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 FAQ (Public)

FAQ (Public)

These FAQs are aimed at the general public with bee related problems

Please read them carefully before contacting one of our Volunteer Swarm Collectors. Do not contact our members for wasp problems as we are beekeepers not a pest control company.