Here are some great Bee Friendly examples to give you inspiration and help as you create your own project. Find out how actions have been put into practice and what people, organisations and communities are doing across the four themes: Food, Five Star Accommodation, Freedom from Pesticides and Fun.
Cletwr is an award winning community-run cafe and shop, based halfway between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.
Volunteers from the community run a gardening club that maintains the grounds around their buildings.... read more
The Wenvoe Wildlife Group is a community group consisting of local volunteers.
We maintain one large meadow, have planted and look after five community orchards as well as watercress beds and a patch dedicated to pollinators..... read more
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
In conjunction with the Ein Berllan-Our Orchard project at the University Hospital Llandough we have also established our Wellbeeing project.... read more
Denbighshire Roadside Verge Wildflower Restoration Project
Roadside verges have the potential to be an amazing environmental resource providing season-long flowers for pollinating insects; nesting habitat for bumblebees and solitary bees; cover for small mammals; habitat for many invertebrates; a link, specially when backed by a well-established and managed hedge, between other habitats such as woodlands, wetlands, water courses, heath and moorland....read more
St Mary’s Churchyard volunteers recognised their churchyard could be a safe haven for wildlife. Since 2009, they have been working to maintain and enhance the natural environment and historical interest of the Churchyard whilst presenting an attractive and cared for appearance. In 2019, they joined the Bee Friendly scheme and are committed to helping pollinators.... read more
Garth Primary School, Maesteg, developed a project called A Taste of Honey. The school has two beehives. These are managed by two members of staff who trained and became beekeepers. Having the hives present in the school has helped the children understand how important bees are. The children have learned that bees are needed to pollinate plants and crops and are necessary for our survival.... read more
“People need to learn not to hate bees, but to love them. They are massively important to us as they pollinate our crops. The Bee Friendly scheme is perfectly named to raise awareness and change people’s views.’’ (Coastland’s Eco Warrior Ria).... read more
Happy Valley is a park located on the Great Orme, Llandudno, Conwy. Friends of Happy Valley (facebook.com/FriendsOfHappyValley) is a group of local residents who volunteer their time to enhance the park which is a valuable recreational resource for residents and visitors. To support pollinators, the Friends created a project called Happy Valley Flowerbed, which received the Bee Friendly award in 2018.... read more
In 2018, Tai Tarian joined Wales’ Bee Friendly initiative. Tai Tarian is one of the largest social housing providers in Wales, owning over 9000 properties and managing over 450 acres in the Neath Port Talbot County.... read more