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An unmissable May bank holiday weekend adventure of beekeeping and the Scottish Outdoors. Our fully inclusive weekend retreat includes beginner beekeeping theory, practical beekeeping workshops, and the opportunity for watersports and hikes.

What’s Included

  • Accommodation on Friday & Saturday
  • Meals – Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; Sunday Breakfast and Lunch
  • Instruction for Beginners Beekeeping Course
  • Instructors and safety equipment for a range of loch & hillside activities

What’s not Included

Transportation to the venue


Loch Tay

Firbush Outdoor Centre, Killin, Perthshire, FK21 8SU

Getting to Firbush

Approximately a 2h drive from Edinburgh or 1h 30min from Glasgow

Further details –


Beginners Beekeeping Course

  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Practical Beekeeping

Lochside & Hillside Activities

  • kayaking
  • canoeing
  • paddleboarding
  • windsurfing
  • sailing
  • hill walking
  • mountain biking
  • orienteering

Some activities may be weather dependant


Early Bird rate of £299 (£360) until 21st of November 2023

To confirm your booking please email with your interest, and stating:

  • Name
  • telephone number
  • email address
  • Dietary requirements
  • Confirm you are not sensitive or have an allergy to bee venom
  • Details of an emergency contact

Your personal details will be kept within strict confidence and will only be used for the purposes of organising the event and will not be retained afterwards.

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Refund Policy

A full refund will be given if cancelled within a month of the event

A 50% refund if cancelled within 2 weeks of the event

No refund if cancelled within 1 week of the event