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UK Wide Shipping of Live Bees

We cover all of the UK using Royal Mail Special Delivery services!*

DASH Accredited

We are fully dash accredited suppliers, quality is at the top of our game.

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What's so good about our bees?

Buckfast Queens

Buckfast Queens

Buckfast queens are the result of the pioneering breeding work of the Benedictine monk "Brother Adam", who travelled all over the globe to create the "perfect bee".

Carniolan Queens

Carniolan Queens

Carniolan bees are beautiful to work with and very hard working, they produce big stores for the winter and are prolific in the spring.

Overwintered Nucs

Overwintered Nucs

Supplied with a marked 2018 mated Buckfast queen eager and ready to begin a new season. Provided on British National frames with brood and bees at all stages.

Spring Nucs

Spring Nucs

Our 5 frame nucs are supplied in a free reusable correx travel box with a marked 2019 mated Buckfast queen. Reared up early in the season to begin distribution May onward (weather permitting*).

Full Colonies

Full Colony of Bees

Traditional style British Standard National hive complete with bees and a marked 2019 mated Buckfast queen. Reared early in the season ready to go complete with brood at all stages.

Bees for Business

Bees for Business

10 British Standard Hives to begin producing your own honey. Supplied with newly mated marked Buckfast queens that produce beautiful placid bees. Housed in new plywood hives with 10 frames each and frame feeders.

Package Bees

3lb Package Bees

Package Bees available from late April*. These contain 3lb of bees and a mated Buckfast 2019 queen in a specially designed non-return wooden box with a jar of sugar syrup for transport. Ideal for top bar / warre hive users.

Waggle Dance

We specialise in the breeding & sale of Buckfast Bees, they are renowned for their productivity and placid nature which make them the most popular bees to keep in the UK & Worldwide.

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