East Surrey Bees

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Tel: 01883 622788   Email: Enquire@eastsurreybees.co.uk


From the 7th to the 9th of July we had the pleasure of being part of the 8th International Meeting of Young Bee Keepers, held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Marlborough College.


Young people between the ages of 12 and 16, from 19 different Nationalities mixed happily in teams to compete for group and individual trophies.


We had been asked to take 20 colonies of our beautiful bees in adition to judging a couple of the activities undertaken over the two days of competition. Standards were very high and we had an amazingly interesting few days.



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East Surrey Bees offer Professional Teaching and Tuition.

We run professional courses for beekeepers of all levels of experience. Tutors have teaching qualifications and extensive beekeeping experience. We have over two hundred honey producing hives and raise nucleus colonies for sale.

Extraction Day 13th August

A practical day where we go through the whoe process from hive to jar.


 Disease Day Saturday 9th September 2017


Get to handle the real thing, we have a license to keep infected combs and we use these to illustrate what diseased larvae really look like. We also look at meothds of prevention and control not only of the foulbrooods but also minor brood disorders.


Starts 10.00am - 4pm Ploughman’s type lunch provided. Course cost £65.00


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We run professional courses for beekeepers of all levels of experience.

Tutors have teaching qualifications and extensive beekeeping experience.

We have 'Taster Days' for beginners, day couses on activities relating to beekeeping and also run  Corporate Days for businesses who want something a little different.

Next Course

Iprovers day - Saturday 1st July

10am - 4pm


Hands on experience, with many colonies to chose from and different hive types and styles.  Programme arranged with the course participants in advance.


We have a range of hive products available from our two hundred plus, honey producing colonies. We produce raw honey which is extracted from a single site at a time so that you can buy honey local to you.

We also produce cut comb honey and pure bees wax candles.


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We produce nucs for sale in the spring and early summer.

We also specialise in raising docile bees from our own queens  which are available from early summer.