Bee Farmers' Association of the UK
A trade association for commercial and semi-commercial bee keepers; with details of membership and benefits, events, and a directory of useful links.
Information about the National Bee Unit, their research, diagnostic and laboratory services, bee inspectorate, and notifiable diseases. Also includes downloadable advice leaflets (PDF format).
Offers a free web application designed for bee and hive record keeping.
British Beekeepers' Association
Promotes and furthers the craft of beekeeping, and seeks to educate the public in the importance of bees in the environment. Information about membership, courses, events, and beekeeping news.
Dean Forest Beekeepers
A site for anybody interested in bees and beekeeping. Provides advice for beginners, how to deal with swarms and offers honey recipes.
Essex Beekeepers Association
A group of around 400 practising beekeepers across Essex providing details of local events with online tips, publications and FAQ.
The Honey Association
Official site of the British Honey Importers and Packers Association (BHIPA); provides a guide to honey, other bee products, and their uses in cooking and health. Also includes details of National Honey Week and a list of members.
International Bee Research Association
Aims to increase awareness of the role of bees in agriculture and the environment, and as indicators of the world's biodiversity. Includes details of publications, events, and membership.
Surrey based club with online articles, newsletters and common questions about beekeeping along with club details and how to join.
Lancaster Bee Keepers
Club details and joining information with details of training courses and events plus an introduction to bee breeding.
National Diploma in Beekeeping
Presents detailed information on the syllabus and examination of this, the highest recognised beekeeping qualification in the UK.
National Honey Show
Annual show promoting the best in hive products. Includes information on competitive classes as well as advice for exhibitors.
Natural Beekeeping Trust
Aims to promote awareness of sustainable beekeeping, and interest in organic/biodynamic agriculture and gardening; with details of courses and events, resources, news, and contacts.
Ulster Beekeepers Association
Represents the interests of beekeepers in Northern Ireland. Provides links to local associations and list of beekeepers prepared to collect wild/stray swarms.
Welsh Beekeepers' Association
Features the downloadable journal of this association, plus links to local groups and information on beekeeping courses in Wales.