Enjoy the benefits

For less than £2.50 per month you will receive:-

  • Access to locally raised strains of honeybee
  • Courses with mentoring for new beekeepers
  • Apiary meetings during the summer
  • Evening meetings throughout the winter at Llysfasi College and online
  • Discounts on beekeeping supplies from C Wynne Jones and delicious Patchwork Paté
  • Regular mailshots keeping you up to date with what is happening within our association, the Welsh Beekeeping Association and the wider beekeeping community
  • Free bee disease insurance, which covers American Foul Brood and European Foul Brood
  • Product liability insurance
  • WBKA Welsh Beekeeper magazine four times a year
  • Membership of the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association
  • All the help you need to control varroa, and regular updates on varroa research
  • Public liability insurance up to £5 million.

2022/23 Policy Schedule

Membership Fees


Membership type Annual Cost
Full member £27.00
Associate member £17.00

If you have more than 3 hives, there is an additional cost for insurance:

Total number of hives Additional Annual Cost
4-5 £2.00
6-10 £5.25
11-15 £7.75
16-20 £9.50
21-25 £11.10
26-30 £13.60
31-35 £16.10
36-39 £18.10
40+ You need bee farmer insurance. This is not available under our British Disease Insurance arrangements.

Request to Join SCBKA

Please complete the form below and our membership secretary will be in touch.

This  form is for new members only.  Existing members will receive a link via email to enable them to renew their membership