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National Beginners Kit

National Hive Starter Kit


Regular price £499.00 Sale

To get you started with beekeeping we can provide you with Beginners’ Kits. These kits include all the items needed to hive and manage your first colony of bees at an all in price. We normally supply Hoffman self-spacing frames for the brood chamber and shallow frames for the super.

The National Hive

National Hive made in Western Red Cedar and assembled ready for use; comprising: Stand & Legs, Varroa Floor and entrance block, mouse guard, brood chamber complete with 12 Hoffman frames and wired foundation, wire queen excluder, super complete with 10 SN1 frames, wired foundation and castellated spacers, cover board with two Porter bee escapes and Gabled Roof.

The Beginners’ Kit includes the following items:

  1. A £50 National Bee Supplies gift voucher
  2. An all-in-one beekeeper suit with veil and leather gloves (Please pick sizes)
  3. Book ‘Complete Guide to Beekeeping’ by Evans 
  4. Stainless steel smoker with guard and fuel cartridges
  5. Hive Tool & Bee Brush
  6. A bee-friendly seed collection in Sutton's tin
  7. Contact Feeder, 2.5 litre capacity
  8. Two month subscription to Beecraft.
  9. Free delivery

*Please note, customers outside of the UK will receive a digital version of Beecraft.