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Beekeeping Experience Morning and lunch - 15th July

Thursday, July 15, 2021

“Enjoy a half days’ activities with beekeepers Ronald & Mary Hunter, when you can learn all about honeybees and the production of honey.”

– Andrew Beale, Managing Director

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Then finish off with a delicious three course lunch in the Mary Beale restaurant, with Café du Monde coffee and homemade petits fours.

We will provide you with an information pack, and a jar of West Lodge Park Honey.


Also available on Saturday 5th and Wednesday 30th June and Saturday 31st July 

The programme includes:


10.00am Arrival, welcome – tea/coffee/biscuits Introduction to bees
10.15am Walk to top field, Visit beehives
11.15am Tea/coffee/biscuits – Q & A
11.30am Bees and honey – how bees collect nectar and change it to honey. How beekeepers take honey from the hive to the jar. Wax and comb. Candle making activity. Frame making demo. Candle making demo.
12.15pm Bees and trees. Tree tour and talk about trees visited by bees. Nectar and pollen.
1.00pm Lunch


  • Served with artisan bread and unsalted butter
  • Asparagus, Gruyère and Jersey Royal terrine
    Balsamic and pesto dressing
  • Halibut supreme
    Tomato coulis, samphire, potato cake
  • West Lodge Park honey parfait
    Almond tuile, crème Anglaise
  • Café du Monde coffee or Eilles loose-leaf tea
    Homemade petits fours

Please advise any dietary requests when booking

Price: £80.00 per person
(limited to 6 spaces, payable on booking)

We recommend that participants wear closed footwear – e.g. wellies or boots – and ladies wear trousers. Other protective clothing will be provided for your use during the day.

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