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Beekeeping Experience

Beekeeping Experience

Duration: Half Day

Price: £70

Run by: Luke and Suzie Hutchinson
at Northumberland Honey Company

Northumberland Honey Co
Haltwhistle Industrial Estate
NE49 9HA

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About the Course

Unsure if beekeeping is for you? Looking to step into the world of beekeeping? Or just curious to see what is going on inside a beehive? This could be the perfect experience for you.

Perfect to book on for yourself, as a couple, or a family day out, or makes a great gift. Booking now for the 2019 season, places are limited to ensure maximum experience:

If purchasing as a gift the date can be decided on by gift recipient, but confirmation should be made by the recipient by the end of January 2019.

To would help us with bookings, if purchasing as a gift, that the gift recipients contact details are sent to us, so we can liase directly with the recipient close to the course date.


9.30am Arrival, tea/ coffee and cake.

Followed by an introduction to beekeeping, bee hives, and the bees.

11.30am finish, with a honey and mead tasting.

The amount of time we can spend with the bee hives open can be limited by the weather, but rest assured, even if the weather is poor, we also have interactive experience of looking through the beehive digitally as well as the hands on handling of the bees if desired.

Course participants will also be able to access discounts on purchase of colonies of bees if they subscribe to the full day course to continue their journey into the world of beekeeping.

All participants will leave with information on the next steps to take to get established as a beekeeper, and a goody bag full of lovely products from the bees at Northumberland Honey Co.

All protective equipment is provided, please just bring sturdy boots/ wellingtons.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Refreshments, protective equipment, but please bring boots/ wellingtons

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Child friendly
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos