Beekeeper Insurance

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge

Our scheme arranges insurance cover for the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) and its members nationwide, providing cover for hives, stock and equipment used in connection with beekeeping.


What’s insured

  • Apiaries: hives, parts & accessories
  • Out apiaries, hives, parts & accessories
  • Workshops & workbenches
  • Electrical equipment
  • Honey extractors, smokers 
  • Trophies & silverware
  • Clothing (such as bee suits, whitecoats, gloves)
  • Exhibition stands and content
  • Microscopes, books
  • General equipment
  • Bee colonies
  • Stock (including honey, jars, labels & candles)
  • Optional buildings

What’s not insured

  • Damage caused by wear & tear
  • Bees from disease, natural death, smoking or swarm
  • Policy excess: £50 (unless stated otherwise)
  • Corrosion, change in temperature
  • Mechanical or electrical breakdown
  • Theft from an unattended, unlocked vehicle 

For a quote or more information, complete our enquiry form below, call 0161 834 1884 or email [email protected]

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About Us

The British Beekeepers Insurance Scheme is arranged by Aston Lark to provide insurance for the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) and its members nationwide.

Aston Lark is one of the UK’s top five Chartered Insurance Brokers and recognised for our ethical good practice, the pursuit of excellence, and for achieving the highest standards of care for our clients.