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The starting point for UK beekeeping, and one of the best resources in the world. A mine of useful information and support for beekeepers it provides information and practical guides on a wide variety of matters including disease prevention and equipment. Beebase:- The FERA National Bee Unit Website.

A sample of Beebase Factsheets –


The Bees, Wasp and Ant Recording Society.
Probably the best UK resource for identifying flying insects and bees, very useful for wasp and hornet identification.

Edinburgh & Midlothian Beekeepers Association
Advice on winter feeding bees, How to and with what?

For more information about bees and beekeeping you might find the following sites useful:

University of Sussex
The Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI) at the University of Sussex is the largest research group in the UK studying honey bees and other social Insects..

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