Welcome to Bath Beekeepers

Bath Beekeepers are a Branch of Avon Beekeepers Association – Registered Charity No 271717

Bath Beekeepers extend you a warm welcome and thank you for visiting our website. Our aim is to promote the craft of beekeeping to encourage new beekeepers to take up this noble vocation and support existing beekeepers in their pursuit of healthy, happy and productive bees!

Here at Bath Beekeepers we offer members and prospective members friendly advice, guidance and support in the craft of beekeeping and other interests that are borne out of keeping bees.

Discover our educational and social events programme including seasonal meetings, teaching sessions and courses held throughout the year.

If you are interested in learning more about beekeeping or are considering taking up this rewarding hobby, why not come along to one of our teaching apiary sessions – see our events page or contact our Teaching Apiary Manager & Secretary, Pete & Monica Davis, who can be reached at: beesinbath@gmail.com

If you are interested in becoming a member of our association, you can find details on the membership page. You don’t have to be a beekeeper or considering becoming a beekeeper to be a member, we offer Country or  Affiliate membership too.

Thank you for visiting our website – we hope you find it useful.



Become a Beekeeper - 3 day course

Our Introduction to Beekeeping course provides the skills and husbandry required for basic beekeeping.  The course is delivered in just three sessions over 3 consecutive weekends concluding with a Practical Session.  It follows the syllabus developed by the British Beekeeping Association (BBKA).

Our next ‘Introduction to Beekeeping Course’ will be held over three consecutive weekends in Spring 2024 at our Teaching Apiary on Park Farm, Newton-St-Loe, Bath. BA2 9JA 

[Please see our Courses page for dates & cost]


Details of our Introduction to Beekeeping course:

Upcoming events

A full programme of events is arranged each year with Summer meetings focusing on inspecting the on-site hives and Winter evening meetings being held inside our new Teaching Apiary.

Visit the events page to see what’s coming up in the next few months.