Apiary meeting dates 2024

Updated June 2024

We  meet at the BeesWales Apiary near Bodnant Welsh Food, Tal y Cafn LL32 5RP for informal sessions with the bees.
The Apiary and the adjacent properties are well-protected by CCTV and other security devices.
Directions. Turn off the A470 at Logs for Sale sign, just north of Bodnant Welsh Food.
Parking in yard opposite the log sales cabin (weekends only) or beyond the log yard.
Please leave clear access on the lane for heavy forestry machines.

Email secretary@conwybeekeepers.org.uk with general enquiries.
Why not call in at Bodnant Welsh Food with a visit to the Cafe and Farm Shop, which includes a wide range of Welsh honey for sale.

2024 dates, Sundays at 2pm.
21st April
19th May
9th June
14th July
18th Aug
15th Sep
Frames and foundation for sale in small quantities at our apiary meetings.   Please order in advance from Kevin Jones,  email apiary@conwybeekeepers.org.uk.
Also, clean secondhand bee equipment, subject to availability.

  • We welcome newcomers, maybe just thinking about becoming beekeepers, as well as new beekeepers, improvers and lifelong bee people.

  • Friends and family are welcome, age 10 years and upwards.

  • The bees are inspected annually by the National Bee Unit Seasonal Bee Inspector.

  • We emphasize the importance of personal safety when working with bees.  Everybody present should wear a clean bee suit, gloves and wellies.
  • We prefer you to bring your own bee suit.
  • We can provide good quality bee suits and gloves for newcomers and visitors: children’s sizes and adults up to XL.  Just bring wellies.

  • Would you like to join our pool of instuctors?

  • The training sessions are informal, and we encourage trainees to handle combs of bees under supervision.

  • Would you like to help with strimming and general gardening work at the apiary?
    Please contact the Apiary Manager Kevin Jones, email