Native Irish Honey Bee Society – Apis mellifera mellifera

Native Irish Honey Bee Society
Apis mellifera mellifera

Hillsborough Honey Fair

The Hillsborough Honey Fair is back and bigger than ever! Discover over 50 high-quality local producers and food vendors with a wide range of local produce, including honey.

Set against the historic and picturesque backdrop of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, sample delicious local food and drink whilst relaxing to live music in the 100 acres of gardens. For the inquisitive, there will be a host of bee and honey-related activities to keep you busy all day, including talks from our resident Hillsborough beekeeper, garden tours, foraging walks, and cooking demonstrations with UTV’s Rita Fitzgerald and celebrity chef Paula McIntyre. Families will also have plenty to enjoy, from storytelling to bee-inspired waggle dancing!


06 – 07 August10.00 – 18.00. Last entry 17.00

Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Honey Fair and Gardens only tickets: Adult £11.20 | Child £5.60 | Concession £8.90 | Under 5s go free.

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