Hampshire Beekeepers’ Association

– promoting and advancing the craft of beekeeping in Hampshire.Welcome to our website. Hampshire Beekeepers’ Association dates back to 1882. It unites 15 local associations within the County by organising Conventions and Honey Shows as well as promoting training through the region.

We give a warm welcome to those who would like to learn about the craft of beekeeping. Please click “Contacts” above to find your local associations and contact them directly.
Please use the Menu above to browse the information available on this website.

Asian hornets

The Asian hornet (Vespa velutina) is a non-native predator of all insects, including our honey bees. Click the image above for important information, or click here for Asian Hornet Identification information. (Image: National Bee Unit)


A swarm of honey bees

If you have a swarm of honey bees and would like them to be removed, click the image above to find your nearest swarm collector.

Interested in beekeeping?

Do you want to be a beekeeper? The best way to start is by attending a short course, run by experienced beekeepers. Click on the image above to find out more