© Okehampton Branch of the Devon Beekeepers Association 2016 - Registered Charity 270675

apiculture  n. beekeeping

apiarist n. one who keeps bees

apiary n.  a place where bees are kept

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Welcome to the website of the Okehampton Branch

of the

Devon Beekeepers Association

Registered Charity No. 270675


 We hope this website is of interest to branch members, beekeepers and anyone who would like to know more about the fascinating world of beekeeping

Part of the National Beekeeping Organisation

The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA)

Do you want to keep bees?


If you do, please don't put them at risk- learn the basics first!


See details of our Beekeeping Training Course on the 'Education' page





‘BEE-WARE’ stand  about the Asian Hornet at Devon County Show 2017 - this was the Branch’s winning entry in the Stevenson Trophy competition


(Picture courtesy of the Bee unit)

Another Asian Hornet sighting in

 Lancashire in April

Click here for downloadable info leaflet