Buy Queen Bees | Queen Bees For Sale

Buy Queen bees bred on the Northumberland, Cumbrian Border. Here at Northumberland Honey Co the queen breeding programme is addressing the shortage of quality home bred queens in the UK,  supplying queen bees for sale to hobby and commercial beekeepers throughout the UK. Producing over 1,200 queens in the 2021 season.

Queen bees are bred for docile temperament, good honey production. Breeder queens have all produced honey in excess of 50Kg per season. Disease resistance is also at the core of the breeding work. We can now offer our Northumberland Buckfast line with VSH (Varroa Sensitive and Hygienic) traits alongside our Northumberland dark bees.

Queens Bees For Sale

  • Mated Queens
  • Virgin Queens
  • Instrumentally Inseminated Queens


Select your prefered delivery week and delivery day.

Royal Mail Special Delivery –  £6.85 for queens delivered on a working day,

Saturday Special Delivery – £12.50

Free Shipping is available on orders over £50. Please note if needing Saturday delivery, this service is not included in the free delivery over £50 spend and needs to be paid for.

Queens can also be collected by arrangement.

Availability and Communication

Availability is live on the website. Once ordered you will receive an e-mail confirmation. A tracking number will follow in the order completion e-mail on the day of posting.

Pre-Orders for Queens for the 2022 Season Now Open

Discounts available on Quantity

10 or More Mated Queens : £35 each

20 or More Mated Queens : £34 each

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