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We recommend that all prospective beekeepers attend a course before attempting to obtain a colony.

Having decided to keep bees there are a number of items of equipment you will need, on top of a hive (see right). The minimum requirements are shown below.

suit & veil hive tool
Suit & Veil Hive tools
smokers Rubber gloves
Smoker Gloves


national hive
WBC Hive
Thornes / Bee Basics / National Beekeeping Supplies