Beekeeping Experience


Beekeeping Experience    £95

Why not treat a loved one to a gift with a difference!

Place: New Lodge Vineyard, Earls Barton, Northampton NN6 OHF

     Date:      April to August – on a date to be arranged


Experience the excitement of opening a hive, during the active beekeeping season.


What’s included:

Hive inspection – duration 1-2 hrs. Weather & bee dependent.

We will carry out a standard inspection to check on the health of the colony, stores, space and evidence of the queen.

Handling frames of bees and carrying out any hive manipulations required as a result of the inspection eg: queen marking, adding queen excluders or supers.   

Perhaps even some frame making.   There is always lots to do!  Don’t worry about the terminology, I’ll explain everything. 

Use of protective beesuit.

Use of hive tools & smoker

New rubber gloves

Soft Drinks & Water (it’s thirsty work!)


In the presentation gift box, supplied on purchase:

Voucher with instructions for activating the Beekeeping Experience

Your choice of Made by the Beekeeper Balm 

Beeswax candle

 A jar of beautiful, natural Honey

£95 per person. Up to 6 people per session, but usually only 2 or 3.