The Asian Hornet is a significant threat to bees - The Kerryman

"The Asian Hornet, a large wasp native to south-east Asia, is rapidly colonising Europe causing significant economic damage. The word 'hornet' is used to describe the larger members of the wasp family. As far as is known, we had no hornets in Ireland until 25 April 2021 when one turned up here. ...."

Read more here: The Kerryman

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