Meet The Bees at Bradgate Park with Honey Craft
Book your Meet the Bees experience now! Put on a beekeeping suit and look into the hive!
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's Beekeeper!
What will happen in the session?
Join a beekeeping inspection with our beekeeper, where you'll find out all about bees. We will open the hive so you can meet the colony and if you're lucky, you might even spot the Queen Bee... You will be kitted with a beekeeping suit and gloves for the session, but will need to bring your own wellington boots or sturdy shoes.
Sessions must be pre-booked in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Who is this for?
• Nature enthusiasts and bee lovers
• Individuals celebrating birthdays and other special occasions
• Families with children aged 5 and above
• Gardeners and hobbyists interested in beekeeping
• Environmentalists seeking hands-on learning experiences
• Team building and corporate events
• Anyone looking to discover the fascinating world of honeybees
Sessions must be pre-booked in advance.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Meet the Bees for a special occasion? Let us know!
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 above.
Car Park option 1: Newtown Linford, Leicester LE6 0HB
Car Park option 2: Bradgate Park, Roecliffe Rd, Leicester LE7 7HQ.
The meeting point is marked in the photo below.
"Had a great day meeting the bees! Liga takes you through the full hive inspection, you get to hold the frames and I spotted a queen! Fantastic day out." Jonathan
"Had a wonderful time learning about honey bees. Lovely people and a great setting." Jo
"Thank you to the Honey Craft team for a delightful Sunday adventure into the world of bees. The hands-on experience was educational for both my children and me, and spotting the Queen Bee was a regal treat! Your passion for bee education truly made our weekend buzz!" Natalie
"I just wanted to thank you very much for the bee session today - I really enjoyed it. There is so much that's interesting; it's another world indeed!" Mark
Take part in a beekeeping inspection and learn about the fascinating world of honeybees
• Be kitted out with a beekeeping suit and gloves
• Our beekeeper will open the hive and give you a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the colony
• Discover how bees make honey and their important
role in our food system
• Learn about how bees communicate with each other and their vital role in pollinating our crops
• Handle frames and see how comb is built,
where the brood lives
• Ask our beekeeper questions about beekeeping, pollinators, and more
• Roll bee wax handle to take home