Now taking orders for spring 2020.
These are overwintered nucleus colonies so they will be available (dependent on weather) late April/early May - there is only a limited number available.
Nucleus colonies of honey bees are only supplied for orders with payment made in advance so order before then to avoid disappointment.
Nucleus colonies must be collected - Free Delivery does not apply.
Customers who have ordered will be notified by email when colonies are ready to collect - colonies can only be held for one week after this notification. Uncollected colonies are not refundable.
Bees for sale - our Nucleus Honey Bee Colonies are bred in U.K. supplied on a minimum of 5 combs with a U.K. bred laying queen. They are supplied ready for transport in an appropriate nucleus hive which is included in the price. These nucleus colonies are supplied on Standard Deep Hoffman frames suitable for National and WBC hives with a Standard Deep Brood box.
We are members of the Bee Farmers Association of the U.K. - the voice of professional beekeeping. Over the years we have passed on hundreds of colonies, helping beginners and beekeeping projects to start their own apiaries.
All livestock is disease checked and in accordance with NBU and FERA guidelines.
Packing & delivery charges for most U.K. postcodes will be £4.00 + VAT for small (less than 400mm x 50mm) post box packets or £8.00 + VAT for parcels or free for orders over £90.00. Delivery usually 3-5 working days, assembled bee hives might take a day or two longer. See Terms & Conditions of Sale & Delivery for full details.
Prices include applicable VAT at 20%.
Quantity Discount - 10% off for 6 or more of an item applied in checkout.