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The Bee Centre

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Combined visit with Salmesbury Hall

Very interesting and the emphasis is on how important bees are to everyone in the world. You could... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bee Experience

Absolutely lovely day, arrived with a fear of bees and left after allowing one walk onto me... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gertrude W
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We provide education and awareness regarding honeybees and beekeeping
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Preston New Road, Samlesbury PR5 0UP, England
+44 1772 494487
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and the emphasis is on how important bees are to everyone in the world. You could see inside the hive through glass and watch the other hives outside. There was an attached garden with bee friendly plants but because of the time of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank saxon333
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely lovely day, arrived with a fear of bees and left after allowing one walk onto me. Everyone there is really nice and have a great selection of honey. Would go again, even contemplating getting a hive in my garden. Lovely day.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gertrude W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My two friends and myself spent sometime here on Wed 10th April doing the Bee Experience. We had the most wonderful time and could not stop talking about it for the rest of the day. It's is a really hands on experience (bee suits provided)...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Beekeeping course at Samlesbury Hall Bee Centre last weekend as a Birthday gift for my partner. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel extremely welcome by Kath and Simon who were leading the course. The morning comprised of an...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank jenruth2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a family with 2 kids and walked over after the kids were done playing in the playground nearby. The premises are nice and well stocked and the staff were very friendly and passionate about Bees. They were kind enough to answer a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank AMLangdon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the bee experience here yesterday. Loads of informaton, you get right up close to the bee's and see inside the hives etc. Also the honey tasting at the end ! I havent tasted honey like that for 10+ years.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank mbrunskill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off.... Its free to enter which was a pleasent surprise. Secondly.... What an amazing place! There is an observation hive inside the centre to witness the busy bees doing all sorts of jobs, even dancing! Amazing viewing window into the apairy where we watched...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a truly amazing day today with Kath and Simon. There knowledge about bees is second to none. Truly inspiring day.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 635mitchm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the bee centre at Salmesbury hall today & what an amazing place. I did a bee keeping course there, brilliant value for money. The teaching was fantastic even for total beginners like me, they are very ethical & care about the bees NOT...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Theoriginaldhb
Reviewed February 20, 2019

its free to see bee,s hives from window ,not too much interesting to see .not apealing ,don't understand what was free? play area too much massy ,there was a hemlet area but don't understand what of this area about ,we asked one of the staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 16, 2019|
Response from K A | Reviewed this property |
There is only an entry fee to the bee centre if you decide to join and book one of the beekeeping courses or hands on demonstration run by the staff and the costs vary depending on what you choose to do. Otherwise it is free... More