We have carefully designed our Beginners Kits to include everything needed to start keeping bees.
These kits are available with different styles of bee hive which are all assembled with no DIY needed although woodwork is supplied untreated.
We also have other tool kits and expansion kits here that can be bought now or later to add to the beginners kits.
National Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

National Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

This is the most commonly used bee hive in the UK and this kit includes everything you need to start;British…

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Item# 00100
WBC Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

WBC Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

The WBC hive is the iconic British design.
This includes everything you need to start:-Fully assembled WBC bee hive with Standard…

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Item# 00120
Cornish Top Bar Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

Cornish Top Bar Bee Hive, Beginners Kit

This kit includes everything you need to start:Fully assembled Cornish Top Bar Bee Hive including all top bars and bolt…

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Item# 00130
Beekeepers Tool Box

Beekeepers Tool Box


















These are invaluable and versatile pieces of…

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Item# 00150
Solitary Bee Hive & Insect House

Solitary Bee Hive & Insect House

Solitary Bee Hive and Insect House. Large, approx 24 inches high.
Everything is fully assembled and complete. External woodwork is treated…

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Item# 00190
National Assembled, Complete Hive, Standard Deep Box

National Assembled, Complete Hive, Standard Deep Box


These hives are our preferred design with frame runners chamfered into the woodwork so there…

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Item# 02500
National Assembled, Expansion Kit

National Assembled, Expansion Kit


These hives are our preferred design with frame runners chamfered into the woodwork so there is…

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Item# 02550
WBC Assembled, Expansion Kit

WBC Assembled, Expansion Kit

WBC Bee Hive, Standard Shallow boxes x 2, Fully assembled.
When a colony expands it will need more…

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Item# 04120
Beekeepers Outfit Kit

Beekeepers Outfit Kit


SIZESGloves: Wrap a measuring tape around your dominant hand just below knuckles, excluding your thumb,…

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Item# 05020
Bee Hive Smoker and Tool Kit

Bee Hive Smoker and Tool Kit

This includes:-Bee Hive Smoker, Stainless Steel Hessian Smoker Fuel, Two stainless steel hive tools, one with scraper, one with hook,…

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Item# 06020
Bee Hive Inspection Kit

Bee Hive Inspection Kit

Bee Hive Kit for inspecting the bee hive.
This includes: Bee Hive Manipulation Cloth, Bee Hive Cover Cloth, Stainless Steel Frame…

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Item# 06040
Honey Extracting Kit

Honey Extracting Kit

All you need to start extracting your own honey.
This includes:-2 Frame Manual Tangential Honey ExtractorHoney Bottler, Settling Tank 15 kgNylon…

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Item# 08140
Honey Extracting Kit, Stainless Steel

Honey Extracting Kit, Stainless Steel

Free delivery applies to UK mainland postcodes only.All you need to start extracting your own…

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Item# 08160
Honey Uncapping Kit

Honey Uncapping Kit

All you need to start uncapping your own honey.
This includes:-Stainless steel uncapping trays.
One tray supports the frame whilst it is…

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Item# 08180
Honey Bottling Kit

Honey Bottling Kit

Honey Bottling Kit - This is enough to bottle about 80 pounds of honey in conveniently sized containers.
6 x 7…

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Item# 08200
Queen Bee Marking Kit

Queen Bee Marking Kit

Queen Bee Marking Kit
Includes:Queen CageClip CatcherPress-In Cage1 Marking Pen
Solvent free, non toxic paint pen, these are the brand used by…

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Item# 17000
Queen Bee Cage Kit

Queen Bee Cage Kit

A perfect beekeepers gift idea.
Queen Bee Cage Kit: Queen Marking Plunger Cage, Queen Isolation Cap Cage, Tubular Queen Introduction Cage…

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Item# 17030
Book, New: Guide to Bees & Honey

Book, New: Guide to Bees & Honey

Guide to Bees and Honey by Ted Hooper, New Paperback, 260 pages, published 2010, Revised Edition
Written by a lifelong professional…

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Item# 18010
Book, New: Care of Bees in Warré & Top Bar Hives

Book, New: Care of Bees in Warré & Top Bar Hives

Care of Bees in Warré & Top Bar Hives by J Bleasdale, New Paperback, 112 pages, published 2014, 1st Edition

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Item# 18030
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