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Sports Fields

This extensive sports ground provides students, staff and external/community users with high quality synthetic sports pitches & associated changing rooms, meeting space & catering services available.

Facility hire

Half artificial 3G match pitch (per hour)£75
Full artificial 3G match pitch (per hour)£100
Full artificial 3G match pitch (per day)Price on application
Meeting room (per hour)£40

Cardiff University Sport completed the installation of new synthetic sports pitches in December 2022. These facilities include:

  • 3 x 3G football pitches (FIFA accredited)
  • 2 x 3G rugby pitches (World Rugby accredited)
  • 1 x sand-dressed hockey/lacrosse pitch (FIH accredited)
  • 1 x 3G American football Pitch
  • All synthetic pitches are floodlit
  • 20 x changing rooms
  • Team meeting room with audio visual equipment
  • Catering/lounge space
  • Outdoor event space
  • Car Parking for over 400


Bookings should be made by contacting the reception. The use of University sports facilities is subject to terms and conditions.

Sports Fields reception

Cardiff University Sports Fields, Mendip Road, Llanrumney, CF3 4JN

Cardiff University Sports Fields in Google maps

Opening times

The facility is open Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 21:00 and Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 to 18:00. Opening hours may vary during the summer subject to bookings.

The facility will be closed on Bank Holidays.


There are good parking facilities for cars and coaches at this site, however, on the few occasions when large student competitions are taking place, parking may become limited.

It should be noted that the facility is located in a residential area and that all users are required to show care and consideration when parking in the surrounding areas.