Beekeepers (Ayr & District)

Ayr & District Beekeepers Association has been in existence since about 1919 and is comprised predominantly of beekeepers residing in South, East and North Ayrshire.

Ayr & District Beekeepers Association is affiliated to the Scottish Beekeepers Association and enjoys all the benefits of the Scottish Beekeepers Association (see links to website). These benefits vary from beekeeping and disease education, insurance, practical guidance, book and video library, etc.

There are about 60 members in the Ayr & District Beekeepers Association who are all amateur beekeepers with apiaries ranging from one or two hives to others with dozens of hives.

We vary in age and experience from the very young to the not so young and from just months of experience to many years.

During the summer months we meet regularly at the club apiary and various members' apiaries where we spend time going through hives and gaining from each other's experience. After this we enjoy an afternoon tea at the locality where, naturally, much is discussed about beekeeping matters.

We also demonstrate and exhibit at a variety of shows throughout the summer 

In the winter months we meet at Kyle Academy on a regular basis where we have lectures on various beekeeping subjects This is followed by a cup of tea and biscuits.

Club Meetings

Day / Time:
Every second Wednesday from October

Monkwood Mains Minishant

Club Contacts

Name: Lindsay Baillie
Contact Tel: 01292 570659


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