As a family of beekeepers with over 20 years of experience, we pride ourselves in providing the finest locally reared colonies of honey bees, beekeeping courses, experience days, training and advise. We also supply the finest , untreated, cold extracted honey from our own hives.
Reserve your UK reared 5 or 6 Frame nucleus of honey Bees .
Ready for collection Mid to End July
£180 - 5 or 6 frame national
Nucleus of Locally Reared Honey Bees £180 - Ready end of May
Our bees are gentle, hardworking, thrifty in the use of stores, and manages very well in our climate. All queens are from our best stock and open mated to provide the genetic diversity required for strong colonies.
Available from June - Limited Stock
More information or to reserve a nucleus of bees click >Here
3 hours- £60 - On hold due to Covid-19
Would you or someone you know, love to know a little more about the wonderful world of honeybees? Perhaps you are looking for an original gift idea, or you'd just like to treat yourself to a beekeeping experience.
Enjoy our experience day with a 3-hour session held on the roof of an iconic building in Whitechapel London E1.
Available in June, July & August
More information about our experience day click- > Here
Beekeeping Course - £180 - On hold due to Covid-19
Have you always been interested in becoming a beekeeper or want more knowledge of beekeeping? If so why not attend one of our expertly run beekeeping courses which will give you all the hands-on, theoretical knowledge and confidence to manage your own beehives.
Run-on the rooftop of an iconic building in Whitechapel.
4 Sessions held over 2 weekends
or 6 evenings after working hours.
Available June, July
More information and dates click → Here
To book see our shop → Here
Read reviews from our past students → Here
Bushwood Bees Shop
Visit our shop for the finest 100% pure raw London honey, home made beeswax wraps, pure beeswax blocks or to reserve / purchase a nucleus of Honey bees > Shop
Other Services we provide
School visits with live bees.
Beekeeping talks for clubs, societies, etc.
Educational sessions at your location.
What started as a family hobby has provided us with a unique insight into the working of honey bees and the beehive. From the start we realised the importance of locally adapted bees. For several years we have raised queens and drones for our own colonies, to improve the local strains within our area and to supply to new and experienced beekepers. We believe in buying local and are advocates of local bees adapted to our climate, each year we aim to raise a number of gentle nucleus colonies for sale or to expand our own.
We also provide beekeeping courses and provide guidance to experienced beekeepers. To date we have helped train close to 200 people.
Our aim is to impart knowledge and provide the best local bees and honey in London and the surrounding counties. Beekeeping advise / guidance and talks are provided upon request. Please get in touch for further information. - firstname.lastname@example.org