The National Beekeeping Centre Wales (also known as Bees Wales) is a not for profit social enterprise company.
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.