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Explore active hives with a beekeeper

Explore active hives with a beekeeper

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

As one of the founders of the London Bee Company, I am passionate about bees and all the amazing things they do and produce. As a result, a lot of my time, work, and energy is devoted to the welfare of our bees, which helped us achieve a 3-star Great Taste Award in 2017. I also work with over 300 beekeepers in East Africa (Kenya, South Sudan, Congo, Uganda, and Tanzania), helping them develop…

What we’ll do

We will discover the secret world of the honeybee by delving into real active beehives. We will get up close and personal, handle the bees, and try to introduce ourselves to her majesty the queen bee. First, we'll cover the basics of beekeeping, and then we get our kit on and make our way to the colonies. Following our hands-on experience, we will then get to taste a variety of super tasty…

What else you should know

Please be sure to wear appropriate clothing—long trousers and boots are needed. No open toe shoes, shorts, dresses, or skirts.

What I’ll provide

Refreshments and a snack Please let me know of any allergies or food preferences.
Beekeeping equipment Please let me know your size beforehand so I can provide appropriate clothing.

What to bring

Boots or Wellies
Full length trousers
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Where you'll be

We'll be tucked away in the borough of Richmond, and we will walk through the backstreets of Strawberry Hill into a 23-acre hidden oasis where our bees live on an organically managed pesticide-free piece of land. It's a peaceful area surrounded by the hustle and bustle of everyday London life.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 9 and up can attend. If you are allergic to bee stings, please contact me before booking.

More tips

Please be sure to wear appropriate clothing—long trousers and boots are needed. No open toe shoes, shorts, dresses, or skirts.
Explore active hives with a beekeeper
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