Event information

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - Saturday 18 May 2019 - 11am start (arrive at 10:30am)

Big Walkies Live is an event you'll never forget. With plenty of fun to sniff out, doggies and dog fans love Big Walkies Live.

Don't have a dog? Don't worry, you can still enjoy the fun!

The BIG walk

Choose a 2K or 4K walkies distance.

Big Walkies Live short walk 2k map © RSPCA Big Walkies Live long walk 5k map © RSPCA

Pushchairs and wheelchairs suitable for the 2K route only. If you would like to discuss special assistance, please get in touch and email bigwalkieslive@rspca.org.uk.

Registration opens at 10:30am and the BIG walk starts at 11am. The event village closes at 2.30pm.

The event village 

Childrens activities at Big Walkies Live © RSPCA

The fun-filled event village has: 

  • Refreshments
  • Stalls
  • First aid for humans
  • First aid for pets
  • Toilets
  • Merchandise
  • Music and live entertainment
  • ...and more!

Buy tickets

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How to find Big Walkies Live

Sophia Gardens is situated in the city centre of Cardiff. You'll find Big Walkies Live registration in Sophia Gardens, Bute Park. See a map of Bute Park for further information.

Address: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9XR.

By train

Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street

The West Lodge or Sophia Close entrances at the southern end of Bute Park are roughly 10 minutes walk from Cardiff Central station and 15 minutes walk from Cardiff Queen Street.

By bus

There are several bus stops situated along Castle Street to the south, and along North Road to the east. Cardiff Bus routes.

By water bus

The water bus stop is situated at the southern end of Bute Park near Cardiff Bridge. The service runs to Cardiff Bay between 10am and 5pm.

By car

Sat Nav Postcode: CF11 9XR (please note this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area).

Pay and display car parking available nearby in:

  • Sophia Gardens (CF11 9LJ)
  • Castle Mews (CF10 3ER)
  • North Road (CF10 3EA)