Kent Bee-keepers' Association

How Many Beekeepers

In the UK there are approximately 44,000 beekeepers looking after around 240,000 hives.
They produce 6000 tones of honey per year.
Each hive is worth about £400 to the agricultural economy.
We produce only 20% of the honey we consume - the rest is imported.

All facts for Beekeeping Courses

Beekeeping Courses

All branches will help newcomers learn about beekeeping through talks and discussions in their winter meetings and in their spring/summer apiary meetings will demonstrate and give you hands on help. They also run introductory days or courses. Contact them via the details on the Local Branches link. Some of the courses run are listed below.

To add to courses contact the webmaster: Steven Turner.

Related pages: Education