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Temple Bees - Natural Honey from the Leicestershire & Derbyshire Countryside

Bee farmer and local honey producer based in Measham, North West Leicestershire.

Bee News...

Chilli infused Honey.

First batch is being jarred this weekend. click here to buy from our shop

We've tried various types of chilli, and the best results are using fresh chillies.

No extra heating of the honey required to infuse the chilli flavour.

It's great on the barbeque, as a honey chilli glaze on a ham, or on your roast vegetables as they go in the oven!

TB gets NT apppoved
First delivery to a new customer. It's taken a while to sort out the paperwork but delivered today, and it's on the shelf. Happy to be a National Trust approved supplier. more on Facebook.

Solar Power helps bees!
Nigel meets Martin Clunes to talk bees and solar farms.) more...

Michelin Bees!
Our Bee’s Honey grace the tables at Michelin starred restaurant. More...

Meet the bees at Stonehurst Farm! more...

Bees in the Home .
If you have a swarm of Honeybees in your garden then please ring a beekeeper or contact someone to come and collect them. More...

We produce natural, premium honey using absolute minimal processing. We are ethical in our approach to running the business and wherever possible avoid single-use plastics. Our jars, lids, labels and gift boxes are fully recyclable.

We can attend events with an observation hive between May and September and can also deliver talks on bees and beekeeping – please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Unlike some producers, we can guarantee the honey you buy from us is from Leicestershire or just over the border in South Derbyshire and produced by our own bees.

In 2022 we had about 85 production hives and 30 nucleus colonies, which are a small-sized hives used for raising new bees. In 2023 we are aiming to increase both numbers of hives and nucleus colonies. We also raise about 100 queens per year.

Our honey and other products are available around the NW Leicestershire and South Derbyshire areas. - See our ‘Buy Locally’ page for more details.

We offer hives, nucleus colonies and queens for sale. Please do get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Why buy our honey...

"Temple Bees honey came highly recommended to me. It was very easy to order it,
and the communication from the business owner, Nigel, was really excellent and friendly.

My honey arrived straight away and it is absolutely delicious! The freshest tasting honey
that I have ever had. Far nicer than anything you could buy from a supermarket or even
a health food shop.

Thank you Nigel, I will definitely order from you again"

Award Winning Leicestershire Honey from Temple Bees

Temple Bees entered 3 of our local honeys into the prestigious 2023 Great Taste Award - run by The Guild of Fine Food.

We have now had the results for the honey entered and all 3 honeys entered won awards. The Leicestershire Summer Honey was awarded 2 out of 3 stars. All from the bees situated around the area. The Newtown Linford and Mountsorrel honeys were both awarded 1 star

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