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National Beekeeping Centre Wales

Old Saw Mill Bodnant Welsh Food Centre | Bodnant Welsh Food, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RP, Wales
+44 1492 651106
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It's a shop really-advert needs to be redefined

By the advertising I expected something like we visit in France a small museum on bees. I was... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
LordNoddy
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Salisbury
Pathetic

A badly maned, overpriced shop with little imagination and very little information about bees. It... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Robert L
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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We are a non-profit distributing organisation whose aim is to help develop a vigorous, healthy and environmentally responsible beekeeping industry in Wales. We will promote good practice, accurate and accessible public information, and involve the community. Our visitor centre and apiary are within the perimeter of Bodnant Welsh Food centre.
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  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Old Saw Mill Bodnant Welsh Food Centre | Bodnant Welsh Food, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RP, Wales
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

By the advertising I expected something like we visit in France a small museum on bees. I was really looking forward to visiting and spending quite a while there.But this was just a very small shop with information squashed in between. While the honey and...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

A badly maned, overpriced shop with little imagination and very little information about bees. It could be better classified as an overpriced tourist money extraction shop.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of information on need really nice man who takes time to explain things to children and all new products reasonably priced

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, after we had been to the adjacent Farm Shop, Hubby persuaded me to go inside this Visitor Centre. He liked the live web-cam. Unfortunately, I have a fear of bees so I did not enjoy it! However, I was happy...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visited towards the end of the day. My husband mentioned to the volunteer member of staff that he has just started to keep bees, and had a wonderful informative conversation with this gentleman and another man who dropped off some honey (we bought a jar...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative. Hone from different bee keepers in Wales available to buy. Run by volunteers. Enjoyable visit

Thank Cerys B
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Bees_Wales, Volunteer Coordinator & Centre Supervisor at National Beekeeping Centre Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Cerys, Thank you for your comments. Pleased we were informative. You can follow us on Twitter @BeesWales and link in with other beekeepers etc. Regards from the Volunteer Coordinator

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

At the Welsh Food Centre Bodnant. Lots of Bee information & lovely Welsh honey of diiferent varieties are for sale.

1  Thank Mike G
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Bees_Wales, Visitor Centre Supervisor at National Beekeeping Centre Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We try to provide the best experience for our visitors.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Good Bee education for adults and children alike... Lots of information, things to buy.. Good informed volunteers..

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Good that we are looking after the bees. Good honey to buy not expensive. Found the information interesting. Good to show children

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Last time i came, the shop was just begiining as everything was in boxes. It was nice to see it open. Very impressive for children and adults. I bought some Poppy seeds and Nain bought some honey. Her husband used to be the Secretary of...More

Thank Angela R
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