Bees Wales

The Prince of Wales at the opening of Bees Wales in 2012

Welsh honey for sale at the Visitor Centre

The National Beekeeping Centre Wales (also known as Bees Wales) is a not for profit social enterprise company.
Click here to see a Guardian review of the National Beekeeping Centre Wales.


Live video of Bee Inspectors at work at Bees Wales apiary

About Bees Wales

  • We provide free information to members of the public.
  • We train more new beekeepers than any other organization in Wales, at our facilities at Bangor University’s Henfaes Research Centre at Abergwyngregyn – junction 13 off the A55.
  • We provide support to communities in North Wales for bee-related projects.
  • We greet the public at the self-funded Visitor Centre
  • We support beekeepers.

What does Bees Wales do for beekeepers?

  • The Visitor Centre buys well-presented honey direct from beekeepers all over Wales, especially prize-winning honey, for sale at the Visitor Centre.
  • We stock beekeeping consumables: frames and foundation, varroa treatments and winter feed.
  • Equipment hire.  The Visitor Centre runs the Conwy BK honey extractor scheme.

How can beekeepers support Bees Wales?

  • Volunteers are always welcome, so why not share your beekeeping knowledge?
  • You can help with bee tours at Furnace Farm Apiary, showing the public how we keep bees.
  • You could help with training, apiary sessions and classroom sessions at our beekeeping courses.

The Bees Wales Visitor Centre is at Bodnant Welsh Food, Tal y Cafn, Conwy Valley, LL28 5RP.  Telephone 01492 651106 or 0777 238 8640.

Facebook: @BeekeepingCentreWales
Twitter: @BeesWales

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