An Introduction to Beekeeping A short course to familiarise you with the secret world of honeybees Courses begin at Easter - weather permitting 

This one day course is designed as an introduction to beekeeping. In the morning session we learn about: 
History of Honeybees 
Biology of the Honeybee 
Life cycle of the honeybee 
In the afternoon session we put on our beesuits and look into a hive of bees.  
Practical session 
We see, in action, what we learned in the morning. 
Honeybees tend to be more active once the sunshine has warmed up. 
The course are run at two venues: 
Select the venue you would like to visit when booking the course 
Reserve your place on the course HERE 
Any questions email 
See what visitors have said about experiences with the Bee Farmer. Click HERE for my Testimonial page 
Beesuits are provided. Students should wear footwear that covers the ankles (Hiking boots or wellingtons) 
Lunch is not provided however tea and coffee is. 
Other Services 
Gift Certificates 
Foundation course in Beekeeping 
Supply your first bee hive. 
Supply your first nucleus of bees 
Discounted BJ Sherriff beesuits 
Q. Is there a lower age limit 
A. Yes. Seven years old. Equivalent to schools year 6 
Q Do I get to handle bees 
A Yes - at your own speed. 
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