The National Botanic Garden of Wales

Sophia Gardens


Sophia Walk, CF11 9XR

Sophia Gardens' 16,000-seater stadium in Cardiff is the home of Glamorgan Cricket and an established venue for international cricket. The site has been the home of Glamorgan Cricket since 1967.

Screenings are held on the front lawn
Entry to the event will be at GATE 4.


  Picnics welcome. Alcohol must be purchased on-site only

  Hot food and snacks available

  On-site bar

  Limited paid parking available and local pay and display car parks to be used. Blue badge parking can be arrange by calling 02920 409 380 or Email: [email protected]

Prohibited Items:
  • Sharp implements such as knives and forks 
  • Firearms, weapons, knives and imitation weapons
  • Glass bottles and containers
  • Alcohol
  • Cans (soft drinks and alcohol)
  • Fireworks, explosives and flammable items
  • Air horns/blow horns
  • All musical instruments including whistles
  • Gas Containers
  • Illegal drugs
  • Animals (except guide dogs)
The following items are authorised:
  • Personal (folding) umbrellas
  • Cooler bags/boxes
  • Own foodstuff (with plastic cutlery)
  • Soft drinks/water in plastic containers (tops to be removed, although stewards may in certain conditions allow tops to remain – e.g. for medical conditions, elderly persons, family usage)
  • Flasks
  • Cameras and video cameras (for recreational and non commercial use only)
  • Flags and banners provided that – in the opinion of the Stadium they are not vulgar, political, racial, discriminatory, sexual in nature or display advertising which may in any way impinge or will be in conflict with, the rights of the partners/sponsors/suppliers/vendors or the event (in any language) or deemed to be offensive, or impact on the view of other spectators. 
  • Sticks should not protrude more than 12 inches below the flag.
  • Small radios, CD/DVD/MP3 players – only with headphones
  • Glass containers – perfume, prescription medication, insect repellent
  • Aerosol deodorant, medication or insect repellent
  • Cigarette lighters and matches


General Regulations:


  • Everyone entering the ground is admitted subject to compliance with these ground regulations. Search is a condition of entry.
  • Drunkenness will not be tolerated and will lead to action by stewards. Entry to the venue by a person deemed to be drunk will not be allowed and poor behaviour arising from excess drinking once inside the venue, will draw a warning and will lead to ejection and may result in police arrest.
  • Smoking is permitted in designated areas only
  • The Stadium reserves the right for its servants and agents to remove from the Stadium any person/s who do not comply with the above regulations, or whose presence is, or could reasonably be construed as constituting a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to others