A friendly and knowledgeable beekeeping club based in the heart of Lincolnshire.
We welcome all abilities and run beginner courses throughout the season.


What we do


Monthly club meetings

Club meetings take place on the third Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm

The meeting venue is The Dower House Hotel, Woodhall Spa LN10 6PY

Meetings range from guest speakers to social evenings and a full programme can be found under the news and events tab

Apiary Days

As we are fortunate enough to have our own club apiary we try and meet every Saturday afternoon during the season, this is of course very weather dependant

Our Apiary manager will confirm with beginner course attendees and can be contacted by emailing leona.bees@yahoo.com

Educational trips

Local trips are held throughout the year and will be discussed at club meetings and listed on the website

These educational trips are a superb source of information for beginners and our more experienced beekeepers alike


Membership forms can be sent or emailed from the club secretary. Please contact her on horncastlebeekeepers@yahoo.co.uk

Club honey

Our superb club honey is produced from the apiary which is in the heart of Lincolnshire.

It is available to purchase by contacting leona.bees@yahoo.com


Beginner courses

From March onwards we run a number of beginners courses. 

The cost of the course is £70.00 and includes a copy of The BBKA (British Beekeepers Association) Guide to Beekeeping.

Please see the 'Beginners' tab above for further information

Club Apiary

Our hidden gem

In 2019 the club was fortunate enough to be able to establish its own apiary. 

This enables beginners to experience beekeeping on a range of hives, within a group, and on a regular basis.

The apiary provides the opportunity to learn by 'doing' as all beginners will be taught how to conduct a full hive inspection, as well as the basics like lighting a smoker.

The apiary is managed by one of our club members and members are welcome to attend by prior arrangement. we also host open club days at the site to welcome family members and those who may be interested in the the course.  

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