Meet The Bees

Meet The Bees

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Have you ever wondered what’s inside the beehive? Take part in the exclusive bee keeping experience with Honey Craft Beekeeper!

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Have you ever wondered what’s inside the beehive? What the honeybees do and what’s so special about them? Take part in the exclusive bee keeping experience with Honey Craft Beekeeper in the heart of Bradgate Park Walled Gardens (Kitchen Gardens) part of Bradgate House. Tudor mansion and the birthplace of Lady Jane Grey.

What will happen? You will be kitted with a beekeeping suit and gloves for the session. Take your own wellington boots or sturdy shoes with you. You will take part in a beekeeping inspection together with a beekeeper to find out more about bees! Yes! We will open the hive so you can meet the colony and if lucky to spot the Queen Bee!

Sessions must be pre-booked in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. ATTENTION! Each person who would like to attend needs to get a ticket!

Where? At Bradgate Park. Bradgate House (Lady Jane Grey's House). It’s a 20-25 min to walk to the ruins, from either of the car parks mentioned below.

Car Park option 1: Newtown Linford, Leicester LE6 0HB

Car Park option 2: Bradgate Park, Roecliffe Rd, Leicester LE7 7HQ.

*car park fees apply

The meeting point is marked in the photo below.

Price: £47 per person. Enjoy our July welcoming price £37!

More info: Take a water bottle with you, especially on a hot day. Closest toilets are at the Deer Barn 7 min walking distance. Arrive 15 min before your session to get in the gear.

WARNING! The beekeeping session isn't suitable for people with bee sting allergy.

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Meet the Bees brought to you by Honey Craft in partnership with Bradgate Park Trust!

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