BeeBase is the Animal and Plant Health Agency’s (APHA) National Bee Unit website.

It is designed for beekeepers and supports Defra, Welsh Government and Scotland’s Bee Health Programmes and the Healthy Bees Plan, which sets out to protect and sustain our valuable national bee stocks.

It provides a wide range of apicultural information for beekeepers, to help keep their colonies healthy and productive.

It provides a wide range of beekeeping information, such as the activities of the NBU, honey bee related legislation, pests and diseases information which includes their recognition and control, publications, advisory leaflets and key contacts.