*Excludes Queen Bees*

Beekeeping Experience and Honey Gift at Northumberland Honey Company
Added Pollen Honey | Raw Honey
Northumberland Honey Sparkling Mead

Beekeeping Experience

Looking for an insight into the world of beekeeping, or looking for a beekeeping gift? This could be the experience for you.

The Beekeeping Experience takes place at our premises at Haltwhistle, where you will receive an introductory talk on the basics of beekeeping, an insight into commercial beekeeping and delve into the beehive (beesuits, gloves provided) please bring suitable footwear – wellies or high boots.

Following meeting the bees you will migrate back inside to the tasting room to enjoy a tasting of the Sparkling Meads and Honey we produce.

The beekeeping experience generally takes around 1hr 30 mins.

Experiences can be undertaken on a one to one basis but can also be booked for a couple, if booking for 2 people then 2 places needed to be booked and paid for.


1 Participant – £115

2 Participants – £165

3 Participants – £200

4 Participants – £250

5 Participants – £300

Over 5 / Corporate Booking – please contact us to arrange

How To Book

1) View the available days and times on the calendar below

2) Visit the beekeeping experience listing on the online shop to pay for a beekeeping experience:

Paying through the online shop will then generate an order number. If you want to leave it to the participant to book a date we will send a gift voucher to the recipient. Gift messages can be entered at the checkout when booking a beekeeping experience.

3) Book a time and date on the calendar below, put your order number as a reference in the notes section on the calendar booking – this will allow allocation of your payment.

N.b if you book via the calendar without paying for the beekeeping experience on the online shop, please ensure your contact details supplied are correct as we will need to contact you to collect payment and to confirm your place. – Any orders made directly by the calendar and not paid for within 48 hours will be re-released.

Dates are available during the active beekeeping season April to September. Dates for 2024 will be released at the end of September.

Beekeeping Experience Booking Calendar

Linnels Farm Beekeeping Course Northumberland Honey Company

Day Beekeeping Course at Linnels Farm Hexham

Since 2018 we have run a day introduction to beekeeping course at Linnels Farm Hexham.
The day course at Linnels Farm is split between half a days theory and half a days practical and is intended to give you enough knowledge and experience to be able to start your journey into beekeeping. Included is an excellent 2 course lunch.
The course is directly bookable via Linnels Farm here. We are also more than happy to answer any questions about the course.
Courses for 2024 can now be booked via Linnels Farm. 
Confirmed dates are: Thursday 18th April 2024 and Thursday 25th April 2024.

If travelling from afar you can also book to stay at Linnels Farm too and make a mini break of it.