Some useful links:

Beebase – The National Bee Unit Website – A wide range of free information for beekeepers, to help keep their honey bees healthy and productive – includes beekeeping guidance on husbandry and disease and the national database of registered beekeepers – please sign up

Bee Improvement & Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA) – “for the conservation, restoration, study, selection and improvement of native (Apis mellifera mellifera) and near-native honey bees of the British Isles”

Beekeeping Events – “People are interested in beekeeping events, whether the events are national, local, web-based or (when we are permitted) an actual physical event, and this website is aiming to be the single point of information and contact for every free and paid-for beekeeping event from the complete spectrum of event organisers.”

British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) Website – the national beekeeping association to which all HWBKA members belong.

2021 Winter Survival Survey | British Beekeepers Association (

Bucks County Beekeepers Association Website – The county association site

Dave Cushman’s website – “is a huge resource that is considered by many to be the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative beekeeping website. Dave was disabled in his latter years, with limited physical ability. He spent much of his time finding or writing material for this facility. He was rightly proud of it.”

National Bee Unit – Advisory Leaflets, Training Manuals & Fact Sheets

Northumbrian Beekeepers – several times I google something I arrive at this site. It has been useful for pollen identification, but also has some great articles on honey processing, cleaning, and varroa treatments, plus a lot more.

The Woodland Trust gives some great pictures and descriptions of commonly spotted species. Wondered what that bee is? This site is a good start, Great pictures and descriptions.