I thought beekeeping would be easy. The bees had other plans - The Irish Times

"‘The first step you should consider is to join your local beekeeping association’ Long before Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen, there reigned an Irish “mad queen” in the form of a honeybee. Ruling the bog lands of Ardee, Co Louth, this queen bee earned the title because of her fierce temperament and a strong army of protective worker bees. ...."

Read more here: The Irish Times

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