Barnsley Beekeepers


Bee, beekeeping and bug related sites:

British Beekeepers Association (BBKA)

The BBKA is the UK umbrella organisation for most regional beekeeping associations in the UK. The BBKA represents the interests of British beekeepers at a political lobbying level and provides information and support to its members

Yorkshire Beekeepers Association

The regional association for Yorkshire and the association of which Barnsley Beekeepers is a district member

Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA)

BIBBA is an organisation dedicated to preserving the “British” bee (alternatively know as Apis mellifera mellifera or the Western European dark bee)

Dave Cushman Website

It's thought to be the world's most comprehensive and authoritative beekeeping website. Some information goes back to April 2000.

Cooking with Honey

Honey recipes: from breads to pickles!

BeeBase (The National Bee Unit of FERA) The NBU is based at the Central Science Laboratory of fera (the Government research agency for agricultural matters). This site is a must for information on bee diseases
Useful YouTube Videos BIBBA have created many useful webinars and practical, live hive session.

Northern Bee Books

An on line retailer that specialises in books about bees


The official journal of the British Beekeepers Association

Beekeepers Quarterly

Beekeeping journal

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

UK charity concerned with protecting bumblebees and their habitats

Butterfly Conservation

UK charity dedicated to the protection of butterflies


UK charity dedicated to conserving invertebrates