Beekeeping Experience Days


Beekeeping Experience Days

Get hands-on, practical knowledge in the craft of beekeeping and enjoy a day in the North Devon countryside.

Our expert beekeepers guide you through this engaging and informative day. You will get suited-up in protective clothing and have real experience of dealing with a hive of bees. You will be taught how to look after a colony of bees throughout the year with tips and advice for setting up your own hive.

What’s included:

  • Meet and greet over a cuppa with members of our beekeeping team, who will be the hosts for the day
  • Listen to a talk about bees and beekeeping, the work we do at Quince Honey Farm, and have a taste of our honeys
  • Meet the bees! Get suited up and watch a hive be opened up
  • Lunch in The Nectary Restaurant (included in price)
  • Visit the apiary fields and do some real beekeeping, under supervision
  • Refreshments and a chance to ask your hosts any beekeeping questions
  • Goodie bag including our own honey, a 10% discount voucher for our shop and more

Price: £175 per person
10am – 4pm

There are no more dates available for 2024. To register your interest for 2025, please get in touch here.

Terms & Conditions:

  • For ages 16 and over only
  • There will be a risk assessment to read and sign on the day to show you understand the risks associated with being close to and working with a hive of bees. If you would like to see a copy in advance, please message us and we will be happy to email it to you.
  • Do not take part if you have a known allergy to bee stings.

Knowledgeable, friendly leaders, who answered all our questions. Great setting, including the delicious lunch and coffee. I am now ready to get my own bees and to start producing honey! Fantastic day!

Explorer604912 (Trip Advisor handle), previous participant