30 million flowers to the pound

To make 1lb of beeswax (0.45kg) requires about 6lbs (2.72kg) of honey to be consumed, this means for each pound of beeswax that the honeybees make they will have had to visit about 30 million flowers

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping