If you see a cluster of bees like we show in the pictures above it is likely that you have a swarm; don't worry they are usually docile. Simply stop anyone getting too close and contact your local beekeeper by clicking the link below. Removal of the bees is usually free of charge, although a donation to the local beekeeping association would be gratefully received. If possible please send a photograph of the swarm to the beekeeper.


The link below will take you to the British Beekeepers Association website, where you can get help in identifying the type of bees you have found. Once you are sure they are indeed honey bees you will be able to find a local beekeeper who will collect swarms, by typing in your postcode on the map further down on the web page..

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