Ramsbottom Honey now has multiple sites and courses are held in different locations to accommodate everyone.
Thank you to everyone who attended our Introduction to Beekeeping Courses throughout 2023. We wish you every success with your beekeeping journey and will continue to support you every step of the way.
Courses are now complete for this year and we will update the site with further information and dates for 2024 in due course.
In the meantime you can contact us by email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Theory will cover:
- Beekeeping Equipment
- Disease and Hygiene
Practical will include:
- Making a frame
- Lighting a smoker
- Inspecting a hive
- Varroa inspection
Please bring lunch with you, refreshments will be provided.
Bring your bee suit with you or you can hire one for £5, just let us know in advance.
You can bring your own gloves, or these can be provided.
Please wear strong boots or ideally wellies.
And don’t forget to bring your camera!
Before you book, please note:
- Most of the activity will take place outdoors, please dress appropriately.
- Courses are weather dependant, in the event of bad weather will notify you that the course will be postponed offering you an alternative date.
- Places are limited to ensure everyone has a great experience.
- This is a working apiary, there are flying bees!