We are a very active association and start the year with a beginners course in March-April, we plan for around 20 apiary visits per year and attend on average 5 shows/events per year.

There are many benefits from Joining a local beekeeping association including:-

  • Friendly, expert advice on all beekeeping subjects
  • Dedicated course on beekeeping during
  • Practical demonstrations of beekeeping during the summer including courses
  • Access to second-hand equipment for sale
  • Access to Association Apiary and equipment
  • Bee feed and jars at reduced rates

Should you wish to contact someone to have a chat about our Association or any beekeeping matter, please visit our contact page and someone will get back to you.

Or if you are interested in attending our annual beginners' course click here for more information.

Current Membership Rates (2020)

Junior Membership


Adult Membership


We also recommend that if you keep bees you should be a member of the Scottish Beekeepers Association (SC009345)

There are many benefits to joining the Scottish Beekeepers Association, including -

  • a monthly magazine - The Scottish Beekeeper
  • free insurance and compensation for up to 10 bee colonies FIND OUT MORE
  • representation in meetings with government
  • opportunities to learn about the craft through a programme of workshops and via our formal examination system
  • the chance to network with other Scottish beekeepers at SBA meetings, the annual Convention and through social media
  • access to the extensive Moir Library