to the city’s RHS Flower Show since 2005. The green setting works perfectly for the show and can accommodate quite the crowd, with more than 24,000 gardening enthusiasts attending the event in record-breaking 2015.
Getting to Bute Park couldn’t be easier whether you’re staying in the city centre or travelling to Cardiff on the day of the event. The show is just 15 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Central train station, while regular bus services run from all around the city to Cardiff Castle and Bute Park. For a truly memorable arrival, why not travel by waterbus from Cardiff Bay to the park?
There’s plenty to see and do over the RHS Flower Show weekend, whether you’re looking for inspiration or just visiting to enjoy the beauty and atmosphere. From shopping and artisan food to talks and workshops, there’s something for everyone across the weekend.
Visit the Floral Marquee, where expert growers from around the UK showcase their favourite springtime flowers. You can also ask the RHS Advice Team any gardening questions. The Cardiff Gardens are the place to head for floral inspiration, while the event’s many trade stands are ideal for picking up new equipment or handmade trinkets.
RHS Cardiff boasts a programme of exciting talks and workshops too, so whether you’re interested in growing, arranging, or learning a new skill, you can be inspired by an expert.
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