Please phone us on 0344 326 2010 to order your starter kit if our website is sold out.
Our beginner kits take the guesswork out of starting to keep your own hive. Most beginner beekeepers start with the National - the most popular hive here in the UK. Easy to expand, the hive’s perfect for budding beekeepers as you’ll be free to add space to your hive as your confidence grows. Our National Starter Kits include everything you need to start your beekeeping journey.
All of our hives are made from the finest quality Canadian Western Red Cedar. Imperfections and knots are discarded, so you will receive a top quality product that will last for many years. Width 51.5cm x depth 56cm x height 70cm.
Starter Kit Hive including 8 essentials:
National Hive includes; 6" Flat Roof, Cover Board with 2 Porter Bee Escapes, Super with 10 SN1 Frames, Castellated Spacers and Wired Foundation, Wire Queen Excluder, Brood Chamber with 12 DN4 Frames and Wired Foundation, Ventilated Floor with entrance block, Stand and Legs. Mouse Guard. All Nails included for assembly
All in One white beekeepers’ suit with fencing hood. Choose from size small to XXL
Leather gloves. Choose from size 7 to 12
The BBKA Guide to Beekeeping Book
A hive tool
A bee brush
Rapid plastic feeder 2L
A small galvanised smoker and pack of 10 smoker cartridges
A small metal honey for sale sign
PLUS, a £50 voucher to spend on your next order with us.
ORDER & DELIVERY INFORMATION We may amend our terms and conditions at any time. For full, up-to-date details visit www. beekeeping.co.uk. Prices include VAT where applicable. We reserve the right to revise any prices in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Styles and colours may vary to those shown.
Please allow 3 – 5 working days for delivery. If it is going to be longer than this, our customer service team will be in contact. Please provide your email and telephone.
Delivery to England, Scotland & Wales. Excluding Highlands & Islands
We currently use Royal mail 48 for small parcels and DPD 24 hour service for all other deliveries. DPD provides a Follow My Parcel service, supplying you with a one hour time window via email or SMS and allowing you to track your parcel. Please ensure you supply an email address and mobile number when placing an order to use this service. Contact details are also useful if we have any queries regarding your order. Carriage costs are calculated on the finished packed weight of your order as follows:-
Teemill t-shirts and queen bees have their own delivery costs of £4 and £4.99 respectively. We no longer use surcharges for large or heavy items. We do not supply any carriage free delivery.
Scottish Highlands, Scottish Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of White and Scilly Isles
All orders will incur a £12.50 surcharge. A 48 hour service is used for these destinations.
Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and outside the UK. Please call or email us for further information.
PAYMENT WITH ORDER
Credit/Debit cards are debited at the time of ordering. Cancellation. If you wish to cancel your order, please contact us on 0344 326 2010. Calls will cost the same as calling a standard landline number. You have the right to cancel your order any time up to 14 days after receipt.
You must take reasonable care of the goods whilst in your possession and they must be returned to us promptly at your cost. If the item is large, then we can arrange collection. There will be a charge. We reserve the right to cancel any order. We are under a legal duty to supply goods that are in conformity with the contract.
Delivery Liability: Please inspect your delivery on receipt. It is your responsibility to contact us with any issues within 5 working days. Guarantee: our fully assembled hives come with a 10 year guarantee. For full terms and conditions visit www.beekeeping.co.uk.