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Busy Bees at Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY
Busy Bees at Fountains Abbey

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Tel: 01765 608888

Keeping bees is quite a craft, the monks would have made ‘skeps’ to keep bees for their honey and highly-prized wax for making candles, honeyed wines, mead and for sweetening food as they didn’t have sugar. Swanley Grange turn into a hive of activity for this weekend with fun activities to get stuck into like candle rolling and making, local honey tasting and bee keeping demonstrations from members of the Harrogate & Ripon Beekeepers throughout the day.

Opening Times

Busy Bees (8 Aug 2020 - 9 Aug 2020)
Busy Bees (29 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020)

* Drop in at Swanley Grange between 10.30am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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