Here you will find useful links to other bee keeping associations, research including BeeBase and supplies from tools, queens and equipment.


British Beekeeping Association - The British Beekeeping Association is our parent body and a registered charity. The BBKA works to promote bees and beekeeping and to provide a range of member services to beekeepers in the UK.

BeeBase - The National Bee Unit provides a wide range of free information for UK Beekeepers.

National Honey Show - Promoting the highest quality honey and wax products with international classes, lecture convention, workshops and beekeeping equipment trade shows.  


BBC Weather - An alternative forecast from the BBC.

Met Check - London weather forecast for up to 16 days and more ahead.

UK Met Office - London weather forecasts for the next seven days.


Bee Craft - Monthly beekeeping magazine, the official journal of the BBKA.

Northern Bee Books - One of the largest range of new and second-hand beekeeping books including digital and print editions of The Beekeepers Quarterly.


Bee Base - National Bee Unit information resource for beekeepers.

Beehoo - An international site dealing with all things beekeeping.IBRA - The International Bee Research Association (IBRA) promotes the value of bees by providing information on bee science and beekeeping worldwide. 

Bees for Development - Assists people in the poorest developing countries to learn the craft of beekeeping.

BIBBA - Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA) for the conservation, restoration, study, selection and improvement of native or near-native honeybees of Britain and Ireland.

BWARS - Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society (BWARS) is the national society dedicated to studying and recording bees, wasps & ants in Britain & Ireland. 

CABK - The Central Association of Bee-Keepers (CABK) are a registered educational charity whose objectives are to promote and further the craft of beekeeping.

Scientific Beekeeping - Beekeeping through an American biologist’s eyes.

Commercial and supplies

The Bee Farmers Association - The Bee Farmers’ Association (BFA) is the voice of professional beekeeping in the UK and represents around 450 bee farming businesses. 

British Honey Producers - Offer high quality queen bees, pollination services and jarred honey products for sale. 

Kemble Bee Supplies - Stockists of a wide variety of beekeeping equipment from smokers, hive tools and frames.

Maisemore Apiaries - Established in 1953, one of the major manufacturers and suppliers of a quality range of beekeeping equipment in the UK.   

National Bee Supplies - NBS are the leading craftsmen of handmade hives, and stockists of a full range of high quality starter hives, apiary equipment and beekeeping accessories.  

Park Beekeeping - Beekeeping supplies from complete beehives, specialised components, honey extractors, protective clothing and starter bee packages to purchase from May to September.  

Paynes Bee Farm - A family run business supplying shops and outlets with a range of honeys and beeswax products.

Peak Hives - Based in the Peak District and makers of British National Beehives and frames, foundation wax and hive tools.    

Sheriff - Suppliers of an extensive range of protective clothing featuring the distinctive hooded veil, beekeeping essentials, accessories, equipment and gifts. 

Thorne - An online shop, full of beekeeping and candlemaking equipment for the new or experienced beekeeper.