There are many interesting and informative websites about beekeeping.  The list below are just a few you may find useful
Neighbouring Associations

Furness and District Beekeepers Association

Kendal and South Westmorland Beekeepers Association

Lancashire Beekeepers Association

Yorkshire Beekeepers Association

Cumbria Beekeepers Forum

If you Suspect your colonies have foulbrood call the National Bee Unit:

Regional bee inspector – Mark McLoughlin 07500 891425

To receive disease warnings from the National Bee Unit please ensure that your email and apiary sites are logged and up to date by logging in to your secure bee base account and updating your details – click the link below

Government & National Bodies

British Beekeepers Association

Welsh Beekeepers Association

Scottish Beekeepers

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers

Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association

BeeBase – The National Bee Unit

DEFRA – Bees & Honey

National Bee Unit


(CBKA have no affiliation with, and do not endorse, any of the suppliers listed here)


Affordable Bee Supplies


Beckys Beezzzs Ltd

Bee Equipment

Beehive Bits

Beekeeping Supplies

BHP Queens

Black Mountain Honey

Border Honey

Box House Beekeeping Supplie

Caddon Hives

C Wynne Jones

Gwenyn Gruffydd Ltd

Honey Bee Supplies

National Bee Supplies

Northern Bees

Northern Bee Books

Northumberland Honey Company


Modern Beekeeping

Old Castle Farm Hives



Simon the Beekeeper





Other Interesting Links

Bees for Development

The National Honey Show

Natural Beekeeping