Making it to Queen Bee is not all it's cracked up to bee News from Fonmon Apiary by Harold Williams - Barry Gem

"The very variable weather has been providing excellent growing conditions for plants and this in turn has meant lots of forage for the bees to exploit. I have taken several lifts (boxes) of honey off and surprisingly there has not been a trace of oilseed rape honey to be seen. One forage plant that has been very noticeable this year is the hawthorn, and I have observed bees on those very blossoms. ..."

Read more here: The Barry Gem

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