Email:info@highlandbeesupplies.co.uk                          TELEPHONE: 01808 521311

INTRODUCTION TO BEE-KEEPING

This one day course is designed as an introduction for potential new bee-keepers or bee-keepers with less than 2 years experience. The morning is a classroom lecture and the afternoon is a practical demonstration within our hives to allow you "hands on" experience.

Protective clothing will be supplied if required but please bring stout boots or "wellies” and a packed lunch Course will run 10am till 4pm

£35.00



Dates for 2017

22nd April

20th MAY

 17th  JUNE

15th  JULY


QUEEN and SWARMING CONTROL

This 1/2 day course is designed to help you know the signs of a “queen right” hive, find her, mark and clip her, and check your hive for signs of swarming and preventive methods to avoid swarming. This is a practical course so protective clothing will be required.

Course will run 10am till 12.30pm      

IF BOOKED TOGETHER WITH THE NUC BUILDING COST FOR BOTH £35.00

Dates for 2017


21nd May

18th June



NUC BUILDING


Want to increase your stocks, this 1/2 day course shows you how to build a nucleus colony, consider the pitfalls, and how to overcome them. Build Nucleus colonies using queen cells and mated queens.



Dates for 2017


21st May

19th June

Course will run 1.30pm till 4.00pm  

IF BOOKED TOGETHER WITH THE QUEEN CONTROL COST FOR BOTH £35.00


£20.00

£20.00

DISEASE RECOGNITION, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION. PREPARING HIVES FOR WINTER

Course will cover all aspects of Bee Health and Disease, including the use of Varroa treatments etc,  We will also cover the  preparation for wintering  of the hive and the over winter storage of equipment.

Course will run 10.00am till 4.00pm  

£35.00

Dates for 2017


9th SEPT



PRACTICAL BEE EXPERIENCE CLINIC


The clinic will cover a range of beekeeping activities/problems tailored to course participants requirements,  inspecting our hives with a detailed discussion on what we are seeing, looking for and what to expect .*

The session is designed as a further experience for participants of our

“Introduction to Bee-keeping course”

Questions please.


Course will run 12am till 3.00pm

Protective Clothing will be supplied if required, but please bring “wellies” or stout boots that cover your ankles 

* weather permitting

Dates for 2017


Clinic will be held once a month please contact us for next date


Clinic can be held for groups of 6 or more to your date/requirements


£15.00 p/p


KEEN TO GET STARTED IN 2016

COMPLETE NEW BEEKEEPERS STARTER PACK

CONSISTS OF COMPLETE STARTER PACK, BUT WITH THE HIVE AND FRAMES ALL ASSEMBLED

NUCLEUS OF BEES ALREADY ESTABLISHED IN YOUR NEW HIVE READY FOR PLACING ON YOUR OWN SITE, AND CHOICE OF INTRODUCTION TO BEE KEEPING COURSE DATE

BEES IN A NATIONAL HIVE                   £590.00

BEES IN A WBC HIVE                           £720.00

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO PACKAGE PURCHASERS ON SUPPLY OF BEES



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Contact us on

 01808 521311

ALL COURSES MUST BE PAID IN FULL AT BOOKING

 WE WILL CONTACT YOU FOR PAYMENT ON RECEIPT OF THIS FORM

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL OUR COURSE AS PLACES ARE LIMITED, PLEASE BOOK EITHER BY SUBMITTING THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE OR BY  GIVE US A RING