160,000 bees found living in 15-foot long honeycomb in chimney - ITV News

"Around 160,000 honeybees have been found living in a chimney - in a 15ft long colony of honeycomb! The honeycomb stretches right from the bricked-up fireplace of the house, to the top of the chimney. ...."

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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