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Education and Training

Taster Days

Twice a year we run a Taster Day at our apiary for those who would like a general introduction to the world of beekeeping. The cost is 15 per person (or 20 for two booking together). Early booking is always advised. Very often people who attend our Taster Day sessions will sign on for the more comprehensive Beginners' Beekeeping Course (see details below).

  Taster Days for 2019 are yet to be finalised

Beginners' Beekeeping Course

Once a year, through late winter and spring, we run our comprehensive Beginners' Beekeeping Course which follows the BBKA Basic syllabus and aims to instil confidence and knowledge in new beekeepers in order for them to keep happy and healthy bees. The course is held at two venues - the Castle Centre, Barnstaple to start and then moves on to our apiary at Horestone. Tutors are all experienced beekeepers and we aim for students to experience handling and understanding of bees in their hives as much as the weather allows.

The 2019 beginners course is now sold out due to popular demand but  we are taking bookings for the 2020 course which will begin in spring next year.


For further details contact the education officer.


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