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Beekeeping Experience Break

Beekeeping Experience Break

Bookings must be made directly with the hotel by calling the Reservations Team - 01769 540 561.

Price - from £279 per person for two nights based on double occupancy, dinner bed and breakfast and one day on the beekeeping experience programme. NB Places are limited to 10 on each day experience. Experience Days are available on June 13th and 15th and July 6th. NB Places are limited to 10 on each Experience Day and bookings must be made directly with the hotel by calling the Reservations Team - 01769 540 561.

Get hands on with a hive at Quince Honey Farm in South Molton, one of the UK’s leading honey farms. This one day course provides the perfect opportunity for any budding beekeepers out there to get an introduction into the craft. It also promises to be a stimulating day for those who would simply love the chance to spend time in the stunning North Devon countryside learning about bees.

Led by a professional beekeeper, the day begins with honey tasting and some fascinating facts about beekeeping and bees, before it’s time to get suited up in full protective clothing to be shown, up close, the inner workings of a hive.

Following a tasty, freshly prepared lunch in the café and a guided tour of Quince Honey Farm’s unique Bee World exhibition, the afternoon session provides the chance to conduct a supervised ‘Beehive Inspection’. This is an opportunity to do some real beekeeping, and to learn how to care for the bees and keep the hive healthy all year round.

The knowledgeable resident beekeeper will wax lyrical about their profession, be on hand to answer any questions, offer up hints and tips and leave participants buzzing with excitement on a day well spent. With bees and beekeeping hitting the headlines now more than ever, it really is a fantastic time to get involved and help honeybees thrive in the British countryside.

*Over 16s only. A welcome pack will be sent in advance with details about the day and what to wear/bring with you

Please call the Reservations Team on 01769 540 561 to book your experience.

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