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National Bee Keeping Centre


The Visitor Centre is situated at Bodnant Welsh Food, off the A470 in the Conwy Valley.

The visitor centre offers an exciting and fascinating insight into the world of bees and beekeeping. Visitors can:

Visit demonstration hives in our apiary to see bees and beekeepers at work (April - September)
Watch hives and bees through our live broadcast webcam
Learn more about bees and beekeeping in the interactive visitor centre
Buy honey, hive products and bee-related items from our shop
Book courses or attend one of our events.

We are just 10 minutes from the A55 and just a few minutes more from Llandudno Junction railway station and the national rail network. Bodnant Welsh Food offers a range of attractions, so why not spend a day there? Visit the Bodnant Welsh Food website.

In Capel Curig, near Betws y Coed, one of Snowdonia's most beautiful villages, visitors can explore a bee-friendly garden and learn more about bees and their habitats.

The Snowdonia Society has teamed up with the National Beekeeping Centre Wales and developed Tŷ Hyll (The Ugly House) as a visitor centre, bee garden and tearoom. Here visitors can find out all about the Welsh honeybee.


National Beekeeping Centre Wales
Bodnant Welsh Food
Furnace Farm
LL28 5RP

Tel: 01492 651106

E-Mail | Website


  • Toilets
  • School Parties
  • Picnic Area
  • Parking
  • Giftshop
  • Education Room
  • Coach Parties
  • Catering
  • All Weather


Part of: Food & Drink, Farm, Wildlife & Zoo, Family categories

How do I find National Beekeeping Centre Wales?

We are located just off the A470, 4 miles from the A55.

Below is information about how to get to us by road and rail.

By Road

From the A55 Expressway along the North Wales coast from Manchester and Chester Bodnant Welsh Food is only about 10 minutes drive off the A55, following signs for Bodnant and Bodnant Gardens from the junction of the A470 and the A55.

The A5 through Wales from Shrewsbury to Holyhead passes within about 10 miles of the Bodnant Estate where you will find us.
The A470 (the main trunk road from North to South Wales) runs along the Conwy Valley which is at the foot of the Bodnant Estate.

For Sat-Navs our full address is : Bodnant Welsh Food, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-cafn, Conwy, LL28 5RP

By Rail

The mainline railway from London to Holyhead runs along the North Wales coast. All trains stop at Llandudno Junction, which is only 15 minutes from Bodnant Welsh Food.

There is a local line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog, with a request stop at Tal-y-Cafn (in the heart of the Bodnant Estate).

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