Welcome to the WBKA web site

There are some one hundred and twenty members in the association scattered around the stunning Wharfedale region, from Horton in Ribblesdale to Arthington. The Association is a member of the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA), the Yorkshire Beekeepers Association (YBKA) and the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders' Association (BIBBA).

WBKA is a registered charity (No. 506891) and which promotes beekeeping through education and training for the benefit of the environment and mankind. Members of the Association give talks, lectures and demonstrations to a wide range of groups including: children and young people, people with disabilities and special needs, special interest societies and other charities and voluntary bodies.

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The WBKA always welcomes new members and there are many different ways that you can to get involved or support bees.

Here's how to get involved.