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Beginners topbar hive beekeeping course & natural beekeeping

Beginners topbar hive beekeeping course & natural beekeeping

Course Provider: The Bee centre

Contact Name: kath cordingley

Telephone: 07971956148

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1 Samlesbury Hall Cottages
Preston New Road

Course Length: 1 day

Price: £80

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


Our 1 day topbar hive beekeeping course is run at our bespoke Bee Centre, based at Samlesbury hall in Lancashire.
We have an indoor classroom, observation hive & toilets (all suitable for disabled guests) and through our viewing windows we have our apiary set in 1 acre of woodland and gardens.
Free parking
The course will include hands on handling of the bees in topbar hives together with the basic knowledge needed to start keeping bees cofidently and unlimited back up assistance as required
There will be the opportunity to look at other types of hives (national framed hives) to compare their value.
Our tutor is John Vendy, a very well known topbar hive beekeeper and hive builder who is a regular and valued speaker at many beekeeping event.
The bees that you will be handling are our native black bees, gentle and a pleasure to work with

What's included in the price?

suits, gloves are included.
please bring lunch
unlimited free tea and coffee & biscuits available
please bring wellies or walking boots

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