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Sports Fields

This extensive 33-acre site provides high quality grass pitches and is accompanied by catering and substantial changing facilities.

Facility hire

Our floodlit, FIFA and IRB approved pitches are marked-up for rugby, football and lacrosse. The 3G match pitch is marked for football with full size or mini-goals available on request.

Full grass pitch (per 55 min)£73.90 
Full grass pitch (per match)£105.20
Full grass pitch (per day)Price on application
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)£15

The Pavilion is available to external clubs and associations for use in a variety of sports:

  • 20 changing rooms
  • kitchen, refectory and lounge area
  • professional meeting room with media facilities
  • open 7 days a week from 9am (call for further details of weekend usage).


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.

Christmas recess opening hours:

23 December: 09:00-16:00
24 December - 2 January: Closed
From 3 January: Normal semester opening hours.


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.