Beekeeping taster course

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Description

This is an introductory day to beekeeping. The setting is Hawkmoth Wood, part of the Brafferton Spring woodland complex near Helperby. This part of the woodland is being transformed from plantation conifers on an original ancient woodland site to deciduous managed woodland. Most of the conifers had achieved harvesting age and much new planting and habitat restoration is taking place. A lovely and unusual setting for a beekeeping course.
The course is run by David Bowes of Northern Bees Ltd in Boroughbridge. David will cover all elements of beekeeping during the course of the day , the morning will be largely theory followed by lunch, then an opportunity to have hands-on experience in the afternoon.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

A comprehensive introduction to the honey bee, hive construction and maintenance, hygiene , extraction and much more.
Price includes a free copy of the BBKA Guide to Beekeeping

Maker

David Watkins at Hawkmoth Wood

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Venue

Hawkmoth Wood
part of Brafferton Springs
Helperby
North Yorkshire
YO61 2SE

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

5 hours (10:00am to 3:30am)

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Price

£115

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