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Buckfast Bees thrive in summer sunshine

Our colony of Buckfast Bees is doing really well thanks to June’s sunny spells and has already stored plenty of honey from the spring flowers. With our newly-launched Honeybee Experience Days, we’re offering visitors a unique chance to learn more about our good-natured and gentle bees. Learn more here.

Running on Saturday 25th June and Tuesday 2nd August, our Honeybee Experience Days 2022 offer the chance to enjoy some time with our bees and learn about their lifecycle, environment, and their importance to our world. Starting at 11am and finishing at 3pm, lunch and refreshments will be included. Each participant will also receive a “honeybee gift pack” containing lots of information, honey, beeswax, and bee friendly seeds. Limited slots remaining – book your space here.