Bee-lieve in the magic of bees!

New to keeping bees? This is the right place. We have everything you need to get started and become part of this incredible hobby.

All of our starter kits come with an incredible bumper bundle that includes 7 essential items as well as a £50 voucher to spend on your next purchase from National Bee Supplies. So start your hobby from only £410 with a 10 year guarantee on your new fully assembled hive. The only thing you will need to get are the bees themselves and we can help there too. Our specifically bred, Devon bees and a really rare treat in the bee keeping world and perfect for those new to this fascinating hobby. For more information visit our live bees page.

Ten Year Guarantee on all Hives

The quality of timber and the true craftsmanship that goes into every item gives you a product that is unsurpassed.


Hive Record Cards

A handy A6 hive record card to help document your apiary.  

Worth £1.50

All In One Beekeeper Suit With Fencing hood

Made from hard wearing poly-cotton and generously sized to help prevent stings, our all-in-one suits offer maximum protection. Protecting both you and your new winged companions! Available in white with a fencing hood in standard or Bee Tall sizes.

Worth £104.95

The BBKA Guide To Beekeeping

An introduction and guide to the complex subject of beekeeping. Relevant for both the novice or professional beekeeper, this book will be a valuable addition. Each chapter unveils a fascinating facts about bees, how-to guides, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Worth £18.99

Smoker and Fuel

Used to subdue the bees when opening your hive, our galvanised smoker is perfect for the job and bee-friendly. Our kit includes 1kg of Smoker Pellets.

Worth £31.75

Hive Tools

Includes a hive tool, used to pry apart propolis-sealed frames and boxes, along with a super soft horsehair type bee brush, to gently and harmlessly move bees out of the way.

Worth £18.45
Seed selection box

Honey For Sale Metal Sign

Includes a small metal wall sign that has been handcrafted in the UK with a unique design exclusive to us. Fixings not included.

Worth £7.50
Rapid Plastic Feeder 2.2 Litre

Rapid Plastic Feeder 2.2 Litre

An easy to use top feeder. Can be refilled without disturbing the colony. Holds up to 2 litres of syrup.

Worth £7.95

Latex Gloves

Latex gloves. Select your size for suit and gloves when ordering.

Worth £11.95

Our WBC and National Hives are made with the finest Canadian Western Red Cedar

Your starter kit will be hand finished, assembled and quality control checked, then packed and protected by a member of our team. Delivery is fast by courier service. All you need to do is decide where to put your new hive.

Where do I get My Bees?

We are delighted to offer for sale a 5-frame nucleus of bees bred in beautiful Devon following the Buckfast Standards. These bees have been specifically bred from carefully selected queens, to be calm in nature and reluctant to swarm. Available to pick up from us, usually from mid-April onwards.

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