All our full colonies come supplied on 10 British DN4 Standard National Frames. They contain a full family of bees and a Mated Buckfast queen which is marked to the year accordingly (2021 White). These come supplied in a budget brood box, solid floor (with removable entrance block), crown board & metal covered overhanging roof complete with internal frame feeding system. This is an ideal starter for someone wanting to start out on a budget saving you hundreds on initial purchase of wooden equipment, minimum coverage of bees is 8 frames.

Why not grab a bargain and buy 10 hives for £2900? Saving you £300 overall!

All colonies exceed Fera Guidelines, see here. We are fully DASH Accredited suppliers.

Available for collection only from our workshop in Cheltenham - collection dates are arranged late May onward in relation to your position in the queue. We will contact you to make arrangements when we know your bees are ready, only at this point we can give you accurate timescales. Persistent calling will not help matters.

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  • Colony Of Bees 2021


    PRE ORDER FOR LATE MAY / EARY JUNE 2021 - Traditional style British Standard National hive complete with bees and a marked 2021 mated Buckfast queen. Reared early in the season ready to go complete with brood at all stages. COLLECTION ONLY - It is important you read all the description before ordering

  • Bees for Business 2021


    PRE ORDER FOR LATE MAY / EARY JUNE 2021 - 10 British Standard Hives to begin producing your own honey. Supplied with newly mated marked Buckfast queens that produce beautiful placid bees. Housed in new plywood hives with 10 frames each and frame feeders. COLLECTION ONLY - Do contact before ordering to ensure we are able to cater to your requirements.

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