Fast colour vision

Bees colour vision is among the fastest in the animal world. It is five times faster than humans. Whereas we have trouble distinguishing one flower in a group from another, bees dont, they see each individual flower.Bees have five eyes - two compound eyes and three tiny ocelli eyes


The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping