Bee Safari at Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Ready for one experience guaranteed to cause a buzz? 2023 Dates coming soon!

Have you ever wanted to know more about the bees in your garden? Well, now’s your chance. Join bee champion, author and award-winning writer, Jean Vernon for a bee safari around the Yeo Valley Organic Garden.

Jean will introduce you to some of the garden's fabulous bumblebees and solitary bees. Her bee safari will help you understand how to garden to support all of our bees and other essential pollinators. This bee safari will introduce you to the huge diversity of garden bees, show you the sorts of flowers that really make a difference, and reveal some fascinating things you may not know about our amazing garden bees!

Jean Vernon (aka Jeanie Bee) is an award-winning writer and author of The Secret Lives of Garden Bees. She is on a mission to unravel, demystify and explain the intricate balance of nature. Jean wants to introduce everyone to the familiar and unfamiliar bees and other important pollinators that live in our gardens.

The structure:

  • Meet at 10AM. Join Jean in the Yeo Yurt for a coffee
  • A talk about bees will follow before your safari walk begins
  • The morning will draw to a close after some Q&As back in the yurt
  • You are then welcome to stay on and enjoy Yeo Valley's beautiful garden
  • The garden cafe will be open for drinks, snacks and cakes

This experience includes arrival coffee, your talk, tour and garden entry. All that sweet nectar!

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 12+

Adult £28

What people are saying

Jennie Colton
Jun 2022

The talk was informative and delivered by a genuine enthusiast who really knew her stuff. It was...

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How to get there


  • Outdoors
  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Child friendly (0-16)

On the day

  • Arrive for 10AM
  • This is a working farm, no dogs please. Assistance Dogs welcome.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Yeo Valley

You might know Yeo Valley as the UK's largest organic brand, but its organic garden and Somerset farm are just as impressive. Not to mention the very place where Yeo Valley began!

The beautiful garden provides six and a half acres of ornamental and edible plants. The farmland is organic right down to its roots. A sustainable approach that nurtures the land is what this host is all about.

Head over to Yeo Valley Organic Garden for a series of inspiring experiences that connect us with nature, boost our wellbeing, and take in your stunning surroundings.

Any questions?

Ask your question directly to Yeo Valley.