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The specialist international beekeeping organisation

Local accommodation

Bees for Development’s offices and our shop are situated in the centre of Monmouth NP25 3DZ.  We run Courses at various venues, including our neighbouring Monmouth Shire Hall, Ragman’s Lane Farm in Lydbrook GL17 9PA - 9 miles from Bees for Development, and The Yew Tree Inn at Peterstow HR9 6JZ - 10 miles from Bees for Development.


Broome Farm Guest House

We recommend Broome Farm Guest House and Cider Farm at Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6QGBroome Farm is 11.5 miiles from Monmouth and 8 miles from Ragman’s Lane Farm. Phone 01989 562 824 email


The Yew Tree Inn Country cider pub, caravan and camp site

We recommend The Yew Tree Inn at Peterstow on the A49  HR9 6JZ, just over a mile west of Ross on Wye, and 10 miles from Monmouth.  Ross on Wye Cider & Perry Company is a long-term supporter of Bees for Development, and hosts our Skep- making Courses.  The Yew Tree Inn Phone 01989 562 815


Lower Wythall

We recommend Lower Wythall Bed & Breakfast at Bulls Hill Walford, HR9 5SD near (3.5 miles) to Ragman’s Farm where we run Courses, and 9 miles from Monmouth  Lower Wythall is a fabulous tudor farmhouse, owned by Sheila and Guy, beekeepers and supporters of Bees for Development.  Phone 01989 218 706 email


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Bees for Development Trust is the working title of The Troy Trust, Registered Charity 1078803
Registered Address: 1 Agincourt Street, Monmouth, NP25 3DZ, UK
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