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Meet the Bees Tours

  • Group ‘meet-the-bees’ visits can be set up by prior arrangement. We will need a minimum of two weeks’ notice to arrange things with our volunteer beekeepers. We ask that you e-mail us in the first instance in order to make arrangements, to either [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Protective bee suits and gloves are provided. Please bring your own wellies or boots if you have them. Don't forget your camera!
  • Tours are limited to groups of between 6 to 10 people so you get the full benefit of the experience.
  • Tours last approximately one hour, but please allow extra time for suiting up and questions and answers afterwards.
  • Children over 6 are welcome, younger ones can watch the tour on our live bee-cam. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children must be able to comfortably wear the protective bee suit and gloves. Please bring their wellies. Our smallest child’s suit is size 8.
  • Please let us know in advance if you have a mobility issue. The apiary is not suitable for wheelchairs.
  • It is regretted that anyone who has a known allergy to bee stings cannot be allowed into the apiary.


Adults - £7.50 per head
Children - £5.00 per head

Payment by card in advance from the Beekeeping Centre – 01492 651106.


Meet the Bees Tours