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Thanks to Steve Drew for putting this list together.
Thanks also to the fantastic Heath Park Rangers site for some additional venues.

For an interactive map, please see the Google Map.

Blackweir Sports Ground
Blackweir Ambulance Station, Off North Road
Blackweir sports ground is located next to the Ambulance station off North Road on the way out of the City Centre. Turn left into the pay and display car park just before the traffic lights with the junction of Colum Road (or turn right almost immediately after the lights if coming into the City Centre) and park here. Walk down the slope past the Ambulance Station to reach the sports field.

Butetown Park
You can get to this venue by putting 3 Loudoun Square, Cardiff CF10 5JE into your Satnav. Thanks to Dave from Urdd for this one.

Caedelyn Park
Manor Way
Caedelyn Park is accessed from Manor Way. Come down Manor Way from Coryton and the entrance is on the left before you get to the Masons Arms / Tesco Express garage junction with Tyn-y-Parc Road. Parc Caedelyn is the large sports ground with Pavilion that is behind the Masons and is off the area also known as Ash Grove.

Cefn Onn School
Llangranog Rd, Llanishen
Follow instructions to Llanishen High and turn opposite the High School into Templeton Avenue. Cefn Onn is on the same site as a Welsh School on the right after about half mile.

Coed Glas School
Off Ty Glas Avenue in Llanishen


Court Field

Llanishen
Court Field is located near to The Court School in Llanishen. Follow Station Road out of Llanishen towards Lisvane and turn right just before the railway bridge (opposite the station) into a lane which is signposted Private Road. Follow this to the end where you will see the field. Note: Parking is limited down this road and it may be easier to park on the grass further up the lane and walk down to the pitches.

Danescourt Junior School
Danescourt Way, Llandaff
To be added

Glider Field
Glider Field is the pitch next to Llanishen Leisure Centre.

Glyncoed School
Glyn Coed Road, Pentwyn
Glyncoed School is in Pentwyn on the opposite side of the road to the Hollybush Pub. If coming from Cyncoed, go down Hollybush Road to the mini roundabout and turn left into Glyncoed Road. From the A48 take the Pentwyn turn off and go down past Pentwyn Leisure Centre turning left at the end of the road. Follow this up to the junction and turn right. Go up the hill and straight across at the roundabout into Glyncoed Road. From the roundabout, the school is a few hundred yards down on the right opposite Forsythia Drive.

Greenway Road
Harris Avenue, Rumney
Go up Rumney Hill to traffic lights at the top - by shopping area. Turn right here right down to bottom, turn left into Greenway Rd, go half way up Greenway Rd turning Right into Harris Avenue - you will see an entrance into the fields on your right as you are driving along

Hailey Park
Llandaff North
Driving from Llandaff through Llandaff North turn left into Hazelhurst Avenue. At the end of Hazelhurst Avenue you should see Llandaff North Rugby Club, turn left and you come to the entrance to a large car park in the trees on the right. The mini-football goals are just behind the trees.

Heath Park
No mini pitches as at 2005/6. Two pitches are near the old sports centre and one more near the King George V Gates. The pitches on the school fields are administered by the Local Education Authority are titled Heath School Pitch.

Hamadryad Park
You can get to this by putting Hamadryad Road, Cardiff CF10 5UY into your SatNav. Thanks to Dave from Urdd for this one. We have had reports of holes in the pitch at this venue (Jan 2012) so take a spade so you can fill them. We will report the holes to the Council.

Llandaff Fields
Llandaff
This is the big park which is at the end of Cathedral Road. Where Pen-Hill Road meets Cathedral Road there is a small road off into the park and you will find a car park. Some people also park on the main road - can get busy. Pitches are normally on the left, but be prepared for a long walk!!

Llanederyn High School
Round Wood, Llanedeyrn
From the A48 take the exit for Llanederyn and take the exit from the roundabout for Llanedeyrn. Go straight over the first round about and you will then go up a short hill, take your next right and follow the road around until you get to the shops. There is a turning right by the shops which is also the road for the school. Follow this to the end.

Llanishen High School
Drive up Heol Hir from Llanishen. School is half way up opposite Templeton Avenue.

Llanidloes Road
If you go along Gabalfa Avenue you need to turn right if you are coming from Llandaff North or left from the A48 end at the roundabout in the middle of the shops. There road is behind the shops and the playing field is beyond that.

Llanishen Park
Llanishen Park is located just off Newborough Avenue close to Llanishen Village. Travelling out of Cardiff on Caerphilly Road (A469) turn right at Caerphilly crossroads onto Ty Glas Road. Travel past Morrisons on your right hand side and the Tax Office entrance until you reach a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights which is still Ty Glas Road. Take the next turning left onto Newborough Avenue. The gates are just on the left-hand side. The pitches are located at the rear of the park. There are parking spaces at the end of the track next to the changing rooms.

The Marl
Channel View Road / Ferry Road, Grangetown
The Marl is the park next to the Channel View leisure centre in Grangetown. You can enter either via Ferry Road or Channel View Road (which is easier to park in).

Moorland Park
Neath Street / Moorland Road, Splott
Moorland Park is opposite the Moorland Primary School. At the junction of Moorland Road and Splott Road, go straight cross into Hinton Street and turn first left into Singleton Road or second left into Neath Street where there are entrances to the park.

Morganstown
Ty Nant Road, Morganstown
From the A470 take the exit for Radyr and Morganstown and follow the road to Morganstown. The ground is next to Morganstown Rugby Club which is also next to Pugh's Garden Centre. Due to complaints from Pugh's parents are asked to park in Fford Tremorgan next to the Ty Nant public house. A pelican crossing is available to cross the road to the pitches.

New Road
New Road is a turn off Rumney Hill right at the bottom but you can't turn right there so you must go up and take the 2nd turn on the right into TY Mawr Road follow it right down to the bottom at the junction with New Road, turn right heading back towards Newport Road.

At the first entrance to the park (which is on your left) down Brachdy Lane/Ave there is no car park and it was very congested in this area. But you can park on New Road further towards Newport Road and walk through to the field. There is another entrance between Trederlerch Roach and Uplands Road. Look on the left hand side of New Raod for the black railings and the grass leading through to the Field.

View of the entrance

Peter Lea School
Carter Place, Fairwater
Peter Lea School is in Fairwater and the school fence is visible from Pwllmelin Road although the school is not accessible from Pwllmelin Road. If coming from Fairwater Rugby Club end (The Bulldog) follow Pwllmelin Road towards Llandaff and take the second left by the shops into Keyston Road. If coming from Llandaff, go past Rookwood and carry on until you go over the railway bridge then Keyston Road is the second right by the shops. Once in Keyston Road, take the second left into Carter Place (Church on corner) and follow this to the end where you will drive into the school.

Pentrebane School
This is at the top of Pentrebane near the Jug and Bottle Pub. From Llandaff, follow Fairwater Road past Rookwood Hospital down to the Bulldog (Fairwater Rugby Club). Turn left then immediate right up Waterhall Road and take the second main left into Beechly Drive. The school is about a mile on the left.

Pontcanna
Just a little further on than Llandaff fields. As you drive down from Llandaff Road to Cathedral Road go straight on as Cathedral Road bears right (just after Llandaff Fields car park. The road takes you to Pontcanna Car Park - you should pass the Electricity Club on the left.

Pontprennau
The pitches in Pontprennau are by the community centre, which is on Pontprennau Road. Pontprennau Road is actually a collection of different roads that run right through Pontprennau. If you want to get from one side to another just follow the road! Anyway, the community centre is off this road. Park up in the community centre car park and the pitches are behind the centre across a path. Please do not park on the verge along the main road as clubs have been warned that the police will book cars along here. The post code is CF23 8LL

Riverside Park

Riverside Park,
Hartland Road,
Llanrumney,
Cardiff CF3 4JL

As for the University Playing Fields but carry on into the Park entrance passing the University Ground on your right.

Roath Rec
Ninian Road, Roath
This is the Wellfield Road end of Roath Park. There are a number of pitches along the open fields. Dead easy to see and find.

Sevenoak
The pitch is in Canton. Head down Sloper Rd past Ninian Park on left, 200yds after next set of traffic lights turn left by petrol station. The pitches are on the right.

Splott Park
Muirton Road, Splott
From town, head for Clifton Street in Splott, from here you need to head to the end of the road and turn left into Splott Road. Follow the road round to the right past the Star Leisure Centre. The road bears round to the left under a railway bridge. Just after the bridge you will see Splott Park on your left. Parking is available in the sports centre.

St Mellons
Post Code for venue is CF3 0EX, for those with Sat Nav. For those that don't, the field is behind the Tesco Superstore in St Mellons. If you come from a town direction, you need to go along Newport Road, through Rumney. You then come to a roundabout, turn right into Llanewrwg Way. Follow that round to a roundabout and turn left into Willowbrook Drive. Follow this road (Tesco Superstore will be on your right) and take a right-hand turn into Crickhowell Road. Follow this road, you go over a roundabout and shortly after this, look out for Brockhampton Road on your right. The pitch is at the end of this road. The other way is if coming form the A48M dual carriage way. Take turning off for St Mellons (turning after the Asda turn-off). At the roundabout (a big one!), turn right. Follow this road to the roundabout, turn left into Llanewrwg Way [Thanks to Heath Park Rangers for this one!]

Thornhill Park
Off Excaliber drive, Thornhill. Drive towards Sainburys on Excaliber drive and take the left turn into Glenmont way, Marked with a no-through road sign. The pitches are on your left.

Trelai
Coming from town, head for Ely along Cowbridge Road West. About a mile up the road there are some traffic lights to go into Farm Foods and Aldi's (Vincent Road). Take this turning and bear round to the left and you will see the sign for Trelai Fields.

Tremorfa Park
Tremorfa Park is where St Albans rugby club is situated. Coming from Newport Road, if you turn left at the junction where TGI Fridays is situated, over the railway bridge and then turn right onto Pengam Road / Tremorfa. From here Tremorfa Park is signposted and is the second left (Kenyon Road).

University Fields
Follow the directions to Llanrumney High School going out of Cardiff along Newport Road. The University field is just to the left of the school.

Waterhall
Fairwater Leisure Centre
The Waterhall pitches are at Fairwater Leisure Centre. On St Fagans Road heading towards St Fagans, turn right at the traffic lights at the green into Plasmawr Rd, keep going straight (the road becomes Waterhall Rd and you will eventually come to the Leisure centre on the left.

Waun Fach
Drive past Pentwyn Leisure Centre on Bryn Celyn Road. You could park in the Leisure Centre but its a long walk to the pitches. At the end of Bryn Celyn (turn right) you should see the pitch which is next to Waun Fach road (on left).

Whitchurch High School
The site with the football pitches on is the upper school on Penlline Road and Church Road (not the site on Manor Way). The entrance is on Penlline Road and the exit on Church Road. When you enter the school follow the road until you see the pitches.

Whitchurch Hospital
Park Road, Whitchurch
The pitches are set up in the main grounds of Whitchurch Hospital which is on Park Road in Whitchurch (The main road between Coryton and Whitchurch Village). The fields are at the back of the grounds but it is easier to park in the car park near the entrance to the hospital as it gets quite busy towards the back nearer the pitches.

Willows High School
Willows Avenue, Tremorfa
Willows High School is located at the very end of Willows Avenue and the easiest way of getting there is to turn into Seawall Road from Rover Way, follow this past the ASW plant right to the very end and turn right into South Park Road near Splott Park. Take the first right into Willows Avenue and drive straight down into the school car park.

Wilson Road
Wilson Road is off Cowbridge Road West just past Lidl as u drive out of Cardiff. Go to end of Wilson Road to the roundabout, then turn left into Archer Road and the pitches are just there.

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