Bee Keeping

Beekeeping across London and Home Counties, courses, advice, experience days, suppliers of beesuits, kits and equipment, independent beekeepers & associations, project advice, talks and demonstrations, catching of swarms. Ownership and management of apiaries for clients from hotels, restaurants, clubs and stores to museums, charities, schools, universities, businesses and individuals. Suppliers of honey and other bee produced foods and services, recipes, honey health, beauty, tips and facts. Sale of hives and swarms.

    Hen Corner Full Day Beekeeping Courses
    Hen Corner runs a fascinating all day urban bee keeping course for beginners, in West London. Purchase their award winning pure local honey, straight to the jar from the hives. Corporate team away day activities & school visits.
    07973 676830

    Oxleas Wood Apiary Taster Days
    Apiary or Taster Days provide 'hands-on' experience with bee stocks in the Oxleas Wood Apiary, for small groups of would-be beekeepers & the inquisitive! Also Introduction to Beekeeping days for beginners. Age 16yrs +.
    Shooters Hill
    SE18 3JA

    The Surrey Beekeepers Association
    Made up of nine local clubs - Croydon, Epsom, Farnham, Guildford, Horsham & Crawley Division, Kingston, Reigate, Weybridge and Wimbledon.

    The London Honey Company
    Central London beekeeping courses and hive management both in London and nationwide. Supply and set up of hives and advice on sourcing good bees. Honey and honeycomb available from London stockists or Pimlico, Blackheath, Maltby St markets.
    Central London - Nationwide
    020 7394 7072

    Park Beekeeping
    Park Beekeeping specialise in supplying beesuits, honey extractors, beginners kits, hive tools & smokers, frames & parts, jars & storage, beeswax products. Also beekeeping courses in SE London and swarm collection.
    Blackheath Hill
    SE10 8BA
    020 8694 9960

    Urban Beekeeping
    Urban Beekeeping own apiaries & manage sites in London from Heathrow Airport in the West to City Airport in the East. Beekeepers-in-residence at The Natural History Museum. Advise on bee projects, catch swarms as necessary.
    W1F 0BA
    020 7734 2492
    07952 960424

    Urban Bees
    London social enterprise bringing bees to cities with a mission to promote sustainable urban beekeeping through education and training. Teaching apiaries in Tower Hamlets & King's Cross, monthly courses in the City.
    Tower Hamlets - King's Cross
    07930 337907

    Kitsch Bee Hive Suppliers
    Kitsch bee craft supplies sell bee hives including national hives, brood boxes, nucleus box, crown boards, hive stands, honey bee swarms, second hand hives and lots more. They are based in Surrey and manufacture their own national bee hives for sale.
    RH9 8DF
    01883 744958

    The London Beekeepers Association
    The London Beekeepers Association represents the interests of beekeepers and urban beekeeping in the central London area. They run courses, practical beekeeping sessions, lectures and regular monthly meetings.
    W3 7LT
    07909 964 986

    Park Beekeeping Supplies
    Bee keeping supplies in South East London. They supply everything that a bee keeper would need. From queen bees to hives with all of the tools and materials that you could need.
    Blackheath Hill
    SE10 8BA
    020 8694 9960

    Beekeeping Info
    Bees and beekeeping: information about beekeeping, bees, honey. Treatment of pests and diseases.

    The Hive Honey Shop
    Bee Keeping shop in South West London, providing bee keeping equipment, bee keeping courses, bee keeping books and information.
    South West London
    SW11 6PL
    020 7924 6233

    North London Beekeeping
    NLB promote apiculture & educate people about beekeeping providing taster sessions & advice to members whether beginners, novice & experienced beekeepers. Classes, lectures & discussions, events, show live bees & sell honey.
    North London

    Pure Food
    Zootrain and Pure Food have worked together to produce a variety of beekeeping courses and classes held in Regent's Park London.
    Regents Park
    WC1N 1HD
    07973 121 800

    Local Honey Man
    The Local Honey Man produces 100% pure, raw, natural & delicious local honey, straight from hive to jar. Learn about bees & experience a day in the Life of a Beekeeper, daily availability. Bees & hives occasionally for sale.
    E17 6BH
    020 3302 5690

    Capital Bee
    Based South & Central London Capital Bee produces delicious honey to sell, they coach, run courses, arrange talks & demos, keep bees for individuals & organisations including universities, schools, charities, restaurants, hotels & shops.
    SE4 2EL
    020 7639 6581
    07984 682417

    Honey Association
    Great resource for honey recipes, honey health and beauty tips, honey facts and Honey Week
    020 7255 1100

    Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-Keepers' Association
    Formed in 1919, and now based from their own apiary near Central Twickenham, West London. Visitors and non-members are always very welcome during the active bee keeping season of March to September
    TW1 1BH

    Zootrain Beekeeping Courses London
    Central London beekeeping courses held in Zootrainís apiary & classroom in Regentís Park. Learn about beekeeping, how to keep bees in London, make your own honey, set up your first hive, extract honey, importance of bees to the ecosystem.
    Central London
    07973 121800