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Welcome to beekeeping in Ashford, Kent

We are a friendly and active beekeeping association with members from Ashford and all surrounding villages in the Ashford area.

Whether you are interested in starting out in beekeeping or you’re a seasoned keeper with years of experience, you are welcome to join us.

Get involved and help support bees


Even if you don’t want to become a beekeeper yourself, there are lots of things you can do to help support bees in and around Ashford.

Latest news and updates from ABKA


  • ABKA September Newsletter 2021
    Hi everyone, Heat wave! This week’s good weather gives us a good opportunity to send some time continuing to prepare our colonies for winter. I have been tidying up at the apiary putting redundant equipment into storage and checking theContinue reading “ABKA September Newsletter 2021”
  • ABKA member social – Saturday 25 September
    When: Saturday 25 September 2021 Where: Singleton Barn, Ashford, from midday, 12 noon. For more social interaction and to get involved with your fellow beekeepers and bee enthusiasts, please join our Facebook Group.
  • ABKA Member social – Saturday 11 September
    When: Saturday 11 September 2021 Where: The Hare and Hounds, from midday, 12 noon. For more social interaction and to get involved with your fellow beekeepers and bee enthusiasts, please join our Facebook Group.