Beekeeping Courses with BeesWales

Beehives at the heather at Llyn Crafnant, Conwy Valley

News… March 2019

We recommend introductory beekeeping courses  organized by the National Beekeeping Centre Wales  BeesWales
The courses are held at Henfaes near Bangor, north Wales.

BeesWales is the largest provider of introductory beekeeping courses in Wales.

Blocks of locally-produced beeswa 

We urge you to follow your course by joining your local beekeepers’ association,  attending apiary meetings and winter lecture meetings, read all you can about bees, team up with other beekeepers, and become thoroughly absorbed in beekeeping. It’s a life-long passion for most of us!
The Weekend Courses and Taster Days are very popular with visitors.  We can suggest places to stay.
Taster Days make a popular present.

Swarm of bees

We suggest new beekeepers complete a course, and then start with their own bees in the summer. We can put you in touch with local suppliers of nuclei (small colonies of bees).

Recommended reading…

Keeping Bees, Pam Gregory 2011. An easy to read introduction, well-illustrated. Pam Gregory was a previous Regional Bee Inspector for Wales, and a good friend of Conwy Beekeepers.
Guide to Bees and Honey, Ted Hooper 2010. Very popular.


3 Responses to Beekeeping Courses with BeesWales

  1. Jacob milner says:

    Are there any spaces left on the course starting in september? If so, how much is it?

    Thanks, jacob milner

  2. Darren says:

    Hi, I am moving from Australia to wales and would very much like to take the bee keeping courses when are the next few dates please…All the best.

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